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How to Recover Your Chrome History?

Updated on Mar 16, 2018 by Tracy King to File Recovery


Do you lose some of your important Chrome browsing histories? How to find your deleted history in Google Chrome? This tutorial offers you 3 effective methods to see and recover deleted history on Google Chrome with ease. Read and find out how to fix this problem now.

Have you carelessly deleted your valuable Chrome browsing history files? Lost all important Chrome bookmarks after deleting? Cannot access your Chrome history files after updating Chrome? All complex Chrome history loss problems can now all be fixed. EaseUS software offers you effective and reliable solutions to help you find, see and recover deleted Chrome browsing history in this passage. Read and find solutions now!

Solution 1: Use DNS Cache to recover deleted Chrome browsing history

Please connect your computer to the internet and do not shut down or restart your computer if you need to recover your lost Chrome history. Follow the next steps to find your deleted Chrome browsing history by using DNS now:

1. Press Windows + R, type cmd and click OK. Or you can also type cmd in Windows search bar.
2. Open Command Prompt, type ipcongif /displaydns and click Enter.

Recover Chrome history files.

Once done, all your recently visited websites will be displayed. You can view all of your recent browsing history including Chrome browsing history and find those important history files back again.

Solution 2: Use data recovery software to recover deleted history on Google Chrome

Even though you may have deleted your Chrome history files and bookmarks on the internet, you can still follow the instructions below to find your Google backup files and Chrome history/bookmarks on your computer:

Google Chrome: C:\Users\(username)\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\local storage(or Bookmarks).

However, if you also lost the backup files on your computer, you'll need professional data recovery software for help. Here we'd like to introduce you EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard - a mini tool for retrieving all lost data and files without limitation. You can now  download it for free and follow next three steps to retrieve deleted Chrome history files now:

Launch EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard > Select the location where the Chrome history files were > Preview and choose found Chrome history/bookmark files to restore.

Use EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard to recover Chrome history files.

Solution 3. Restore Chrome browsing history from Google History

If you have a Google Account, whenever you lose your Chrome browsing files or Bookmarks, you still have a chance to get them back via Google History. Google History will install all of your browsing history including Bookmarks that are stored in your Google Account. Let's see how to recover deleted Chrome history via Google History now:  

Go to Google History  > Sign-in with Google account

Then all of your browser/internet history files will be displayed along with date/time. 

How to avoid losing your Chrome browsing history/bookmarks from loss?
Backup your Chrome history/bookmarks manually

In order to prevent unexpected browser files loss problem from happening again, here below where we offer you a way to protect your Chrome history by backing up the Chrome history manually:

  1. 1. Press Win + R to open the Run dialog, type: %LocalAppData% and press Enter.
  2. 2. Follow and open the sub-folder: Google\Chrome\UserData\Default, and locate the file Bookmarks or History in the folder. 
  3. Copy the file folder of Bookmarks or History to other hard drives to backup.
  4. 3. Then you lost history or bookmarks in PC, you can copy the files back to the folder that you have opened in step 2.