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Solved: How do I open Google Chrome History file


How do I to open the Google Chrome browser History file located in the path below: C:\Users\[username]\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default

Solved: How do I open Google Chrome History file

Answer 1

The Google Chrome History file is a SQLite file which you can use the following free tool to view the content in SQLite databases:

Note: Execute the following SQL command to convert the Chrome time stamps to a more meaningful date time:

select datetime(Last_visit_time / 1000000 + (strftime('%s', '1601-01-01')), 'unixepoch', 'localtime') LastVisitTime, * from urls;

Answer 2

Login at the user and open chrome://history/ in the Chrome browser to view the Chrome history page.

Answer 3

Google Chrome browser only keeps 90 days of History. If you want to go back further, there are some extensions to achieve this but they can’t go back prior to their installation naturally.

Answer 4

Google lets you see the history on the web too unless you turn that off, visit here:

Alex Lim is a certified IT Technical Support Architect with over 15 years of experience in designing, implementing, and troubleshooting complex IT systems and networks. He has worked for leading IT companies, such as Microsoft, IBM, and Cisco, providing technical support and solutions to clients across various industries and sectors. Alex has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the National University of Singapore and a master’s degree in information security from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also the author of several best-selling books on IT technical support, such as The IT Technical Support Handbook and Troubleshooting IT Systems and Networks. Alex lives in Bandar, Johore, Malaysia with his wife and two chilrdren. You can reach him at [email protected] or follow him on Website | Twitter | Facebook

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