Your search history shows what you searched for, the dates of your searches, and sites you have gone to. Also, based on results that you've clicked, it can help improve your search results.
When search history is off nothing new is added to your search history. Your existing history isn't deleted. To delete your search history, you need to clear it.
To clear a single search from history, on the Search History page, click the X next to the search you want to delete.
To clear all of your search history, on the Search History page, under Change history settings, click Clear all. This deletes any search history on this device.
On your Microsoft Privacy dashboard, under Clear search history, click Clear search history, and then click Clear. This deletes any search history associated with your Microsoft account.
On the Search History page, under Clear search history, click Clear all, and then click Yes. This deletes any search history associated with that account.
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