In Firefox, I can use Shift+Delete to delete a single item from the URL history (the URL suggestions).
How can I delete a specific mistyped URL item (only one) from the history in Google Chrome, so it won't show up as a suggestion?
It works the same way in Chrome.
But, basically, only the items with the globe in front can be deleted.
If you're now going "Yeah, I know that, I want to remove the history items which I can remove just fine from the history by using
For Chrome URL suggestions that you seem to be unable to clear with Shift+Del or in Chrome's settings, navigate to this directory:
To delete a single autosuggested URL, start typing the address as you normally would—Google.com in my example. Then, when the unwanted autocomplete suggestion appears, use your keyboard's arrow keys to highlight the suggestion in the drop-down menu below the address bar.
+1 for @Ian's answer locating the folder - but actually removing files
To investigate which files in this folder were storing the suggestions, I installed the MobaXTerm Unix-like shell tool for windows, and went to
(I used MobaXterm to be able to use
But, of course, you shouldn't need to install MobaXTerm- this was used to help my investigation to find where the incorrect URLs were stored. So...
All you need to know to delete ALL mistyped URL suggestions in Chrome on Windows 7 is:
To remove mis-typed URL suggestions in Chrome, go to:
(As a footnote, I think it is bad that Chrome's clear browsing history: