How to Auto-remove Google’s Web and location history in Windows 10

Google gathers and retains details about your activities including the history, your site, search, and location. Google now auto-deletes the history after 18 months for new users, but if you previously activated this function with the default settings, it will forever remember history. For a current user, you will have to go into your activity settings and change the option to make Google remove your data after 18 months. You may also tell Google to either auto-delete content after three months or fully avoid collecting data. In this article, we will guide you through the whole procedure to auto-remove Google’s Web and location history in Windows 10.

Auto-remove Google’s Web and location history in Windows 10

To auto-remove Google’s Web and location history in Windows 10, follow this procedure step by step.

Open Google Chrome browser. Sign in with your account if you are not logged in. Then navigate to the following link.

https://myactivity.google.com/activitycontrols?pli=1

The screen will appear as the following image is showing.

Click the Auto-delete (Off) option as highlighted in the above image. Now the following dialogue box will appear.

Click the Auto-delete activity older than 18 months radio button and then click the Next button as highlighted in the above image. After that, the following dialogue box will appear.

Click the Confirm button, if you want to delete the activity older than 18 months as highlighted in the above image. Then the following options will appear in front of you.

Click the See other activity option as highlighted in the above image. A new tab will open as the following image is showing.

Click the Manage activity option as highlighted in the above image. A new tab will show the following options.

Click the Location History toggle button as highlighted in the above image. Then the following options will appear in front of you.

Click the Pause button as highlighted in the above image. Then you will see that Location History will be disabled as the following image is showing.

Now go to the My Google Activity page and click the Delete activity by option as the following image is showing.

It will show the following options to delete the activity.

Conclusion

By following this procedure, you will be able to Auto-remove Google’s web and location history in Windows 10.

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