Google’s automatic systems could already be set to delete your web history after three, 18 or 36 months, but this adds an extra layer of privacy. It could be particularly useful in certain scenarios. For example, if you’ve been researching gifts for your significant other and don’t want them to see what you’ve been up to on your phone. It’s rolling out in the Google app for iPhone now and will be available to Android users later this year. That means you might not see it available right away, but you should start to see it soon.
In just two taps, Google’s iPhone app can delete your most recent search history. It’s now coming out for iPhone, so you might not see it right immediately, but you should. It will be available for Android devices later. Here’s how to remove the last 15 minutes of your search history in a flash. On a smartphone, the Google logo is displayed alongside the front pages of multiple newspapers in the backdrop. On a smartphone, the Google logo is displayed alongside the front pages of multiple newspapers in the backdrop. Getty Images/Hakan Nural/Anadolu Agency Google’s iPhone app is getting a new feature that lets you remove the last 15 minutes of search history with just two touches
Note that this isn’t the Chrome app that you might use on your iPhone, instead it’s the main Google app. But it’ll still delete anything you’ve searched for in Google using Chrome. That’s it! You’ve cleared anything you’ve searched in the last 15 minutes. Pro tip: Tap the “Search history” button and set it to auto-delete every three months if you want to clear out your Google web and app activity as often as possible using Google’s automatic delete tool.