Microsoft Edge in Windows 11/10, allows you to view, manage and delete browsing history and data. Browsing history & data is the information your web browser stores on your Windows 11/10 PC, as you browse the Internet. It includes the information you’ve entered into forms, passwords, Cookies, Cache and the websites you’ve visited. This post shows you how to view Browsing History. It also shows you how to clear and delete Browsing History, Cookies, Data, Temporary Internet Files, Cache in the Edge browser on Windows 11/10.
Delete Edge Browsing History, Cookies, Data, Cache
Microsoft Edge allows you to view, manage and delete browsing history and data. This may include the information you’ve entered into forms, passwords you’ve saved, Cookies, Cache and other data of the websites you’ve visited. Follow the instructions given below to clear your browsing data in Microsoft Edge (Chromium) browser:
- Launch Edge browser
- Open Settings and more
- Switch to Privacy and services section
- Navigate to Clear browsing data
- Check what to clear from browsing data
- Select Clear now.
Let’s cover the steps in detail!
Launch the Microsoft Edge browser.
Choose ‘Settings and more‘ option. Then, from the list of options displayed, select ‘Settings‘.
Switch to the ‘Privacy and services‘ section of Settings window. It offers users 3 tracking-prevention tiers to help you find a balance between how much you are tracked and the website functionality you may lose by blocking tracking.
Scroll down to locate ‘Clear browsing data‘ heading. This includes history, passwords, cookies, and more.
Hit ‘Choose what to clear‘ tab. Only data from the profile you select will be deleted.
Check the items you would like to clear from browsing data. This includes,
- Browsing History
- Download History
- Cookies and other site data
- Cached images and files
- Autofill form data (forms and cards)
- Site Permissions
- Hosted app data.
The action when confirmed will clear your data across all your synced devices signed with the particular email id. To clear browsing data from a particular device only, turn off sync.
You can also select a time range for this setting, varying from ‘Last hour‘ to ‘All time‘.
Once done, restart your Microsoft Edge browser.
This is how you can clear the browsing history, Cookies, Data and Cache in the new Edge browser.
This post will show you how to clear Cache, Cookies, Browsing History in Chrome and Firefox.