Time Machine

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by tburk32, Dec 13, 2012.

  1. macrumors member

    Oct 18, 2011
    I wasn't sure which section to post this but I figured since Time Machine is a Mac Application this would be a good place to start.

    Does anyone know if by default Time Machine backs up Google Chrome browsing history when it runs? There were a few iphone accessory websites that I stumbled upon and can't seem to find them again but I know they would be in my Chrome history and I know a date range so it shouldn't be too hard but does anyone know if this is at all possible?
  2. macrumors 68030

    Dec 24, 2010
    Olympia, WA
    Yeah, it'll backup everything. That's actually a really good idea to look back that way :)
  3. macrumors 68000

    James Craner

    Sep 13, 2002
    Bristol, UK
    The history log file is located at

    ~/Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome/Default/History

    Make sure Chrome is not running then

    I suggest that you rename the current file to History_Temp, use time machine to restore the old file, then when you are done delete the time machine restored file and rename the History_Temp file back to History.

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