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Starting Today, Google Automatically Brings Your Recent Desktop Searches to Mobile in “Recent” Tab

How many times have you found yourself searching for something on your desktop computer just before leaving, then pulling out your phone and having to search for it again from the road? Enough times that you would love it if Google decided to sync those same searches across platforms? You are in luck starting today. A new “Recent” tab has been added to the Google mobile page, pulling from your most recent desktop searches and offering them up for you on your phone.

All you have to do is sign in on Google in both desktop browsers and on your phone and the searches should start syncing automatically. As you can see from my picture above, it gave me the following suggestion after searching for “best burrito portland” on my desktop.

Via:  Google Mobile

  • longlong22
  • mgmtm3

    I love King Burrito.  Used to live on N. Vincent Ave right next to it.

  • zUFC

    not working for me????

  • AE35

    “Snooki Pregnant?” That was my last search. I hope that is not a commentary on my life.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000106808261 Keith Sumner

    But I don’t WANT this feature!

  • Patrick S.

    How many times have you found yourself searching for something late at night on your PC that would be embarrassed to have someone find on your phone the next morning?

    • Calvin Williams

      You wouldn’t have that problem if you used private browsing in chrome.

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      • Noyfb

        Not on my nexus browser yet, and my mone pc is logged into my account and so is my phone. I never got the chrome to phone app to work on either my og droid or gnexus to my home pc that i use with chrome.

  • JordanMcRae

    benefits of a unified privacy policy? 

  • Dshudson

    Usually I keep my porn searches strictly to my phone and home computer.

  • Phil

    not getting that on my galaxy using chrome and am signed into google on my desktop

  • lacokanostra

    I spent a month in Portland this summer. I ate there once, it was alrighy . Nothing compared to the bomb M.exican food in LA. King Taco FTW

    • Michael_NM

      SoCal Mexican food is good, but you’ve got to come to NM if you want muy bueno!

      • lacokanostra

        Depends what part of New Mexico, some Mexican food is way to anglozied to be considered Mexican

      • Guest

        MoonShadow?? irc?

  • zepfloyd

    For me, in Maps at least it’s already been doing this.

  • Bill Anderson

    Crestwood neighborhood? I’m just to the Northwest in Maplewood…

    • lacokanostra

      Creep

  • Scott Willenborg

    Awesome.  In the on-going saga with the few friends I have left on @pples, I like to point out connectivity.  Taking a picture and having it instantly on my tablet or home computer, using My Maps for finding places, linked bookmarks in Chrome and Push to Chrome etc… This just adds to it.  Thanks Google, take a bra out of petty-cash.

    • guestttttt

      How do you take a picture and have it instantly on your tablet and home computer? G +?

      Also, does this work on tablets? When I go to Google on my TP (CM9) it shows me the tablet version, which doesn’t have that stuff on the bottom (recent, restaurants, bars etc.)

  • RedPandaAlex

    Clearly Google is invading our privacy and we should all be very afraid. BOOGA BOOGA BOOGA.

    • EC8CH

      no worries… the EU will be launching an investigation into this matter shortly.