How to Delete History on Mac Chrome

Charlotte Daniels

Mac, Tutorials

Do you want to clear your browsing history on Mac Chrome? Whether you’re looking to maintain your privacy or just tidy up your browser, deleting your history is a simple and effective way to achieve this. In this tutorial, we will guide you through the steps to delete your browsing history on Mac Chrome.

Step 1: Open Chrome

To get started, launch the Google Chrome browser on your Mac. You can find it in the Applications folder or by searching for it using Spotlight.

Step 2: Access History

Once Chrome is open, click on the three vertical dots at the top-right corner of the window. This will open a dropdown menu. From the menu, select History.

Step 3: Clear Browsing Data

After clicking on History, another dropdown menu will appear. Here, you need to select Clear browsing data... A new tab will open with several options for clearing different types of data.

Step 3.1: Choose Time Range

In the new tab, first, choose the time range for which you want to delete your browsing history. You can select from options like Last hour, Last 24 hours, Last 7 days, or All time. Selecting All time will delete all of your browsing history.2: Select Browsing History

In the same tab, make sure that the checkbox next to Browsing history is checked. This ensures that only your browsing history will be deleted while other data like cookies and cached files will be preserved.3: Clear Data

Once you’ve chosen the time range and selected Browsing history, click on the Clear Data button at the bottom-right corner of the window. Chrome will then start deleting your browsing history.

Step 4: Confirm Deletion

After clicking Clear Data, a confirmation dialog box will appear asking if you want to proceed with clearing your browsing data. To confirm, click on the Clear button, and Chrome will promptly delete your browsing history.


You have successfully cleared your browsing history on Mac Chrome. Your privacy is now maintained, and you can browse without any trace of your past activities. Remember that deleting your history is a good practice to keep your browsing experience clean and secure.

If you ever need to clear your history again in the future, just follow these simple steps. Happy browsing!

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