Search the web

Find out how to search the web and hide or clear your search history.

The Bing Bar search box appears in the center of Bing Bar and provides a rich search functionality, including search history, popular searches, and instant answers.

Search the web from Bing Barexpando image
  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Type your search term into the search box in the center of Bing Bar.
  3. Press ENTER or click the search button Image of the Search button on Bing Bar.
Manage your search historyexpando image
  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click in the search box in the center of Bing Bar.
  3. At the bottom of the search drop-down list, click Settings.
  4. Do one or more of the following:
    • To hide your Bing Bar search history on the search drop-down list, clear the Show search history check box.
    • To clear your Bing Bar search history, click Clear search history.
    • To manage your Bing search history, click Review and edit your search history on
  5. Click Close.

If you don't see the features described here, you might not have the latest version of Bing Bar. To install it, go to the Bing Bar download page.

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