Stay in control of your privacy

Sign in to manage your data.

Privacy settings

Manage browse data

Sign in to view and clear browse data that we collect when you use Cortana and Microsoft Edge.

Clear your search history

View and delete information about your Bing search activity.

Review location data

See and clear location info that we collect when you use Microsoft products and services.

Edit Cortana's Notebook

Manage what Cortana knows about you to provide personalized recommendations.

Other privacy settings


Change any of your privacy settings on your Windows 10 device by going to Start > Settings > Privacy. Privacy settings in Windows 10

Apps and services

Manage apps and services that are allowed to access your data. Apps and services that can access your data


Adjust your Xbox privacy settings on either your console or by signing in to Xbox privacy and online safety


View your privacy settings in any Office product by going to File > Options > Trust Center. Settings in Trust Center

Microsoft Teams

Export chat history, media files, and contacts from your personal Microsoft Teams account. Only data stored when using your personal account will be exported. Export my personal Teams data


Edit who can see your profile in Skype and other privacy settings by signing in to your account at Skype settings

Microsoft News Community

To adjust your privacy settings, sign in to Microsoft News Community. Manage community privacy

Ad preferences

Choose whether you would like to see interest-based advertising. Ad settings

Marketing preferences

Sign in to manage promotional communications associated with your Microsoft account. If you don't have a Microsoft account, you can request a link to manage promotional communications by email.

Other Microsoft products

Learn how to view and manage your data in some of our other products and services. Privacy info for Microsoft products

Contact our privacy team

If you're not able to find what you’re looking for, or you have a privacy question or concern—contact our privacy team.

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