The box next to "Include Chrome history and activity from sites, apps, and devices that use Google services" must be checked. Your Chrome history is saved only if you’re signed in to your Google Account and have Chrome Sync turned on. Learn about Chrome Sync.

Google's privacy shift is March 1: Everything you need to know Google provides access to the information by date (you can potentially see your Web searches for as long as your Google account has existed; Google even provides a total number of stored searches How to Erase Your Google History in 2020 - Cloudwards The nuclear option, “delete your Google+ profile,” sits at the bottom. If you want to jump before you are pushed and remove your profile before Google does it for you, that is the place to click. How to Stop Google From Tracking Your Searches Jan 15, 2020

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