How to Recover the Web History on an Android

The Android operating system supports many different Web browser apps. Each Web browser stores your browsing history in a location specific to that program. You can access this history through each individual browser. If you have multiple browsers on your device, their histories are stored in separate locations. If you clear the history tied to a specific browser, you will not be able to restore it.

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Each browser on your Android device has its own Web history.
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Google Chrome

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Tap the "Chrome" icon to open the browser.

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Tap the menu icon in the upper right hand corner. This icon looks like a vertical stack of three squares.

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Tap "History." This will display your Chrome browsing history. You can also type "chrome://history/" into the location field in order to visit the history page.

Boat Browser

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Tap the Boat Browser icon on your Android home screen.

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Tap the menu icon in the toolbar at the bottom of the screen. The menu icon looks like a list of three items. If your toolbar is hidden, swipe from right to left across the screen in order to reveal it.

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Tap "History." This will open your browsing history, ordered chronologically.

Dolphin Browser

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Tap the "Dolphin" icon on your Android home screen.

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Tap the location bar at the top of the screen. In addition to allowing you to type in a URL, this will give you the option of viewing your bookmarks, most visited sites list and history.

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Tap "History." Your Web history specific to Dolphin Browser will appear in descending order, with the most recent pages at the top.