Whenever you type a new word into Google Translate, it changes the URL and saves it into your history. Sure, fine, whatever, but I am trying to go through my Google History and now it's completely polluted with pages and pages of Google Translate urls. How can I clear this out of my history so going through my history is actually usable?

Things I've tried: Using Better History to search for translate.google.com and then delete them this way. This crashes my browser.

Using normal Chrome history, searching translate.google.com, selecting all with CTRL + A, and then deleting. This does 150 at a time and essentially freezes up my browser each time. I would never actually get through my history this way I can't even get close to clearing a day using this method.

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How can I clear this out of my history

Delete history

  • On your computer, go to Google Translate.
  • At the bottom, click "History".
  • At the top-right, click "Clear history".
  • Click "OK".

Source: See and delete your translation history - Computer - Google Translate Help

If you want to directly edit the Chrome History file see macos - bulk edit chrome history items - Super User

  • Well I don't want to delete the entire history, if you read my post, I mean obviously I know how to do that, but I guess editing the sql database directly is my only hope, thanks.
    – Anthony
    Oct 28, 2021 at 15:35
  • The first bit of my answer is addressing only the translate history not the whole history. I don't have Chrome to test so I don't know if that only clears the online translate history or removes it from the local chrome history as well. That may depend on whether you are logged into chrome and how you have sync configured.
    – DavidPostill
    Oct 28, 2021 at 16:06

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