Clear History

Clear History

Quickly clears the browser history.

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What is Clear History?

'Clear History' is a reliable Chrome extension designed to make browsing history management easier. It automatically erases all entries or makes older entries expire according to user preference, while the recent ones are left untouched. A notable feature that sets it apart is its transparency - users can freely review the extension source via a link available on its homepage.

Stats
Users: 3,555
Version: 2.0.0 (Last updated: 2022-10-10)
Creation date: 2016-02-28
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
Permissions:
  • alarms
  • history
  • cookies
  • downloads
  • notifications
  • storage
Host permissions:
  • http://*/*
  • https://*/*
Size: 34.28K
URLs: Website
Stats date:

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Summary

Automatically clear all history, or expire old entries while preserving the most recent!

Feel free to review the extension source at the homepage linked on the right.

User reviews
User reviews summary
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Pros
  • Easy to use and simple to setup
  • Automatically deletes old browsing history
  • One click operation
  • Allows users to customize time frame to clear data
Cons
  • Despite settings, it clears 'older than' history instead of 'newer than'
  • Does not work for some users
  • Needs ability to customize the number of days beyond 30 day limit
  • Stopped working on Opera
  • Does not delete favicons
Most mentioned
  • Ease of use
  • Automatically deletes old browsing history
  • Customization of days to clear data
  • Issues with its functionality
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Safety
Risk impact

Clear History is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Clear History if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Clear History has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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