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How to Delete Google Web and App Activity on Chromebook

Do you know? Google keep track of your activities on the Internet. It tracks your web and app activities to make searches faster and provide custom experiences in Google products like Search, Maps, YouTube, and more. The Google Incognito function and deleting my browser history will not keep your data safe.

Many people mistakenly believe that removing their web search history will be sufficient to keep them safe and confidential. This is not the case. Your ISP and Google can still see your identity even when you use an incognito mode. If you are worried about data privacy and others seeing your activity, follow the guide until the end.

How to Manage your Google Activity Controls

It is possible to turn off the tracking. Google offers you an option to turn off Web & App Activity. Chromebook is a cloud-based operating system that runs on Chrome OS developed by Google. We usually use Google applications on Chromebook. These apps track Web & App activity.

Google Activity will continue to keep records of your search and browsing history unless you choose to disable them. To disable Google Web and App Activity on Chromebook, you can follow the following steps:

Step 1: Open the Google Chrome browser and visit myactivity.google.com

Step 2: It will open the “My Google Activity.” Here, you can see your web & app Activity, Location History, and YouTube History status.

Web and App Activity

Step 3: To control your Google Activity. Click on the main menu option and select the “Activity Controls” option.

Google Activity Controls Settings

Step 4: To disable all the activities click the “Turn Off” button.

Truning OFF Web & App Activity

Step 5: When toggled, you will receive a popup window where you need to confirm your choice by clicking the “Pause” button. Similarly, you can turn off all activities.

Pause Web & App Activity

How to Delete Google Activity on Chromebook

The above steps will only turn off the activity tracker. If you want to; completely delete all your Google activity, then follow the steps mentioned below.

Note:- You can also delete all your browsing data from your browse itself. We already have a detailed guide on it. You can follow our guide on; how to delete browsing history on Chromebook.

Step 1: Open the Google Chrome browser and visit myactivity.google.com. Click on the main menu button and select the “Delete activity by” option.

Deleting Google Web and App Activity

Step 2: It will take you to a page where you can delete your Google history by topic or product. Select “All time,” then click the “Delete” button.

Delete Activity by Time

Step 3: You will get the “deletion complete” window, now to close it click on the “Got it” button.

Windows showing you the Deletion Complete Message


That’s it; this is how you can delete Google Web and App Activity on Chromebook. You can check out our Chromebook troubleshooting guide if you are new to Chromebook and Chrome OS.

I hope this Chromebook 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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