Google, the giant search engine could have years of your history/conversations recorded, and even you can view/hear it too. Yes, you read it right, your worthy and unworthy history can be viewed at your personal Google history page. This feature of history recording was built into Google’s search program for better search results.
These memoirs from search engine Google work as a record keeping diary. As the diary reminds you of the various situations that you have been in. Similarly, this feature of Google help in reminding you of the various places your phone have been or where you have been on the Internet, but this also sets a question in your mind that how much information is collected about you and how intimate this information could be. You will get more if you are using an android device activating Google by saying “OK Google”, whatever you say to Google search also have recordings.
You can visit your personal history page by clicking here. Google claims that this information could never be personally used against you and this is done only for the purpose of making your web experience better.
How can you stop Google from recording your stuff?
Yes, you can stop Google from recording this stuff just by doing some techniques:-
On “My Activity” page you can find a list of audios too that you have said by from “OK Google”, even some are done outside of the Google app, as well as a transcript of the audio Google has converted to text.
Let’s see how can you prevent this?
To delete some particular files, click on the three consecutive vertical dots on the right side of particular files and then click delete as shown below.
You can change the view of the recorded activity from “Bundle View” to “Item View” and vice-versa as per your convenience.
You can also delete the activity by date and from products too (another android device you are using).
To prevent Google from recording your history then click on the “Activity Control” button on the left side, on that page you can see some activity controls and then turn off the buttons on particular activity as shown below.
The simplest way to prevent Google recording everything is to turn off the Google’s virtual assistant and do not use Google voice search.
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