How to Delete Yahoo! Search Bar History

By Kefa Olang

The Yahoo! search bar allows you to search for content including images, videos and news no matter where you are on the Internet. The Yahoo! search bar keeps a record, or history, of your recent searches. Although this is advantageous if you want to perform the same searches again in the future, it also means other users of your computer can see your search history. To maintain your privacy, delete your Yahoo! search bar history.

Step 1

Click the "Settings" tool on your Yahoo! search bar and select "Toolbar Options."

Step 2

Click the "Clear Recent Searches" option to delete your Yahoo! search bar history.

Step 3

Click the "Settings" menu and click "Toolbar Options" if you want to clear your search history automatically when you close your web browser. Select the "Auto-Clear Recent Searches When Exiting IE/Firefox" and click "OK" to save the changes.

Step 4

Click the "Settings" menu and click "Toolbar Options" if you want to disable the Yahoo! toolbar history tracking feature. Click the "Include My Recent Searches with Suggestions" checkbox and click "OK."