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This simple guide will revoke Google’s permission to listen to your conversations

After a multi-year hiatus, here’s a new blog post!

If you don’t like the idea that Google might be listening to your conversations, follow this short guide:

  1.  Log into www.gmail.com
  2.  In the top right corner of your screen, click on Google Account

  3. Click on Data and Privacy:
  4. Click on Web & App Activity:

  5. Uncheck the following boxes:

    [  ]  Include Chrome history and activity from sites, apps, and devices that use Google services
    [  ]  Include voice and audio activity

  6. If these boxes were checked, you may receive this pop-up window.  Be sure to click Delete Old Activity if you wish that to be purged.  Then select All Time and check all of the boxes:

  7. Finally, select Choose an Auto-Delete Option if you wish to enable automatic deletion:

    When you are all done, here’s what your Activity Controls screen should look like:


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