Google Maps is one of the platforms for geolocation most popular on the internet and has a series of features that aim to make life easier for anyone who has installed it on cell.

However, there is a feature of the platform that many users don't like: the location history. Although useful when it is necessary to consult places visited, having this type of sensitive information saved on the device can be a danger if your cell phone is stolen, for example.

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In addition, the tool marks possible paths made based on the location of devices connected to your Google account and, often, it makes a mistake and marks that you have been in places you have never been - that is, what was supposed to be useful can end up getting in the way .

So, check out the walkthrough and see how to delete day, specific location or even your entire Google Maps history.

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See how to delete Google Maps history

  • To delete a specific place

1 – Open the Google Maps application, available for Android e iOS;

2 – Click on your profile icon;

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3 – Select the option “Your timeline”;

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4 – Define which day you want to change the history;

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5 – Click on the three points next to the place you want to delete and select “Remove”;

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  • To exclude a certain day

1 – On the “Timeline” tab, select the three points in the upper right corner;

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2 – Click on the option “Exclude day”;

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  • To clear all location history

1 – On the “Timeline” tab, select the three points in the upper right corner;

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2 – Click on “Settings and Privacy”;

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3 – Then select “Delete all location history”;

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4 – In the next window, select “I understand and I want to delete” and click on “Delete”.

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Ready! Now you know how to delete your location history from Google Maps.

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