This article explains how to delete your “Search history” in the new Outlook app on Windows 11.
The app has many features, including support for subscription management, email forwarding, setting default From address, backing up your mailbox, changing the reading pane, opening a new window for a message, language translations, turning text predictions on or off, switch primary account, sharing a calendar, changing language, date and time format, public a calendar, show week numbers in Outlook calendar, and more.
The new Outlook app uses your previous searches to improve your search results. You can delete your search history at any time.
Deleting your search history in Outlook can help protect your privacy and security. If you share your device with others, clearing your search history can prevent them from seeing your search queries. Additionally, deleting your search history can free up storage space on your device. Sometimes, users may want to start fresh with their search history to avoid potential conflicts or confusion in the search results.
Delete your “Search history” in Outlook
As mentioned above, users can delete their search history in the new Outlook app. This is useful in protecting one’s privacy.
Here’s how to do it.
First, open the new Outlook app on Windows 11.
You can do that by clicking Start -> All app -> Outlook app. Or use the Start menu search box to search for Outlook and open it.
When the app opens, click the
Settings button (gear on the top right) to proceed.
On the Settings page, click the
General tab on the left sidebar.
Next, select “Privacy and data” on the right to open its settings page.
On the Privacy and data settings page, under Search history, click the “Delete history” button to delete your search history.
You will be prompted to confirm that you wish to delete your search history. Click the ‘Continue‘ button to do so.
That should do it!
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