How to delete cookies from your browser

how to delete cookies

Nowadays cookies are everywhere on the internet, each website you visit saves cookies on your computer for different purposes.

But sometimes all we want is to get rid of those cookies and have some extra space or more privacy since some cookies hold down your information for tracking purposes.

Like a cookie to hold your shopping cart, it will save it until you clear them.

But how do we delete cookies from our computer?

How to delete cookies in Google Chrome?

There are 2 ways to do it, individually site by site or delete all the cookies at the same time.

If you want to delete from the current website you’re browsing, just click on the little locker near the website URL and then click on the cookies button as we show you below.

How to delete cookies in Google Chrome

Then all the stored cookies from that website will appear and you can select the ones you want to delete or block them.

How to delete cookies in Google Chrome

The second option:

Go to definitions, click on the three dots at the top on the right side of the browser and then on Settings.

Now in the Advanced Settings under the privacy and security click on “Clearing browsing history”

How to delete cookies in Google Chrome

How to delete cookies in Google Chrome

Select Cookies and other site data and click on Clear data.

How to delete cookies on Mozilla Firefox

On Firefox click on the options menu, then options again.

Under the Privacy & Security look for Cookies and site data.

Under that tab, click Manage data.

How to delete cookies in Mozilla Firefox

A window like this will appear where you can delete cookies from the selected websites or remove all at the same time.

How to delete cookies from Microsoft Edge?

On the top right corner click on the three dots then go to Settings and click on the Choose what to clear button.

Select Cookies and saved website data and after click at Clear.

How to delete cookies in microsoft edge

How to delete cookies from Internet Explorer?

On the top right corner click on the little gear, then select Security and click on Delete Browsing History.

Select Cookies and click on Delete.

How to delete cookies in Internet Explorer

 

And that’s how you delete cookies from the most used browsers.

Remember, now with the GDPR websites must notify you if they’re using cookies, which ones and why, so you know what data they’re collecting and for what reason.

If you have a website and you don’t know what cookies are being used and what data you’re collecting, we show you how you can discover that and inform your users about it so you can be in compliance with GDPR.

 

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