How do I clear my Internet browser history?

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Microsoft Internet Explorer

Tip: Internet Explorer 7.0 and above requires the user to press the Alt key to access the File Menu bar .

Tip: Press Ctrl + H to open the history bar.

Viewing History in Internet Explorer 7 and above

  1. Open the Microsoft Internet Explorer browser.
  2. Click Tools

    in the upper right-hand corner.
  3. Select Internet Options from the dropdown menu .
  4. On the General tab, in the Browsing history section, click the Settings button.
  5. On the Temporary Internet Files tab, click the View Files button.

Viewing History in Internet Explorer 6.x

  1. Open the Microsoft Internet Explorer browser.
  2. In the toolbar at the top of the screen, click the Tools menu.
  3. In the dropdown menu, select Internet Options .
  4. Click the Settings button.
  5. Click the View Files button.

Delete History Using Shortcut Keys

  1. Open the Microsoft Internet Explorer browser.
  2. Press Ctrl + Shift + Del to open the Delete Browsing History window.
  3. Check the boxes of the data you'd like to clear.
  4. Click Delete .

Delete History in Internet Explorer 7 and Above

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Click Tools

    in the upper right-hand corner.
  3. Select Internet Options from the dropdown menu.
  4. On the General tab, in the Browsing history section, click the Delete button.
  5. Check the boxes of the data you'd like to clear.
  6. Click Delete .

Delete History in Internet Explorer 6 and Above

  1. Open the Microsoft Internet Explorer browser.
  2. In the toolbar at the top of the screen, click the Tools menu.
  3. In the dropdown menu, select Internet Options .
  4. Click the Clear Browser History button.
  5. Click the Delete Files button.
  6. Click OK .

Delete History in Internet Explorer 4.x

  1. Open the Microsoft Internet Explorer browser.
  2. Click the History icon.
  3. Click Clear Internet History .
  4. Click OK .

Delete History in Internet Explorer 3.02 and Lower

  1. Open the Microsoft Internet Explorer browser.
  2. In the toolbar, click the View menu.
  3. Click Options .
  4. Open the Advanced tab.
  5. Click the Settings tab.
  6. Click the Empty Folder button.

Mozilla Firefox

Viewing History

If you do not have a home page set.

  1. Open Firefox browser.
  2. Click History button at the bottom of the browser window.

or if you do have a home page set.

  1. Open Firefox browser.
  2. Press Ctrl + H to open the history bar on the left-hand side of the screen, or Ctrl + Shift + H to open the history window.

You can also click the Hamburger Menu

icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen and select History in the menu.

Deleting History

  1. Open Firefox browser.
  2. Press Ctrl + Shift + Del to open the Clear Recent History window.
  3. Select an option for Time range to clear .
  4. Click the arrow for Details and select the options to have cleared.
  5. Click the Clear Now button.

- OR -

  1. Open Firefox browser.
  2. Click Menu

    in the top right-hand corner of the screen.
  3. Click the History button.
  4. Click the Clear recent history option.
  5. Select an option for Time range to clear .
  6. Click the arrow for Details and select the options to have cleared.
  7. Click the Clear Now button.

Google Chrome

Viewing History

  1. Open the Chrome browser.
  2. Press Ctrl + H to open the left-side history bar.

- OR -

  1. Click the Wrench

    or Menu

    icon, which is located near the top-right side of the browser window.
  2. Click History .

Deleting History

  1. Open the Chrome browser.
  2. Press Ctrl + Shift + Del to open the Clear Browsing Data Window.
  3. Click the Clear browsing data button.

- OR -

  1. Click the Wrench

    or Menu

    icon, which is located near

    the top-right side of the browser window.

  2. Move your mouse over More tools and select Clear browsing data.

  • Select how far back in your history you want to delete. You can choose from the past hour. the past day. the past week. the last four weeks. and the beginning of time .
  • Select the types of history you would like to delete by checking or unchecking boxes on this list:

  • Click the Clear browsing data button to delete the selected history for the chosen period.
  • Google Chrome on Android phone or tablet

    Viewing and Deleting History

    1. Open the Google Chrome browser.
    2. Tap the Menu

      icon
      in the top right corner of the screen next to the address bar.
    3. In the dropdown Menu, tap History .
    4. Tap CLEAR BROWSING DATA. at the bottom of the screen.
    5. Select appropriate boxes.
    6. Tap the Clear button.

    Opera

    Viewing History

    1. Open the Opera Internet browser.
    2. Press Ctrl + H to open the History tab.

    - OR -

    1. Open the Opera Internet browser.
    2. Click the

      in the upper left-hand corner of the window.
    3. From the dropdown menu, select History .

    Deleting History

    1. Open the Opera Internet browser.
    2. Click the

      in the upper left-hand corner of the window.
    3. From the dropdown menu, select History .
    4. Click Clear browsing data.
    5. Next to Obliterate the following items from: click the down arrow and select the beginning of time .
    6. Check the appropriate boxes then click Clear browsing data .

    Safari

    Viewing History

    1. Open the Safari web browser.
    2. In the menu bar at the top of the browser window, open the History menu.
    3. In the History menu, you will see the last 10 web pages you have visited listed. You should also see a menu option for each of the last 6 or 7 days, listing the web pages visited each of those days. By default, history is only kept for the last 7 days.

    Deleting History

    Depending on the version of Safari on your computer, follow one of the following two sets of instructions.

    1. Open the Safari web browser.
    2. In the menu bar at the top of the browser window, open the Safari menu.
    3. Select Clear History and Website Data in the Safari menu.
    4. In the Clear drop-down list, select an option for how far back you want to delete history for: the last hour, today, today and yesterday, or all history.
    5. Click the Clear History button to clear browser history, as well as browser cookies and data.

    - OR -

    1. Click on the Gear

      icon, which is located near the top-right side of the browser window.
    2. Click the Reset Safari. link, which opens the window shown below. Uncheck any boxes whose content you do not want to delete and click the Reset button.

    Safari on iPhone and iPad

    Viewing and Deleting History

    Note: The following instructions only work for iPhones and iPads with iOS 5.0 or later.

    1. Open the Safari browser.
    2. Scroll up until you see the address bar at the top of the screen and a toolbar on the bottom.
    3. On the toolbar at the bottom, click the fourth icon from the left that looks like a book .
    4. Click History .
    5. Click Clear in the lower right-hand side of the screen.

    Netscape

    Viewing History

    1. Open the Netscape Internet browser.
    2. From the toolbar, click Edit. Preferences , History .
    3. Locate the folder in which Netscape is storing your files.
    4. Double click this folder within Explorer to view your browser history..

    Deleting History

    1. Open the Netscape Internet browser.
    2. From the toolbar, click Edit. Preferences , History .
    3. Click the Clear History button.

    Additional Tips

    Tip: If you clear your Internet browser history often, you may want to consider browsing in incognito mode .

    Source: www.computerhope.com

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