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How to Recover Chrome History?

Updated on Nov 29, 2017 by Tracy King to File Recovery


Lost important Chrome browsing history? How to find 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.

Carelessly deleted precious Chrome browsing history files? Lost all important Chrome bookmarks after deleting? Cannot access to Chrome history files after updating Chrome? All complex Chrome history lost problems can all be fixed now. EaseUS software will offer 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 lost Chrome history. Follow next steps to find 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.

Then all your recently visited websites will be displayed. You can view all your recent browsing history including Chrome browsing history and find those important history files back then.

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

When you deleted Chrome history files and bookmarks on the internet, you can still follow the below path to find backup files of Google Chrome history/bookmarks on your computer:

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

But 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 free download it 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 lost Chrome browsing files or Bookmarks, you'll have a chance to get them back via Google History. Google History will install all your browsing history including Bookmarks will all be 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 Chrome browsing history/bookmarks from loss?
Backup Chrome history/bookmarks manually

In order to prevent unexpected browser files lost problem happening again, here we'll offer you a way to protect your Chrome history. It is to backup 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.