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How to clear Facebook search history


There is a Facebook feature that allows anyone logged into a particular Facebook account to browse and clear their entire Facebook search history.

Facebook Search History Removal Instructions

How to clear Facebook search history

The instructions and video detail how to delete your entire Facebook search history at once, or single Facebook search terms.

1. Log in to your Facebook account and navigate to your Facebook profile page.

Facebook Profile

2. In the top right corner on your Facebook profile page, click the Activity Log button.

Remove Facebook Search History

3. On the left side of the page, under the 3rd section (photos, likes, comments), click MORE to open additional selections.

Facebook Search History Activity Log

4.  On the bottom of the list click Search.

Clear Facebook Search

5. To clear your entire Facebook search history at once, click the Clear Searches link in the top right corner.

Clear Facebook Searches

How to remove individual search terms

To remove individual searches, opposed to clearing the entire Facebook search history, click the icon on the right side of the searched term and click Remove when prompted.

Remove Individual Facebook Search Terms

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