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Delete Browsing History in Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer on Exit

How to

If you want to know How to erase browsing data keep reading. All internet browsers save our internet activity by default. All the visited pages and downloaded files are stored in your browser. You can view, search and delete easily this data in the internet browsers if you know how to do it.

In this website you will find tutorials and help guides that will teach you how to do it in very few steps. There are tutorials for the main internet web applications.



Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome.
  2. Click on More at the top right part of the browser.
  3. Click on History.
  4. Click on Clear browsing data (left side).
  5. Select Duration in the drop down menu.
  6. Click on Clear Browsing Data



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Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Go to Menu and Select Favourites.
  3. Click on History Tab.
  4. Using the filter choose what history do you want to view.
  5. Then Click on Delete:
    1. For Internet Explorer 8 click on Safety Menu - Delete Browsing History - Delete.
    2. For Internet Explorer 9 click on tools - Internet Options - Delete.
    3. For Internet Explorer 10 and 11 click on Tool - Safety - Delete.



  1. Open Opera.
  2. Go to Menu and select History.
  3. Click on History.
  4. Select Clear.
  5. Press Yes to confirm.




  1. Open Safari.
  2. Tap and hold the back button.
  3. Click on the Bookmarks button on the toolbar.
  4. Tap on the History menu.
  5. On the History menu, click on Clear.
  6. Choose to clear all the recorded data.


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Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Go to Menu and visit the history Panel.
  3. Click on Clear browsing history,  on the history panel.
  4. Click on Ok for confirmation.


View or Delete Browsing History in microsoft Edge

  1. Open the browser Microsoft Edge.
  2. Go to Menu and click on the Hub icon. The three horizontal bars ...
  3. In the Menu Tab select Clear All history.
  4. Then, select all data you want to delete and press Clear.
  5. It's done.


Microsoft Edge is one of the main novelties that have come along with Windows 10. A browser completely remodeled compared to what we had with Internet Explorer and that has been rid of many of the compatibilities to get a browser that is reaping good reviews. We know that we have the first of the versions in front of us and that there are still areas for improvement, which we hope Microsoft will be incorporating to Windows 10, but even so, the beginning of Microsoft Edge seems promising.

One of the aspects that stand out in this browser is its minimalism, an aspect that Chrome users surely appreciate. This minimalism, together with a changed interface, may cause us not to finish finding some of the functions we performed in Internet Explorer. For example, would you know how to access your browsing data and erase it?



Microsoft Edge agglutinates access to bookmarks, downloads, read file and activity in a single button that have been called Hub. It is the button that has three horizontal lines, and that is on the right. If we press it, we will see how a tab with several sections is displayed from the right:

  • Favorites From there you can see all your favorites and even import them from other browsers.
  • Reading list. A place to save links that you consult later. It looks like favorites, but more with the idea of ​​storing information or links to consult later.
  • Downloads. Section where you can see recent downloads.
  • Record. In this section you can see all your activity is ordered by time with different sections from yesterday, last week, etc. This makes it easier for us to locate an entry, since today it is not possible to perform a search directly.


To erase all  just click on the button that indicates that action: delete all.


Clear Browsing History on Exit

If we want to clear it upon exit we have to select that option in the menu of the browser we are using.


Microsoft Edge

  1. Open internet Options (type internet options in the search field after click on the Windows key).
  2. Go to General tab.
  3. Go to Browsing History and check the option Delete browsing history on exit.
  4. Click Apply.
  5. Click OK.


Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on Tools. Right corner of your screen.
  3. Then eelect Internet Options in the drop down menu.
  4. Go to General tab.
  5. Go to Browsing History Section.
  6. Check option Delete browsing history on exit.
  7. Click Apply.
  8. Click OK.


Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Click on the Menu. Top Right of your screen.
  3. Click Options.
  4. Go to the privacy tab.
  5. Go to History Section.
  6. Search for "Firefox Will" and select Never Remember History.
  7. Click Ok.
  8. Click Ok again.



In Safari is not available this option. You have to erase it.



In Opera it is not available this option. You have to clear browsing activity each time.

To keep our online privacy safe is very recommended to do this each day. If you don't want to keep your browsing data you can open a private mode in your browsers or you can use a private browser like Tor.


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