How do I clear the cache, history, or cookies on the internet browser on Galaxy device?

The below steps will show you how to clear the cache, cookies, and history of your device's Internet browser.

Note that if you will need to follow different steps to clear the cache on your whole device. Click here to view those.

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Note that the steps will differ slightly depending on which browser you are using and the operating system on your device, but the general pathway will remain the same.

Samsung Internet Browser

1 Tap Internet.
How do I clear the cache, history, or cookies on the internet browser on Galaxy device?
2 Tap the menu icon.

Note: to improve your browsing experience, the menu bar is not always visible. If you can't see it, touch a blank space on the screen and it will pop up.

How do I clear the cache, history, or cookies on the internet browser on Galaxy device?
3 Tap Settings. (You may need to scroll down a little to see it)
How do I clear the cache, history, or cookies on the internet browser on Galaxy device?
4 Tap Privacy or Privacy and security
How do I clear the cache, history, or cookies on the internet browser on Galaxy device?
5 If you have an older device or version of the app, you should see options to Clear cache and Clear history here. Tap them to clear them.

If you have a newer version of the internet app, tap Delete Personal Data

How do I clear the cache, history, or cookies on the internet browser on Galaxy device?
6 Select the options you want to delete, then tap Delete.

Note that deleting Browsing History will delete the list of pages visited. It will not stop the device from suggesting searches based on your history. To see how to do this, go to step 7 below.

How do I clear the cache, history, or cookies on the internet browser on Galaxy device?
7 To stop the browser from suggesting searches based on previous searches, go back to the previous screen and move the slider next to Suggest searches to off.
How do I clear the cache, history, or cookies on the internet browser on Galaxy device?

Chrome

1 Tap the Chrome browser
How do I clear the cache, history, or cookies on the internet browser on Galaxy device?
2 Tap the menu icon (three dots)

(If you don't see the menu bar, touch any blank space on the screen to bring it up)

How do I clear the cache, history, or cookies on the internet browser on Galaxy device?
3 Tap History
How do I clear the cache, history, or cookies on the internet browser on Galaxy device?
4 You will now see your history. Tap the X next to a particular page to delete just that one, or tap Delete Browsing Data at the bottom of the screen for more options.
How do I clear the cache, history, or cookies on the internet browser on Galaxy device?
5 Choose what you want to delete by ticking the box alongside then tap Clear Data

Note that this will clear your browsing history but your search suggestions will not be cleared. Go to step 6 to view more privacy options.

How do I clear the cache, history, or cookies on the internet browser on Galaxy device?
6 Note that you can change your privacy data and what types of data is recorded, by going into Settings >Privacy and then choosing the options that suit you.
How do I clear the cache, history, or cookies on the internet browser on Galaxy device?
How do I clear the cache, history, or cookies on the internet browser on Galaxy device?

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