How to Recover Deleted Browsing History on Android

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Last Updated on September 22, 2020 by Larious

Recover Deleted Browsing History on Android

Let’s admit, while freeing up storage space on Android, we usually delete the app data and junk files. Well, Junk files are okay to delete, but deleting the app data might invite some troubles. For example, clearing the app data for the Chrome browser removes the Google Account, Browser histories, bookmarks, etc.

If you have enabled the Google Account Sync, then you can get back the deleted data like browsing histories, bookmarks, etc., but what if you have not turned on the Account sync option? So, if you are a Google Chrome user and have lost your browsing history, then don’t worry, we have got you covered.

In this article, we are going to share a working method that would help you to recover deleted Chrome history. Unlike all other data recovery methods, this one doesn’t rely on a computer. You can retrieve the deleted Chrome browser history from your android itself.

Steps to Recover Deleted Browsing History on Android:

The method will only work if the ‘Web & App activity’ is enabled on your Google Account. Check out the method to confirm whether the ‘Web & App activity’ is enabled or not.

  • First of all, open the Google Chrome browser on your android.
  • Next, open the URL –
  • This will take you to the Google Accounts page.
  • Tap on the ‘Data & Personalization’ tab.
  • Scroll down and check whether the ‘Web & App Activity’ is enabled or not.

If it is enabled, then you can easily view the deleted browsing history of Google Chrome. Follow, the steps given below to recover deleted browsing history on Chrome for Android.

Step 1. First of all, open the Google Chrome web browser.

Open the Google Chrome web browser
Open the Google Chrome web browser

Step 2. Once done, open the URL:

Open the given URL
Open the given URL

Step 3. This will take you to the Google My Activity page.

Google My Activity page
Google My Activity page

Step 4. Now select the ‘Data & Personalization’ tab.

Select the 'Data & Personalization' tab
Select the ‘Data & Personalization’ tab

Step 5. Scroll down and tap on the ‘My Activity’ option.

Tap on the 'My Activity' option
Tap on the ‘My Activity’ option

Step 6. Now scroll down, and you will be able to see all Google activity, including the browsing history, visited websites, Play Store visits, Image Searches, etc.

Save the deleted data
Save the deleted data

From there, you can save any important web searches or bookmarks for later use.

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So, that’s how you can recover deleted Google Chrome browsing history on Android. You don’t need to use any third-party apps or desktop software anymore to recover deleted Chrome history on Android. I hope this article helped you! Please share it with your friends also.


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