How will I remove URL from the timeline

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Delete browser history

You need delete a URL from the browser history to protect your privacy and not let others know what you do online? No problem: in the following lines, you will find explained how to act in all the main browsers for computers, smartphones and tablets. Also, always in the following lines, you can find the instructions to delete not only certain URLs, but the entire browser history. You just have to choose the solution that suits you best and put it into practice.



Google Chrome

To delete a URL from the history of Google Chrome da computer, start the program and press the symbol (...) located in the upper right corner of the screen. In the drop-down menu that appears, go to the section Chronology > Chronology. Next, select the URLs to be deleted, placing a check mark on them, and first click on the button Delete, located in the upper right corner, and then up Remove.


To clear all browser history, instead, click on the item Clear browsing data located at the top left e, on the next screen, first choose whether to clear the browsing data basic or whether to perform a cleaning Advanced.


Once this is done, use the drop-down menu time lapse, to indicate the length of time in which to clear the history (for example last day), put the check mark on the item browsing history, and possibly also on other terms (for example those relating to cookie and altri dati dei siti and cached images and data) and click on your button Clear data. You can also reach this section via the path Other tools> Clear browsing data, from the menu ().

Give smartphone and tablet


To delete the history of a website visited via Google Chrome for Android and iOS, start the browser app from the home screen of your device, then press the icon with the symbol (...) and tap on the item Chronology.

Now, to delete a single URL on Android, press the button with the symbol (X); on iOSinstead, tap on Modification, put the check mark on the URL and press on the item Delete.


Alternatively, tap on the item Clear browsing data, put the check mark on the other elements to be deleted (in addition to the browsing history you can delete, for example, i cookie and altri dati dei siti or cached images and data). Then go on Android, tap on the items Clear data e then Clear. On iOS, invece, pigia su Clear browsing data per due turn consecutive.

Mozilla Firefox

To delete a URL from the history of Firefox da computer, start the program, click on the icon with the symbol () that you find on the top right and then reach the path Library> History> View History.

Now, through the panel that shows the URLs visited, right click on one of them and press on the context menu item Delete page o Forget this site (to delete multiple pages with the same URL).

If, on the other he, you intend to clear all history, follow the path Options> Privacy and security from the menu (☰) and press pulsating Cancel the timeline. Then choose the other additional items to be deleted by placing a check mark on them (for example i cookie or the cache), indicates the time interval for which you want to clear the history history (for example last hour) and click on the option Cancel now.


Give smartphone and tablet

To delete a URL visited with Firefox on Android and iOS, start the application from the home screen of your device and press the icon (...), located in the upper right corner (on Android) or the button with the symbol () (on iOS).

Now, locate the URL you want to delete e, on Android, hold down on the address, press on Remove or on Delete History, to delete all the elements of the same. Up iOS you have to manually delete the individual URLs with a swipe from left to right and pressing on Delete.

Safari

The browser was used Safari su Mac, you can easily delete all history or delete a single website. Remember, however, that if you have activated the synchronization of browsing data with iCloud, deleting a URL will automatically remove it from the browser even on all iOS devices connected to the same Apple account .

To delete a URL from a Mac, click on the entry Chronology which you can see at the top left of the menu bar and press on the item Show chronology tutta. Find the website you want to delete, right-click on it and press on the item Delete in its context menu.

Do you want to clear all history? From the menu Chronology press on the item Cancel the timeline e, in the next screen, indicate the time window for which you want to delete it (for example that of thelast hour or that di yesterday and today) and click on your button Clear chronology per confermare l'operazione.

From the menu Chronology in Safari you can also hold down the key Other on the keyboard so that the wording appears Clear history and keep website data; by acting in this way, following the instructions I have given you in the previous lines, you can select the time window in which to delete the history, while maintaining temporary data, such as cookies.

Give smartphone and tablet

Su iPhone e iPad, you can clear a single browser history URL by launching the app Safari, pressing the icon with the book symbol located in the menu below and then up that of the clock you see above. Once you have identified the URL to delete, swipe from left to right and press on Delete.

Alternatively, to clear all browser history, open the app Settings which is located on the home screen of your device and tap on the item Safari. On the next screen, tap on the item first Cancella dati siti Web and timeline e then Cancella date and timeline, to confirm.

Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer

If you intend to clear your browser history through the use of the program Microsoft Edge, start the software and press on symbol (...) that you find in the main menu. Then press on the item Settings and then Choose items to delete.

Then put the check mark on the options of your interest, in addition to the browsing history, such as i saved cookies and website data and cached data and files; finally press the button Clear.

You are using the old browser for Windows, Internet Explorer? In this case, you can delete the visited Internet sites by pressing on symbol of a gear on the main browser screen and once the route has been reached Security> Delete Browsing History, by placing the check mark on the items you wish to delete e, finally, by clicking on the button Delete.

Give smartphone and tablet

If you use the application Microsoft Edge for Android or iOS and you want to delete some sites from the history, press the icon with the symbol (...) on the home screen, then tap on the items Settings> Privacy and tap on the wording Clear browsing data (Clear browsing data your iOS).

Now, select the menu items you see on the screen, in order to also delete the site data cookies come on Android, awarded his Clear. On iOSinstead, once you have selected the menu items, first press on Clear browsing data and then Clear, to confirm the operation.

Other useful solutions

If you want to clear the history of multiple browsers at the same time or want to prevent your Internet activity from being recorded, I recommend reading my guide on how to delete computer traces.

Delete your Google activity history

As you surely know, Google collects a lot of information about us and our activities. First, it stores the history of our searches. Well, know that you can delete the history of the Internet sites searched through Google by deleting the information collected by the search engine is by using the computer that gives smartphone e tablet.

In the first case, connected to the Google home page e, once logged in, press on your image or onprofile icon in the upper right corner. Then click the button Google Account and on the voice Manage your activities on Google, at the section Personal data privacy.

Now, scroll through the displayed web page and click on the entry Log in to Task Manager. On the next screen, move the toggle from ON a OFF, corresponding to the item Web and app activity, and confirm the operation by pressing on Suspend.

On this screen, you can mute voices as well Device information, Voice and audio activity, YouTube search history and YouTube watch history, by moving the relative levers from ON a OFF.

Also, by clicking on the entry Gestisci timeline in correspondence with these items you can delete the individual elements present in each section of the Google history: to do this, click on the icon with the symbol (...), then press on Delete per due turn consecutive.

Give smartphone and tablet

To deactivate the history of searches made with Google from smartphones and tablets, you can act through the app for Android and iOS, starting it through its icon on the home screen of your device. Then press on symbol () su Android (The symbol of a gear su iOS).

Now, come on Android, from the panel Settings, tap on the items Account and Privacy> Google Activity Management, move the lever from ON a OFF, in correspondence with the indications Web and app activity, Location history, Device Information, Voice and Audio Activity, YouTube Search History, YouTube Watch History.

From now on, the procedure is identical to the one that can be performed on a computer. Then refer to the indications provided in the previous lines, to delete the individual elements in the sections mentioned.

Su iOSinstead, go to the panel Activity management, tapping on the voice Chronology, move from ON a OFF the levetta History on device, awarded his Cancel the timeline your device twice in a row, or tap on View history on device, eliminating the single items with a swipe from left to right and pressing on Delete.




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