Clear my AOL Toolbar search history

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Clear my AOL Toolbar search history

A history of your searches on the Web is kept on your computer. You can clear this information at any time. When you clear your search history, a new history will start with your next search.

If you're looking for information on how to clear the search history in your AOL Desktop Software, see Clear cookies, cache, history and footprints.

    To clear your search history using Internet Explorer:

    1. In the upper-right corner of your browser window, click the Settings icon.




    2. Click Toolbar Options.




    3. Click the Privacy tab.



    4. Check Recent Searches by clicking on it.

    5. Click Clear All Checked Items.

    6. Click Apply.

    7. Click Save.


    To clear your search history using Mozilla Firefox:

    1. In the upper-right corner of your browser window, click the Settings icon.

     

    2. Click Toolbar Options.





    3. Click the General tab.




    4. Click Clear search history.

    5. Click OK.


    Turn off your search history

      To turn off your search history using Internet Explorer:
      1. In the upper-right corner of your browser window, click the Settings icon.


         


      2. Click Toolbar Options.




      3. Click the Search tab, and then clear the Use Search history box by clicking on it.




      4. Click Apply.

      5. Click Save.


      To turn off your search history using Firefox:
      1. In the upper-right corner of your browser window, click the Settings icon.


        


      2. Click Toolbar Options.




      3. Click General.




      4. Clear the Save Search history box by clicking on it.

      5. Click OK.


      Turn on your search history

      Turning on your search history allows you to review your previous searches.

        To turn your search history on using Internet Explorer:
        1. In the upper-right corner of your browser window, click the Settings icon.



        2. Click Toolbar Options.




        3. Click the Search tab, and then check the Use Search history box by clicking on it.




        4. Click Apply.

        5. Click Search.


        To turn your search history on using Firefox:
        1. In the upper-right corner of your browser window, click the Settings icon.


         


        2. Click Toolbar Options.




        3. Click General.




        4. Check the Save Search history box by clicking on it.

        5. Click OK.




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        AOL Toolbar in Internet Explorer
        AOL Toolbar settings

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        Last updated: 02-01-2012
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