Two factor authentication in search history
Google is also offering users a way to provide additional security around their search history with new features. When signing in with a Google Account, users can opt for additional verification for My Activity, which will provide users with additional information before viewing the full search history. This additional information will basically be a verification check that can be used for Google Password or Two Factor Authentication of the users. In addition, users can also choose to have Google automatically delete their search history, along with other web and app activity, after three, 18 or 36 months. By default, this will be set to 18 months. For new users, but this can be changed in the settings.
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Search history can also be removed with voice command
Talking about the most highlighted feature, users can now delete the last 15 minutes of their search history with a single tap. Currently available only for iOS users, this feature will be rolled out for Android users later this year. To enable the quick delete feature, users need to tap on their Google Account menu > Profile/Avatar icon or profile picture. Here users will see a new quick delete option that says “Delete last 15 minutes”. Tap on the option to delete the last 15 minutes of your Google search history. Apart from this, users can also give voice commands to Google Assistant . “Ok Google, delete everything I asked you last week.
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