2.4 Ensure 'Web and App Activity' is set to 'Disabled'


Disable linking of web and app activity to your account when you are logged out.
Note: This setting is applicable only for Google Pixel range of devices.
The recommended state for this setting is: Disabled.


When this setting is enabled, your searches and activity from other Google services are linked and saved to your Google Account, even when you are logged out or offline. This could be privacy-invasive and hence it is recommended to disable this setting.

NOTE: Nessus has not performed this check. Please review the benchmark to ensure target compliance.


Follow the below steps to disable Web & App Activity setting:

Tap Settings Gear Icon.
Tap Privacy.
Tap Advanced.
Tap Activity Controls.
Toggle Web & App Activity setting to OFF position.


Web and App activities would not be linked to your account. You might not get personalized user experience.

Default Value:

By default, Web & App Activity is enabled.

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