How to Delete Google Maps History Quickly

After yesterday creating an article on how to delete Google search history, this time will share a tutorial on how to delete Google Maps history.

Google Maps records all trips taken by users. Every route you use will be recorded starting from the distance, travel time, place and others.

Having travel history records on Google Maps is very dangerous. But fortunately, all history maps can be deleted by the user.

In October 2023, Google also created a feature for automatically deleting history maps. The write-off time works after 18 months.

But if you want to delete it as quickly as possible, you can open the Maps Activity settings in the Google Maps application or via Browser.

How to View Location History on Google Maps

Before deleting all history, maybe you want to first look at your travel history and the locations of places or cities you have visited. Here’s how to view a location’s travel history in the Google Maps application:

  1. First open the Google Maps application.
  2. Tap the profile photo in the top right corner.
  3. Select your Timeline option.
  4. All the history of the places you have visited will appear.

How to Delete History on Google Maps

Previously I will also provide quite important information, here is the information.

Deleting all Google Maps history doesn’t mean all activity is deleted. Places that you have saved, shared, or asked to leave a review are not deleted. You have to delete them manually one by one.

OK, maybe you understand, so let’s go straight to the tutorial.

How to Delete Google Maps History on Android

1. Delete History Maps All Time

  1. First open the Google Maps application and log in using your Google account.
  2. open the google maps application
  3. Tap “Profile Photo” located in the top right corner of the screen.
  4. tap the google maps profile
  5. A pop up menu appears, select menu 🔅 “Settings”.
  6. select the settings menu
  7. Next select “History Maps”.
  8. Google maps history
  9. Tap the “Delete” button.
  10. tap the clear history button
  11. In this section you can choose to delete map activity according to the time you want or immediately delete all historical maps.
  12. In this tutorial I tried to delete the “All time” maps activity.

    delete google maps history all the time
  13. If you are sure, tap the “Delete” button to confirm deleting the history maps.
  14. confirm deleting google maps history
  15. After that a notification will appear that the deletion is complete.
  16. History maps have been successfully deleted

2. Delete History Maps Time Range

  1. To delete Google Maps history based on date, select “Specific range”.
  2. delete history maps time range
  3. Then set how many months of history deletion you want.
  4. Determine when to delete history maps
  5. Google will automatically delete it according to the settings you have chosen.
  6. Finished.

To ensure whether your Google Maps history has really been deleted, you should check again in the Maps History menu.

How to Delete Google Maps History on iPhone

  1. Install and open the Google Maps application.
  2. Log in with your Google account.
  3. Tap your profile photo and select Settings.
  4. Then select History Maps.
  5. Select Delete activity by date (date range) or all history (All).
  6. Tap Delete.
  7. Deleting Google Maps history is complete.

How to Delete Google Maps History on a Laptop

  1. Visit the Google Maps site using the Chrome browser.
  2. Log in with your Google account.
  3. Click Menu then select Map Activity.
  4. Clicking the Delete button will display the options.
  5. Select Delete All Time activity.
  6. Click Delete.
  7. Deleting Google Maps history is complete.

The final word

That’s a guide on how to delete Google Maps history on Android phones, iPhones and laptops. Very easy isn’t it? We can delete maps history for a certain month or all of them immediately.

Don’t forget to clean your maps history regularly, because the Google Maps application also takes up quite a lot of memory and has a large cache.

That’s the Google tutorial this time, I hope it helps.

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