Whether your concerned about privacy or just want to stop those targeted ads, deleting the cookies in your browser is a great way to gain back control of your life online. Every browser allows cookies to be managed and deleted. In today’s post, we explain how to delete cookies on all the major browsers.

Safari (Mac computers)

  1. On a Mac device, open up the Safari browser.
  2. In the top left corner, find the Safari tag next to the Apple icon.
  3. Click Safari, and a dropdown menu will appear.
  4. Select Clear History.
  5. When the popup window appears with four options: the last hour, today, today, and yesterday, all history. Once you make your selection, click the Clear History

Safair (iOS & TabletOS)

  1. Open up the Settings
  2. In the left menu, scroll and select the Safari.
  3. To delete all cookies, tap and select the blue Clear History and Website Data.
  4. To select cookies from a specific site, scroll to the Advanced.
  5. Select Website Data and find the website on the list.
  6. Hit the red minus icon to delete the information then done to complete the action.

Google Chrome (Computers)

  1. Open the Chrome browser.
  2. Select the three dots in the top right of the screen (located right beneath the ‘X’ to close out the browser).
  3. In the dropdown menu, select the Settings.
  4. A new tab will open with the full settings menu. Next, find the Privacy and Security option on the left side.
  5. On the new list of menu options, find and select Clear Browsing Data.
  6. A new popup comes up with a list of options. By default, it displays the basic options, which enables the user to delete the browsing history, cookies, and cached files. Selecting the advanced options adds download history, sign in data, passwords, app data, and other site settings.
  7. Select the time range and hit the blue Clear data button to complete the task.

Note: The process is the same for Chrome on mobile devices. However, visually the menus will differ depending on the device/ version of Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open the Firefox browser.
  2. Find and select the three lines in the top right corner (located right beneath the ‘X’ to close out the browser).
  3. In the dropdown menu, select Options.
  4. Find the Privacy & Security option on the left side.
  5. Scroll down to the Cookies and Site Data
  6. Select the Clear Data button on the right.
  7. On the new list of menu options, find and select Clear Browsing Data.
  8. When the new popup window appears, check Cookies and Site Data and Cached Web Content.
  9. Hit the Clear button to complete the task.

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