I would use firefox. It has an option to clear on exit. You do have to go to the menu (which you can access by tapping the menu icon) and hit quit every time, but seeming as there is no way I know of in chrome, It's better than nothing. Firefox does take some getting used to though, so switch with caution.
Here is an easy solution to disable recent search history in Google Chrome's (Android) search bar (as shown in OP's screenshot):
First of all you have to make sure you sign out of your google account, you can do it from google chrome's settings. The first thing that appears is your account, click on it and search for close session in chrome.
It's not possible with Chrome on a non-rooted device unless an app has access to Chrome's data directory, which could be the case if that app is owned by Google, or it's a Chrome plugin. Both type of apps doesn't exist as of now. So the short answer i.e. without root access, would be NO, you can't automatically clear browsing data on exit in Chrome for ...
Note: I've tested this solution on CM12.
Three answers saying the same thing but are rather extreme in their approach. I want to remove one query out of dozens I made. Why should I remove everything just to remove one? Not fair!
First things first:
In Android, it's possible to search for a specific setting by clicking the magnifying glass in the top ...
Clearing the Settings App data will not reset any of your settings to their original state, but should clear the search history.
In the settings, navigate to your apps and find Settings and tap on Clear Data. The app should close and when opened back up, the search history should be cleared.
Well you have 2 ways here -
Sign out from Chrome. To sign out just navigate through Chrome>Settings>Account(on top)>Off. And you won't get these recent search history.
Open Chrome (use Desktop version when navigating through the webpages I suggested). In address bar type-in history.google.com and sign in to your preffered Google account and remove all the ...
If you (sman) still or anyone who is struggling with this exact same problem, here is the solution.
The problem happens to those who use Android Chrome. Many of these have tried by turning off (paused) one's google account's search setting. But when searching on google.com there are recent search histories still creeping out!
And one can only find tips to ...
Delete individual searches
You can delete individual searches from your search history when you’re signed in with your account by following these steps:
1.Tap the search icon
2.Tap and hold a suggested search result with the history icon next to it.
3.Tap Remove on the pop-up asking if you want to remove this entry from your search history.
Clear your ...
Go To Settings, More at the top right of the screen, then click on storage, then click applications, find the Google Maps application in the list and click it. Once inside click Clear data and Clear cache. This should fix the problem