Delete the Browser History in Google Chrome on a MacBook Air

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Hello and welcome to VisiHow. Today I'm going to show you how to delete the browser history on your Macbook Air while using Google Chrome. It can often be the case that you want to delete your browser history, perhaps if you have too many cookies tracking you from different web sites, it can be very helpful just to have a refresh, clear out all that old information and start again.

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    To do this, we're going to go to the Apple in the top left-hand corner, move over to Chrome then click on preferences.
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    Click on History on the left side.
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    At the top, we have the option to clear browsing data.
    Click on that.
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    This will bring up a list of options.
    You often don't want to delete passwords because you want to keep them connected to the websites you visit. Autofill form data, hosted app data, and content licenses you will also want to keep. Things such as browsing history, download history, and cookies are the number one things that you'll want to delete. The option at the top is to Obliterate the following items from the beginning of time, but there are a number of options if you only want to delete from today, if the incriminating evidence only exists in the recent past. Choose the option that is applicable to you, we'll do the past day. Go down to clear browsing data and click that.
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    Now you can see it says No history entries found, which means it has successfully deleted all of your data.
    Now you won't find that advertisements will start appearing just after you've search for a certain item, which can seem quite unnerving and surreal.
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    This is how to delete the browser history in your Macbook Air using Google Chrome.
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