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Google launched a new page that makes it easier for users to stop it from tracking everything you do online. (It knows a lot of what you do. Check out our guide that shows how to download everything Google knows about you for some insight.)
The changes are part of Google's effort to meet new European General Data Protection Regulations, but anyone in the world can use the tools to stop Google from logging web activity, location history, device information, voice commands sent to Google Assistant, YouTube Search history and more.
It's really easy to do, just keep in mind that turning some of this off might mean that some of Google's services won't be automatically configured to give you the best experience based on what you've done in the past.
If your privacy is more important than convenience, here's how to get Google to stop logging everything you do.
You're looking for boxes that look like this:
The blue pill and box will turn grey when it's off, so each box will look like this:
You've now stopped Google from logging much of what you do online. There's one more thing.
That's it. Now you've disabled Google from logging how you use your devices, where you've been, what you've searched and more.