www.bing.com search history

How do I clear my Bing Search History in www.bing.com?

Bing is a search engine that saves our entire activity (what we type in the search bar) by default in our microsoft account like google and many other search engines.

We can delete bing history easily, here are the quick steps to follow:

  1. Go to the microsoft bing homepage Bing.com on your computer or mobile device.
  2. Log in to your microsoft account if you are not already logged in.
  3. in the windows live search results page, click on the top right button (three horizontal bars gear icon) in the upper right corner of your screen.
  4. Click Search History link

  • You will see a Manage or Clear your Search History Text at the right of your  page. There you will see a Clear All button to clear bing history. (Previously there was a change history settings which disappeared)

  • You have here bing.com history of new searches first but also old searches sort by date. You can choose to show new searches here or to stop bing using them in search suggestions.
  • Click Clear all to clear your bing history completely including past searches and browsing history.
  • After click clear all you have completed the process.

Work account bing history

If you are signed in to Bing with your work account, your activiy will be associated with that account and will be visible when you are signed in. To view your Bing search activity while signed in to your work account, follow these steps:

  1. Go to the Bing search page.
  2. Click on the “Profile” icon (the person icon) in the top right-hand corner of the page.
  3. From the menu, select “History.”
  4. On the next page, you will see a list of your recent search activity, including the queries you entered and the results you clicked on.

Note that if you have multiple Microsoft accounts, you may need to switch to your work account before you can view your searches.

You can do this by clicking on the “Profile” icon and selecting your work account from the menu.


Bing profile history

Bing is a web search engine that allows users to search for information on the internet.

When you search for something on Bing, your search query and the results you click on are saved to your Bing profile history.

This allows you to easily revisit previous searches and see a history of your search activity. To view your Bing profile history, follow these steps:

  1. Go to the Bing search page.
  2. Click on the “Profile” icon (the person icon) in the top right-hand corner of the page.
  3. From the menu, select “History.”
  4. On the next page, you will see a list of your recent search activity, including the queries you entered and the results you clicked on.

Note that in order to view your Bing profile history, you will need to be signed in to your Microsoft account. If you are not signed in, you will not be able to see your profile history.

Also, your profile history will only include searches you have performed while signed in to your Microsoft account. Searches you have performed while signed out or on another device will not be included in your profile history.


How to delete bing history in the app

To delete your Bing activity in the app, you can follow these steps:

  1. Open the Bing app on your device.
  2. Tap on the “Settings” icon in the bottom-right corner of the screen. This will open the settings menu for the app.
  3. In the settings menu, tap on the “History” option.
  4. On the next page, you will see a list of your recent searches. Tap on the “Clear history” button at the bottom of the page to delete all of your activity
  5. A pop-up window will appear asking you to confirm that you want to delete. Tap on the “Clear” button to confirm and delete your activity.

After following these steps, your activity will be deleted and you will no longer be able to see your past search queries in the Bing app.

Bing history not clearing

If your Bing history is not clearing when you try to delete it, there could be a few reasons for this. Here are some possible solutions to try:

  • Make sure you are signed in to your Microsoft account before you try to clear your history. Your activity is associated with your Microsoft account, so you will need to be signed in to delete it.
  • Clear your browser’s cache and cookies. Sometimes, old data from your browser can interfere with the ability to clear your searches. Clearing your cache and cookies can help resolve this issue.
  • Use the “Clear History” button on the Bing history page. To access this page, go to Bing, click on the “Profile” icon, and select “History.” On the next page, click on the “Clear History” button, and then select the data types you want to clear (e.g. Searches, Images, Videos, Flights, etc.) and click on the “Clear” button.
  • Try using a different web browser. If clearing your cache and cookies and using the “Clear History” button does not work, try using a different web browser to see if that fixes the issue.

If you are still unable to clear your Bing history after trying these steps, you may need to contact Bing customer support for further assistance.


How to turn off search suggestions

If you want to turn off Bing search suggestions, you can do so by following these steps:

  1. Open your web browser and go to the Bing homepage.
  2. Click on the “Settings” icon in the top-right corner of the page, next to the “Sign in” button. This will open the Bing settings menu.
  3. In the settings menu, scroll down to the “Search” section and click on the “Manage search history” link.
  4. On the next page, you will see a toggle switch labeled “Search suggestions.” If it is turned on, click on the switch to turn it off.
  5. Once you have turned off search suggestions, you can close the settings menu by clicking on the “X” in the top-right corner.

After following these steps, Bing will no longer display search suggestions when you are typing in the search bar.

Please note that this will only affect the device and browser you are currently using. If you want to turn off search suggestions on other devices or browsers, you will need to repeat these steps on each one.


How do I completely clear Bing history?

There are a number of ways you can see and delete your bing search activity on a web browser.

For example, you can click on the three vertical bars on the top right  of the home page () or navigate directly to the profile

If you have a Microsoft account and have signed in to it, the new web page that opens will show all your previous searches and your internet browser history as shown below in the privacy dashboard (click on dashboard button to access) with personal information and a search list.

bing profile search history insights

If you are not signed in to a Microsoft account, you’ll find an empty recent searches. And a message from Microsoft asking you to “Sign in to see your search history on different browsers and computers” as also shown in the screen capture below.

After taking out time to view your search history, you can then move on select what you want to delete. To delete your bing search activity, simply click “Clear all” to the right of the pie chart.

You can view and change all your privacy controls form within the microsoft privacy dashboard

  1. Login to your account
  2. Click on “Go to dashboard”
  3. On the new page that opens is the privacy dashboard, click the “VIEW AND CLEAR SEARCH HISTORY” (shown below).

view and clear search history

By default, the “Filter by data type” drop-down menu on the left of the new screen is set to “all data types”, including search settings.

Apart from related searches, other items on the menu include “Apps and Services,” “Voice,” “Search,” “Browse,” “Media,” and “Locations.”

It is in this location that you can control and see your searches stored with all devices in greater detail by clicking search from the drop-down or by viewing it along with other information in the default “all data types” option.

You can then explore, download or delete your search bing history either through the all types option or by specifically:

  1. selecting the search option
  2. then clicking on “Clear activity” on the far right, after which you’ll notice the instructions below from Microsoft.
  3. Click on “Clear” to delete your search history.

Apart from deleting, you can also change history setting in the dashboard. All deleted item will not be visible.

How to view and delete bing images search history

The images are an important part of your search activity. You can learn  about bing images search history


Videos Search bing history

The videos are also part of your activity. Learn in an specific article how to view and delete and manage bing videos history.

The privacy Dashboard

You can manage all your privacy settings from the privacy dashboard.

Location Activity

You will view here your Location history from Bing Maps.

Speech Activity

If you ever use voice searches in Bing Search Engine all of them will be displayed here.

Browsing History

All the microsoft Edge and other Microsoft browsers history is shown here. You can view an delete it.

Search History

All your Bing Search History is displayed here.

  • You can download it from the download your data link.
  • It is also possible to clear all from the clear all search history link.
  • If you want to delete only individual items use the trash icon at the right of each search of your recent history.

App and service activity

All the activity of the microsoft Apps you use will be visible here. You can view or clear it here.

In this screen you can download your data, Clear all app and service activity completely or delete items individually from the recent activities list.

Media Activity

Music, Video or TV history and related searches.

App and service performance data

Microsoft saves information about the service and performance of its apps used by users including the Bing app.

Manage privacy settings

Finally, it is possible to manage the privacy configuration of the main Microsoft applications like Windows, Xbox, Office, Microsoft teams, Skype, News Community and Linkedin.


What are the disadvantages of Bing?

The disadvantages of Bing are as follows:

  • It does not rank well for some searches
  • The website is not responsive
  • It does not have a social media presence
  • There are not as many features available
  • The website is simple.


It is safe to search on Bing?

The Bing search engine is one of the best tools to use when you want to find information on the internet. It can be used on almost any device, it provides a lot of features that make searching easier, and it’s safe to use.


How do I stop Bing from saving history?

When you use Bing, it automatically saves your search history. This is a privacy concern for many people. Fortunately, there are a few ways to stop Bing from saving your history and you can pick whichever one is best for you.

Option 1:

You can turn off the “Save Searches” feature in the settings menu. This will help prevent Bing from saving your searches, but it will also remove any saved searches that you already have.

Option 2:

You can clear all on the “History” tab on the dashboard page. This will erase all of your saved searches and provide some peace of mind when it comes to privacy.

Option 3:

You can disable Cortana by going to Cortana > Settings > Privacy > Speech, inking & typing > Turn off “Hey Cortana” and “Search online and include web results”.

Does Bing track you like Google?

Bing is a search engine that was developed by Microsoft. It is a competitor to Google and also provides you with a variety of other services. Bing does not track your location, but it does use your search history to provide you with more personalized results.

Google tracks your location and uses this information to tailor the results that you see on the page. This way, they are able to provide you with the best possible suggestions for what you are looking for.


The Bing.com Search Engine

Bing is a microsoft’s search engine technology built by the tech giant. Search engines show search results from given queries.

Each search result is sort by relevancy in the results with the input term. The main competitor is Google but there are others. The most popular are: Yahoo (with uses bing search results, Baidu, Yandex and Duckduckgo

Bing stores the internet users browsing activity in Cortana (including cortana voice searches), internet explorer and microsoft edge browser, the most widely used browser after google chrome, controlling a third of the US market.


The history of bing.com search engine?

Bing was launched in 2009 by Microsoft. You can learn more about when was bing created.


How Do I Clear My Bing Searches History in XBOX

  1. Find the Hub icon in the top right corner of your screen in Edge.
  2. Press A with your controller.
  3. Select to delete .
  4. Press  A.
  5. Select Clear


Does Bing save search history?

Yes, Bing record searches and activity. It is tracked through your Bing account. You can see it through your privacy dashboard as explained in the section before.

How long does Bing keep your search history?

The data is never deleted if you don’t erase it manually.


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