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How to Stop Google From Knowing Which Website You Visit

If you think using Google Chrome on your smartphone for surfing the internet is private then you are wrong. Google knows about every website you open on your Google Chrome browser on your smartphone. This is not your privacy breach, Google is just trying to know about your activities on those websites to make the experience better for you.

I know a lot of you don’t want any compromises with your privacy even if it is to make your experience better. Well, there is a lot of solution to that problem like you can stop using Google Chrome and start using any other browser on your smartphone. But there is one solution in the Google Chrome itself.

Also Read: How to Stop Facebook From Tracking You Outside Its App

Google Chrome has a feature called Make searches and browsing better which clearly says that it “automatically sends URL of the pages that you visit to Google”. This feature is to make your experience better by studying the URL you visit on your smartphone.

Here we have a quick guide to tell you how you can disable this feature and stop Google to know about the websites you visit.

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Steps to Disable Google from Tracking URL on Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and go to Settings.
  2. Inside Settings, tap Sync and Google Services.
  3. Scroll to the bottom of this page and disable Make searches and browsing better.
  4. Once you disable this, Chrome will stop tracking the websites you visit.

Wrapping up

This feature is enabled by default but you can disable it to get your privacy back on your Android smartphone. Now, your phone won’t send your website visit details to Google anymore.

Also Read: 9 hidden Google Chrome features that can make your life easier


Amit Rahi

He is a tech enthusiast who always keeps an eye on the latest tech news. He is a master at Android and Windows “how to” articles. In his free time, you will find him tinkering with his PC, playing games, or browsing Reddit. At GadgetsToUse, he is responsible to update the readers with the latest tips, tricks, & hacks to take the most out of their gadgets.