Google is such an interactive search engine that always helps its users in all its possible ways. Like it stores your web and app activities to your Google account to provide you a customized experience with its services as well as enhance your search result by giving your relatable suggestions. Though Google does this temporarily to improve your Google experience, you must know how to enable/disable your web and app activities on your Android phone and privatize your activities for security reasons.

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But, do you know that your Chrome browsing history, login, passwords and other search-related data of all Google services, which are temporarily stored by Google, are open to anyone using your Chrome? No, you need not to panic, as Google allows you to pause/stop this activity storing in your account. Follow our step by step guide and know how to turn ON/OFF web and app activity on an Android phone.

How To Enable or Disable Web and App Activity on Android Phone

How To Turn ON/OFF Web and App Activity on Android Phone

To view, edit and delete web & app activity history of Google on your Android phone, you can either turn it on or off. Let’s see first,

How To Turn On Web and App Activity on an Android Phone

Step #1. Open Google app on your Android Phone.

Step #2. Next, Tap on the 3 horizontal lines at the bottom right corner of the screen.

Tap on 3 horizontal lines in Google App on AndroidStep #3. Now, Tap on ‘settings’ in the menu and then select “Accounts & privacy”.

Tap on Settings and Select Accounts & privacy in Google App on AndroidStep #4. Now, Tap on “Google activity controls”.

Tap on Google activity controls in Google App on AndroidStep #5. An activity controls page will open displaying the list of your activities that are stored.

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Step #6. Tap on “Web & App activity” and Turn it ‘On’ the switch.

Turn On Web and App Activity on Android PhoneStep #7. If you want to save your chrome browsing history and activity of any search websites and apps that use Google services, check the box next to “Include Chrome browsing history and activity from websites and apps that use Google services.”
Check the box to save Chrome browsing history and activity of any search websites on Android

How To Turn Off Web and App Activity on an Android Phone

Follow the above Steps from #1 to #6.

And then Toggle it off and then tap on Pause.

Turn Off Web and App Activity on an Android PhoneNote: You can turn it on again whenever you want.

To manage your activity, Tap on on ‘Manage Activity’ option and review and delete the activity as you desire.

Check Manage activity on AndroidConclusion

Some options may appear different on certain Android Phones, but you can easily find Activity controls and turn it on/off as you desire.

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