How to Clear Cortana Search History in Windows 10

Just Like Apple Siri and Google’s Google Now, Cortana is a virtual assistant for Microsoft Windows 10 users, allow users to search anything from the Internet, Apps, and Files from PC. but According to a news portal, Microsoft is spying on users and thus it is very important to clear Search History. However, we can easily clear search history from browsers but how to Clear Cortana Search History in Windows 10.

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Cortana is more than a search feature. It’s a personal assistant like Siri. Cortana comes preinstalled on your Windows 10 and uses Bing for searches. Cortana can be used to find important documents, files, and apps but if you don’t want Cortana’s search history to be stored, you can clear it. Now, users of Windows 10 can now clear Cortana search history, using Windows 10 Setting.

Clear Cortana Search History in Windows 10

Step 1: Open Settings using Win + I or open the Start menu > click the Settings gear icon from the left.

Step 2: Click on Privacy.

Step 3: From the left side, click “Speech, inking, & typing.”

Step 4: Click Stop getting to know me option. When a popup appears, click on Turn Off.

This will stop Cortana from gathering any more information.

Cortana is a cloud-based personal assistant for Windows users that works with all windows devices and Microsoft services. Cortana provides a range of features including files search, App search and search on the Internet.

Cortana works best when you sign in and let her use data from your device, but if you don’t know alow Cortana to spy on you and take data from your search, then this guide will help you.

Clear Cortana Data from Bing Account

Step 1: Go to Speech, inking, & typing using the same method as mentioned above. Then click on “Go to Bing and manage personal info for all your devices” link.

Step 2: Open with any of your browsers and then ok.

Step 3: Scroll down to the Other Cortana Data and Personalized Speech, Inking and Typing > click Clear.

Thanks for reading this guide on how to Clear Cortana Search History in Windows 10. If you are still facing the issue then comment below.

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