Clear browsing history and cookies

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  • Reviewed by: jsavage
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As you browse the web, your browser helpfully remembers lots of information for the sites you've visited.

This article describes how to clear your browsing history, cookies and stored data.

Clear History

Use this feature if you want Firefox to forget the sites that you've visited.

  1. Open Firefox browser.
  2. Tap the tab next to the URL bar.
    browser-tab
  3. Tap the gear gear icon fxos gear icon.
  4. Tap the Clear browsing history button, then tap OK to confirm.

Clear Cookies and Stored Data

This feature deletes settings that websites have stored about your visit, including preferences you've set for that website.

  1. Open Firefox browser.
  2. Tap the tab next to the URL bar.
    browser-tab
  3. Tap the gear gear icon fxos gear icon.
  4. Then tap the Clear cookies and stored data button, then tap OK to confirm.