How To View, Delete and Clear Google Chrome Browser History?


Google Chrome is the most popular browser in the IT world. Google Chrome is provided for different platforms and operating systems like Windows, Linux, Android, iOS, etc. User browsing history is stored in Google Chrome. This browser history can create some privacy problems. We can view, delete, and clear Chrome Browser history where we will learn in this tutorial.

View Android Google Chrome History

Chrome Android provides a similar experience to the Chrome desktop version. We can open and view Chrome history from the right menu and History menu item like below.

View Android Google Chrome History
View Android Google Chrome History

We will see the following History screen. This screen contains information about the web page title, web page URL, visit date information about out history. We can remove or delete specific history record from the record line or use the x in order to delete all history from the upper right corner.

View Android Google Chrome History
View Android Google Chrome History

View Windows, Linux (Ubuntu, Mint, Fedora) Google Chrome History

Google Chrome history tab can be opened in different ways in Windows operating system. We can use keyboard shortcuts, menu, or address bar in order to open and view Chrome History.

Open with CTRL+H Shortcut

The easiest and fastest way to open Chrome history is by using a keyboard shortcut. We will use the CTRL+H shortcut to open history. This means while pressing Control also press H.

CTRL+H

Open From Chrome Menu

We can also use the Chrome menu to open and view history. We will click on the menu button from the upper right. Then we will open the History menu and history menu items like below.

Open From Chrome Menu
Open From Chrome Menu

Open From Address Bar

As Google Chrome is a very talented browser we can use Address Bar for a lot of different actions and configurations. We can open the History tab by using the following address.

chrome://history
Open From Address Bar
Open From Address Bar

Clear or Delete Android Google Chrome History

We can delete Google Chrome history from the Android by using CLEAR BROWSING DATA button from the history tab like below.

Clear or Delete Android Google Chrome History
Clear or Delete Android Google Chrome History

Clear or Delete Windows, Linux (Ubuntu, Mint, Fedora) Google Chrome History

After opening Google Chrome History we can use different ways to clear browsing history. We have two way to clear browsing history those are Clear browsing data button and clearBrowserData address.

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Clear browsing data Button

We can use the Clear browsing data button from the left panel.

Clear browsing data Button
Clear browsing data Button

Clear Browser Data Address Bar

Alternatively, we can use the Address Bar for the following command. This will call clearBrowserData function from the settings.

chrome://settings/clearBrowserData
clearBrowserData Address Bar
clearBrowserData Address Bar

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