How to Stop Chrome or Edge from Saving Browsing History and Data in Windows 11 or 10?

Microsoft Edge and Google chrome save the search history. Suppose you don’t want to save browsing history and your computer browser window private. This article will guide you on how to stop Chrome or Edge from Saving Browsing History and Data in Windows 11 or 10.

Using Registry Editor, you can set things up not to hold the browsing history or data on your computer. It guides chrome and Microsoft edge not to save the search history.

If you use a standard browsing window, this feature will help you remove your search data from your computer.

How to Prevent Google Chrome from Saving Browsing History and Data on Windows 11 or 10?

To stop or prevent Google Chrome from saving browsing history and data even in normal mode, do the following steps:-

Step 1. Firstly, open the Registry Editor.

Step 2. In the Registry Editor window, navigate to the following key in the left sidebar:-

Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies

Step 3. Then, right-click on the Policies folder and select New > Key option.

Step 4. Name the newly created key as Google.

Step 5. After that, right-click on the Google key and select New > Key options.

Step 6. Set the newly created key name as Chrome.

Step 7. Now, right-click on the Chrome key and select New > DWORD (32-bit) Value.

Step 8. Name the new REG_DWORD value as SavingBrowserHistoryDisabled.

 

Step 9. Then, double-click on the SavingBrowserHistoryDisabled and set the Value data as 1.

Step 10. Click the OK button.

Step 11. Restart your computer to apply the changes.

In the future, if you want to revert the changes, set the Value data of SavingBrowserHistoryDisabled as 0. Alternatively, right-click on SavingBrowserHistoryDisabled and select the Delete option. When prompted, click the Yes button.

How to Stop Edge from Saving Browsing History and Data on Windows 11 or 10?

To stop or prevent Edge from saving browsing history and data on Windows 11 or 10, do the following steps:-

Step 1. Open the Registry Editor.

Step 2. When the Registry Editor window opens, navigate to the following key in the left sidebar:-

Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft


Step 3. Then, right-click on the Microsoft key and select New > Key options.

Step 4. Set the name as Edge.

Step 5. Right-click on Edge and select New > DWORD (32-bit) Value when you’re done.

Step 6. Name the new REG_DWORD value as SavingBrowserHistoryDisabled.

 

Step 7. After that, double-click on SavingBrowserHistoryDisabled and set the Value data as 1.

Step 8. Next, click the OK button.

Step 9. Finally, restart your computer or laptop to apply the changes.

To allow Edge to save the browsing history, set the value data of SavingBrowserHistoryDisabled as 0 or delete this REG_DWORD Value.

That’s it.

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