How to Hide Search History in Edge Android Homepage?

Learn how to remove the recent and past search history from the Microsoft Edge browser on Android phones. This will help in deleting the search terms that are being used in the search bar within the Edge browser.

If you have searched for any personal queries on the search bar like medicines or about diseases, or anything else. Then often times we do not want others to notice or read those search keywords. Hence, we tend to delete those search terms.

Similarly, whatever your word or phrase you search on the Edge browser is stored locally on the browser, and even synced within the Microsoft account if signed in. But, you also have the option to remove these keywords or phrases from search history appearing in the Edge homepage.

How to Hide Search History in Edge Android Homepage?

Here are the steps to follow in order to remove the browser search history from Microsoft Edge for Android OS phones:

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge for Android browser.
  2. Tap on horizontal 3dots icon menu for options.
  3. Select the Settings menu from the options list.
  4. Scroll down to the Search option, and tap on it.
  5. Disable the toggle button against the Show search history the option to turn OFF.

disable show search history in edge android

This will hide the entire search history stored within the Microsoft Edge browser. The search terms or keywords will be removed but maybe synced within your Microsoft account.

Just in case if you do not want Edge to store any of the search keywords or terms in the record, then you can consider using the InPrivate browsing mode in Edge. This will not store any search history including the browser cookies and site visit history. All the records are deleted on exiting the private mode.

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Kushal Azza
Kushal Azza
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