How to delete saved voice recordings within your Google Home

Google’s smart speaker, the Google Home is one step into the future of talking in thin air and getting answers as you see in star wars. This year Google has expanded it’s Google Home line-up with smart speakers as well. Google Home listens to whatever you say and also stores it on its servers so that it can keep learning from that saved data.

However, Google saving every bit of audio/voice command that you said to it, can be concerning for some users and they may not like to have whatever they supposed to be there on Google’s servers. So, in this post, we will take a look at, how to delete these voice command recordings which you convey to the Google Home, but you do not want to be saved on Google’s servers.

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The process is quite simple, and all you need is an Internet connection and a PC or MAC. Now let’s get started on how to delete voice commands saved within Google Home. Apart from that, we think this might affect the Google Home’s learning ability, it is not yet investigated whether the performance is affected or not, but still, we’ll show you how to do things.

How to delete Voice Command’s recordings saved on Google Home:

Firstly, get on your PC?MAC or even on your phone and Visit here myactivity.google.com

  1. Now, you should sign-in using the same Google Account that you use the Google Home smart speaker
  2. Now, you will see a page displaying all your Google Home activity as well as the audio recordings on the My Activity Page
  3. On this page, you can check all your audio recordings or delete them as per days/date or one at a time
  4. To delete the audio command recordings, just click/tap on it and Select Delete Activity by.
  5. Remember to Select Voice and Audio which is present in All Products
  6. Once, you have selected what you don’t want, and just hit the delete button, and you’re done.

So, that is how you delete voice recordings saved on your Google Home smart speaker’s database, by just accessing the My Activity page.

Akshay Mhatre is a Tech Journalist who likes to keep up with the latest from the tech world. He has worked at many popular news portals like BGR and TechRadar before joining TheLeaker as a News writer and journalist. A writer by day and a VFX artist by night. In his free time, he also likes to make motion graphics and concept art. You can find him on Instagram @akshayrazr_95 and contact him on akshaymhatre[@]theleaker.com

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