Delete Voice Search History on Google Home and Echo in 3 Simple Steps

Delete Voice Search History on Google Home and Echo in 3 Simple Steps

Home assistants like Amazon’s Echo and Google Home have become popular choices for Smart Home devices, but they record and save your voice searches.

Delete Voice Search History on Google Home and Echo in 3 Simple Steps

There are numerous security issues that plague Smart Home assistants. Besides storing voice recordings, there are additional disadvantages. These range from unauthorized use of your smart home assistant to a hacker listening to confidential conversations and accessing stored data on smart assistant servers.

The companies justify storing these recordings as essential for training their AI and enhancing voice recognition for users.

However, if you’re concerned, you can take control and delete the recordings from your side. Yet, you can’t be entirely certain that the company servers have also deleted your recordings.

Deleting Voice Search History for Google Home

Delete Voice Search History on Google Home and Echo in 3 Simple Steps

Google records a lot of information from your internet usage, including your location history, YouTube history, and device information. However, you can control these actions as well. To do so, follow these steps:

1. Login to your Google Activity page using your Google account.

2. Click on the three-dot menu (located on the top right on mobile and on the left panel if accessing via a PC) and select “Delete Activity by.”

3. On the new window, choose the time period you want to delete the voice search history for.

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4. Change the bottom drop box to “Voice and Audio” and click on the “Delete” option.

Deleting Voice Search History for Amazon Echo

Delete Voice Search History on Google Home and Echo in 3 Simple Steps

Amazon Echo’s voice search history can be deleted selectively via the Alexa app on your smartphone or by logging into your Amazon account.

Via Alexa App

To make the content more concise and impactful, I have eliminated redundant words and phrases from the provided text. The revised text is as follows:

  • Open the Alexa app on your device and navigate to settings.
  • Access history to view a list of your voice recordings.
  • You can listen to and delete voice recordings from this section.

Via Amazon Account

To review the provided text, use the following guidelines:

1. Identify repetitive ideas and eliminate redundant words or phrases.

2. Simplify phrasing without losing the original meaning.

3. Enhance readability and clarity while maintaining the original tone.

Here is the revised text:

“To review, follow these steps on the ‘Amazon Content and Devices’ page:

1. Go to ‘Your Devices’ and select Echo.

2. Open ‘Manage Voice Recordings’ and choose ‘Delete’.”

Note: The guidelines have been applied to improve the conciseness and clarity of the text while preserving the original meaning and tone.

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