Forget button - quickly delete your browsing history on Firefox

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Please update your version of Firefox for the latest features and security updates.

Firefox gives you even more control over your privacy. The new version of Firefox comes with a Forget button, which wipes out browsing history from your selected time frame without affecting the rest of your information.

Here's how to do it in just a few clicks:

  1. First, add the Forget button to your toolbar. You'll only need to do this step once!
    • Click the menu button new fx menu .
    • Click +Customize at the bottom of the menu panel.
    • Drag the Forget button forget button gray forget button 57 from the Additional Tools and Features panel to your toolbar, then click Exit CustomizeDone.
  2. When you're ready to clear your recent history, click the Forget button forget button gray forget button 57 on your toolbar.
  3. Choose the time frame that you'd like to forget (five minutes, two hours or 24 hours) and click the red Forget! button. Important: Once you've clicked this button, the selected information is permanently deleted and cannot be recovered.
    forget controls forget button controls 57
  4. Firefox will then clear the history and cookies from the specified time frame, close your open tabs and relaunch a new, clean window.
Firefox has another privacy feature that lets you clear even more of your information, including passwords and site preferences.
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