How to View Google Search History: My Own and Someone’s

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Megan Evans

Updated: May 17, 2021 12:26 pm

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When we visit a web page, we may find interesting content there. Sometimes we forget to bookmark it for future usage. If that web page was browsed a while ago it's really difficult for anyone to remember it again. Luckily every web browser saves all the browsing history which you can use to view Google search history. If you don't know how to view Google search history, than you have come to the right place. With the help of this article, you will learn everything about viewing search history of Google from your web browser, iPhone or Android devices. So follow the guideline from every part of this article and help yourself.

Part 1: How to View My Own Google History on Web and Mobile Phones

In our daily life and work, we often need to search the Internet for some information. However, it can be a little difficult to find the websites we have visited before if we have not saved the web pages as bookmarks. Fortunately, Google will save previous browsing history, so here are a few ways you can retrieve it from different devices.

1. On Web

Many people have said the same thing on the internet for many times - "I want to view my search history." The most basic way to view Google search history is from your web browser. You can follow the below guideline to view Google search history on web -

  • Next you need to sign in by using your Google account credentials, if already signed in then you can skip this step.

sign into google account

  • Now you need to review all your Google account activity from this page. You can scroll up and down to review as much as you like.

  • Finally you can easily select a category of your choice such as "Google Chrome". All you need to do is click on the heading of any section of your choice.

choose a specific category

 2: On Android

Google is the browser that works for a wide range of android users, it wasn't hard to look at its browsing history. Now, you can easily know how to view search history on Android from this part. Here is how you can do it -

  • First you need to open Google app on your Android device.

  • Then tap on the "Options" icon from the bottom right corner of your mobile screen.

  • Now tap on the "Settings" option from next page.

  • Then select "Accounts & Privacy" option.

select accounts and privacy

  • Next you need to tap on the "My activity" option to proceed.

select my activity

  • Finally you can easily review all your google account activity from the next page.

3: On iPhone

If you are an iPhone user and you are asking how to view my Google search history on iPhone, then this part will help you a lot. It's really easy and there is nothing complicated in this process. Here is how to do it -

  • First you need to launch the Google app on your iphone.

  • Then tap on the "Settings" icon from the top left corner of your screen.

  • Then you need to select "History" option from the next page.

select history

  • Then choose my activity from the history menu.

choose my activity

  • Finally you can review all your google account activity from the next page by scrolling up and down.

Part 2: How to View Someone's Google Search History without Accessing Their Phone

If you view Google search history of other's especially your kid's phone, then you need to start using KidsGuard Pro parental control app. This amazing tool can easily give you all the information from your kid's phone anytime you want. It not only can help you to view search history of Google but also track location of the target device, understand your kid's behaviour and help you exercise better parenting, monitor your target devices activity and much more.

Monitor Now View Demo

Why We Need Professional App to View Google History of Others?

Google browser has a feature of private browsing mode, use private browsing mode means the searches you do or sites you visit won't be saved to your device or browsing history. So in this case, we can't check Google search history on other people's phones, let alone without touching the device. But don't worry, here's how to use the professional KidsGuard Pro to check.

  • First you need to Sign Up to register for a KidsGuard Pro account by using your email address and other credentials. Then you need to follow the setup wizard and provide your kid's name, age and other information, choose "Android" as operating system to finish setting up the account for your target device.

  • Then you need to visit - to download and install KidsGuard Pro app on your target device.

download and install the app

set up the app

  • Then install KidsGuard Pro assistant on the target device: Click the downloaded file to install and setup the KidsGuard Pro Assistant app. Sign into your account and follow all the setup procedures.

  • Finally after you setup the app on both your device and your kid's device, you will be able to visit the web control panel and monitor your target device easily. It takes a little time to sync all the data from your target device. You can easily select the "Browser History" option to view all the Google search history of other's in this way.

view google search history of other's phone

Monitor Now View Demo

Draw a Conclusion

This article can be the best guideline for you if you want to learn how to view Google search history easily. After finishing this article you will know how to view Google search history on web, iPhone device and Android devices in no time. Also if you want to view other's Google search history, then start using KidsGuard Pro parental control app to do it. It's easy, fast and effective solution for both parental control and viewing Google search history. So start using this app from now.


By Megan Evans

Posted on May 30, 2019 ( Updated: May 17, 2021 )

A certified content marketing specialist with great passion for Internet and online safety. She is bent on educating the audience about cyber safety tips and tricks.

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