The Memory Tracker app for macOS or Windows does not have full access to everything that is going on inside your computer; it only sends basic information about the active window titles. 

For example if you are active on a website in Google Chrome, it will collect information about the current window title, which in most cases will be the name of the website, the timestamp and some information about what application our software thinks it was. This is used to display the correct icon on your timeline.

Here is an example of a row of data collected by our Memory Tracker:

Also note that:

  • The Memory tracker does not track websites when viewed in Google Chrome's private/incognito mode.
  • You can turn off tracking at any time by clicking the Memory Tracker icon and toggling the button:

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