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Delete Your Browsing History Firefox
Posted by Gary Bild on 13 August 2014 02:26 PM

How do I clear my history?

  1. At the top of the Firefox window, click the Firefox button, go over to the History menu and select Clear Recent History....
    For Windows XP: At the top of the Firefox window, click the Tools menu and select Clear Recent History....
    On the menu bar, click the Tools menu, and select Clear Recent History....At the top of the Firefox window, click the Tools menu, and select Clear Recent History....
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  2. Select how much history you want to clear:
    • Click the drop-down menu next to Time range to clear to choose how much of your history Firefox will clear.
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  3. Finally, click the Clear Now button and the window will close and the items you've selected will be cleared.
  1. At the top of the Firefox window, click the Firefox button, go over to the History menu and select Clear Recent History....On the menu bar, click the History menu, and select Clear Recent History....At the top of the Firefox window, click the History menu, and select Clear Recent History....
    History Win1
  2. Select how much history you want to clear:
    • Click the drop-down menu next to Time range to clear to choose how much of your history Firefox will clear.
    History Win2 History Mac2 History Lin2
    History Win3 Fx11 History Mac3 Fx11 History Lin3 Fx11
  3. Finally, click the Clear Now button and the window will close and the items you've selected will be cleared.
  1. Click the menu button New Fx Menu , choose History, and then Clear Recent History....
  2. Select how much history you want to clear:
    • Click the drop-down menu next to Time range to clear to choose how much of your history Firefox will clear.
    History Win2 History Mac2 History Lin2
    History Win3 Fx11 History Mac3 Fx11 History Lin3 Fx11
  3. Finally, click the Clear Now button. The window will close and the items you've selected will be cleared.

How do I make Firefox clear my history automatically?

If you need to clear your history every time you use Firefox, you can set it to happen automatically on exit so you don’t forget.

  1. At the top of the Firefox window, click on the Firefox button and then select OptionsAt the top of the Firefox window, click on the Tools menu and then select OptionsOn the menu bar, click on the Firefox menu and select Preferences...At the top of the Firefox window, click on the Edit menu and select Preferences

    Click the menu button New Fx Menu and choose OptionsPreferences

  2. Select the Privacy panel.

  3. Set Firefox will: to Use custom settings for history.Custom History Fx 5 - Win Custom History - Mac Custom History - Linux Custom History Fx21 WinXP Custom History Fx21 Win7 Custom History Fx21 Mac Custom History Fx21 Linux
  4. Check the box for Clear history when Firefox closes. History Win4 History Mac4 History Lin4
  5. To specify what types of history should be cleared, click the Settings... button next to Clear history when Firefox closes.
  6. In the Settings for Clearing History window, check the items that you want to have cleared automatically each time you quit Firefox.
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  7. After selecting the history to be cleared, click OK to close the Settings for Clearing History window.
  8. Click OK to close the Options windowClick Close to close the Preferences windowClose the Preferences window

full article 

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/remove-recent-browsing-search-and-download-history

 

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