17 Jul How to Clear Browser History

Why do we want to clear browser history? Web pages keep the old files to make the webpages load faster. Since, we want to see updated text or pictures on our website, we should clear browser history to see the new updates applied.

First click the accordion -> history -> clear browser data -> clear browsing data




  1. Click the menu button New Fx Menu , choose History, and then Clear Recent History….
  2. Select how much history you want to clear:
    • Click the drop-down menu next to Time range to clear to choose how much of your history Firefox will clear.
    History Win2
    History Win3 Fx11
  3. Finally, click the Clear Now button. The window will close and the items you’ve selected will be cleared.


Internet Explorer:

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. IE 8: From the Tools menu choose Internet Options.
    IE 9: In the upper right corner, click the small gear icon (to the right of the star icon) and choose Internet Options
  3. On the General tab, under Browsing history, click Delete.
  4. Un-check the Preserve Favorites website data box.
  5. Check the Temporary Internet files, Cookies, and History boxes.
  6. The Form data, Passwords, and inPrivate Filtering data boxes may be left un-checked. You can check them to delete this data if you so choose.
  7. Click Delete.
  8. When finished, click OK to return to your Internet Explorer window.
  9. Close the Internet Explorer window and reopen.