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How to Delete Browsing History on Chromebook

Deleting browsing history on a Chromebook is useful for getting rid of cached website information, search history, and more. When you delete this information, it is difficult for others to monitor your usage on your Chromebook.

Here is a complete guide on; how to delete browsing history on Chromebook. If you want to delete all the Google Activity, you can also check our guide on; how to delete Google Web Activity on Chromebook.

How to Delete Browsing History on Chromebook

If you don’t want to save browsing history on your Chromebook, you can go Incognito. But, all the time, it is not possible to use the Incognito Mode. So, it is also important to know; how to delete browsing history from a Chromebook.

Here are the steps you can follow to do so:

Step 1: Open the Google Chrome browser on your Chromebook. If you are using the older version of the Google Chrome browser, you can update your Chrome OS to update the Chrome browser. For new features and security updates, always keep your browser up-to-date.

Step 2: Now, click on the three-dot icon. You will find it in the top right corner of the screen.

Accessing Settings Menu on Chromebook

Step 3: Here, you will find a context menu. Hover over the “History” option and select “History” in the menu that appears. Or use the Ctrl + H keyboard shortcut. You can also visit chrome://history on your address bar to open the Chrome history.

The History Option on Chrome

Step 4: To delete Chromebook browsing history by a website. Click on the “Chrome History” tab and select the specific website you want to delete. Then click on the “Delete” button to clear the chrome history.

Deleting Chrome History

Step 5: You’ll get a confirmation window. Just click the “Remove” button when you’re ready to clear your Chromebook browsing history.

Pop-up Windows showing Cancel and Remove Button

How to Delete Browsing Data from your Chromebook

The above method will only delete the Chromebook browsing history that you have selected. If you want to delete all the browsing data such as – browsing history, download history, Cookies, Cached, and more from your Chromebook. Then follow the below steps:

Step 1: To delete the browsing data from your Chromebook. Click on the “Clear Browsing Data” tab.

Clear Browsing Data

Step 2: Here you will get two tabs “Basic” and “Advanced.” To delete the browsing history, cookies, and cached, click on the “Basic” tab.

Note:- You can also use the advanced tab if you want to delete the save passwords and site settings.

Delete Browsing History and Cookies on Chromebook

Step 3: Now, from the drop-down menu, select the time range. Then click on the “Clear Data” button.

Delete Browsing History on Chromebook


That’s it; this is how you can delete your browsing history on your Chromebook. You can also check out our Chromebook troubleshooting guide if you are new to Chromebook and Chrome OS.

I hope this Google Chrome guide was helpful to you. If you liked the article, share it with your friends. If you have some suggestions or doubts, do not hesitate to leave them in the comments section. We are always there to assist you.

Ajoy Kumar
Ajoy Kumarhttps://thechromeguide.com
I love using Chromebook. So, I created TheChromeGuide.com to share my knowledge of ChromeOS, Chrome and Chromecast.
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