How to Clear Search and Location History in Google Maps on Android and iPhone

Want to delete your search and location history in Google Maps on Android and iPhone? Here is a complete guide with images to clear search history or location history in Google Maps.

Google Maps always saves your search pattern and location history whenever you update them. Well, there nothing wrong with it, but you can always clear search and location history on Google Maps on Android and iPhone.

If you are an Android user, then you probably know more and best Google Maps tips and tricks than iPhone users, but here both the apps work similarly so the process to clear search and location is the same. Let’s proceed now to learn how we can also do that.

How to Clear Search and Location History in Google Maps on Android and iPhone

Guide Clear Search and Location History in Google Maps

Step #1. Launch Google Maps app on your Android or iPhone.

Launch Google Maps app on your Android

Step #2. Tap on the hamburger menu on the top left of your screen and scroll down to ‘Settings’ and tap on it.

Tap on the hamburger menu, then tap on Settings

Step #3. Over here you will find ‘Maps history’ option, tap on it.

Tap on Maps history option

Step #4. Now you can see the locations list which are searched or visited by you recently. Besides these locations, you will see ‘X’ mark, start tapping on ‘X’ mark to remove locations individually to remove them.

Tap on X mark to remove locations individually

Step #5. With each tap on ‘X’, the app will ask you to confirm the delete, just tap on ‘DELETE’ to delete them permanently.

Tap on DELETE to delete them permanently

This process is a simple and only way to clear search and location history in Google Maps on Android and iPhone. If you want to clear entire history without clearing it individually, then you have to clear the data.

One more thing you need to note here is that deleting search history one by one will not reduce your app’s data usage.

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