The search engine giant, Google now give its users an option to save their search history by simply downloading.
Now users can download all of your saved search history to see a list of the terms users have searched for. This gives you access to your data when and where you want.
According to Google, " When you download your past searches, a copy of your history will be saved securely to the Takeout folder in Google Drive. You can download the files to your computer if you want a copy on your computer."
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"Depending on the amount of data you're downloading, you may be have more than one file in your Takeout folder with your history in it."
Here's how you have to do it :
- Visit your Web & App Activity page.
- In the top right corner of the page, click the Options icon > Download.
- Click Create Archive.
- When the download is complete, you'll get an email confirmation with a link to the data.
As far as security concern, don't download your past searches on public computers and protect your account and sensitive data with 2-Step Verification, which helps keep others out of your account even if they have your password.