How to Clear Your Browsing History on Chrome for Android

chrome for android clear history

It’s no mystery that web browsers follow many of our Internet usage patterns. This “story” is also easily accessible by anyone who verifies your device. If you are using Google Chrome on Android, we will show you how to erase it.

Your browsing history is a running list of all the websites you have visited. It is useful when you want to go back to a page that you have visited before or if you can’t remember where you saw or read something. However, sometimes you may not want others to have access to this history. Let’s be clear!

To get started, open Google chrome on your Android phone or tablet.

open google chrome

Tap the three-dot menu at the top right.

tap the menu icon

Then press “History” from the context menu.

select the history in the menu

If you want to clear specific entries, you can tap the search icon at the top. Press the “X” next to any entry to delete it.

search for entries and delete them

To delete your browsing history in bulk, tap “Clear browsing data”.

press clear browsing data

Under the “Basic” tab, you can choose how far you want to erase the data with the “Time range” option. Make sure “Browsing history” is selected, then tap “Clear data”.

select a time slot and delete the data

The “Advanced” tab offers a few more options, but they are not necessary to clear your browsing history.

advanced tab options

It really is that easy. You can do this as often as you like to keep your history clear.


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