Question : If you have the gmail app on your phone (samsung) and you not signed out of the app, if you then use a VPN then access tor, does Google have your search history of tor and is your tor searches still anonymous?

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Google will have your search history if you're using Google to search: with or without signing in. If you're using not Chrome and not Google to search over Tor - it depends on Google application suite integration/wiretapping in your particular mobile device model implementation - it can have it if it's wiretapping deeply

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    for many Samsung devices Lineage OS is available - it's an open-source Android build, and you can have it without Google app suite. If you need GMail - use a third party IMAP/SMTP client for it
    – Alexey Vesnin
    Feb 25 at 11:59
  • Much appreciated and will give it a try
    – Lionman
    Feb 26 at 4:15

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