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Browser History How to Clear.
Posted by Gary Bild on 12 July 2017 05:04 PM

Browser History How to Clear

 

COMPUTERS

EDGE

To clear your Edge browsing history:
Open the history menu as described above.
Click Clear all history.
Check the box next to each type of data you'd like to clear. Browsing history is the first item listed, so make sure this is checked.
Click Show more for additional options. Select any that you would like to clear.
Click Clear to erase the selected data.
If you want the selected items to be cleared automatically when you close your browser, set Always clear this when I close the browser to On.
When you're done, click the Hub button.

Internet Explorer

To clear your browsing history (Internet Explorer 7 and above):
Open a Microsoft Internet Explorer browser window.
Click Tools in the upper right-hand corner.
Select Internet Options from the drop-down menu.
On the General tab, in the Browsing history section, click the Delete button.
Check the boxes of the data you'd like to clear.
Click Delete.

Chrome

To clear your browsing history in Chrome:
Click the Menu button ( the Three Dots), choose More tools and then Clear browsing data... Or, use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Shift+Del.

Select what data you'd like to clear from your history using the drop-down menu and check the appropriate boxes.

When you're ready to clear your history, click Clear browsing data.


Firefox

To clear your browsing history in Firefox:
Click the hamburger menu button and select History.
Choose Clear Recent History...
The Clear Recent History window will open. In the drop-down menu, choose how far back you want to clear the history, then click Clear Now.

Safari

To clear your browsing history in Safari:
Open the Show All History view. To delete individual history items, right-click them and choose Delete, or press the Delete key to clear selected history items.
To clear everything, click Clear History.

Use the drop-down menu to choose how far back to delete your history.
Click Clear History.

MOBILE PHONES & TABLETS

Google Chrome on Android phone or tablet
Viewing and Deleting History
Open the Chrome browser on your Android phone or tablet.
Tap the Menu icon in the top right corner of the screen next to the address bar.
In the drop-down menu, tap History.
Tap CLEAR BROWSING DATA... at the bottom of the screen.
Select the appropriate boxes.
Tap the Clear button.


Google Chrome on iPhone
Open Google Chrome on your iPhone or iPad.
Click in the Google search or URL bar at the top of the screen.
A the bottom click View search history
Click the CLEAR ALL at the top right of the screen.
If you're sure, click CLEAR ON-DEVICE HISTORY.

Safari on iPhone and iPad
To view or delete your browsing history on iOS:
Open the Safari browser on your mobile device.
Scroll up until you see the address bar at the top of the screen and a toolbar on the bottom.
On the toolbar at the bottom, click the fourth icon from the left that looks like a book.
Click History.
Click Clear in the lower right-hand side of the screen.

 

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