By default, every time you perform a search on Google Search engine, Google store your searches, keywords and data related to you in its servers. According to the Mountain View Web company, Google does that in order to serve you more relevant, customized and personalized searches which reflects your previous searches and your tastes. (This is called Web History). Let’s see how to turn off this feature and stop Google from saving your searches on its databases!
- Open Google.com.
- Sign-in using your Google username and account. To do it, click the “Sign in” button located on the top-right side of the page.
- On the right-side of the page, click the gear icon.
- From the drop-down menu, click the Web History link.
- A new page should appear on the screen. Such a page should show you all the details of your searches and the options to stop Google from fetching your data.
- In order to remove your searches you can use the Remove or Remove All Web History buttons.
- Alternatively, you can click the Pause button to temporary disable or Pause the web history feature.
- If you do not have a Google account, you can still turn off Web History (Personalized Search) by going to https://www.google.com/history/
- Now, simply click Disable customizations based on search activity.
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