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.

Not quite what you were looking for? See the list of related content at the bottom of this article.

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If you have a newer version of the internet app, tap Delete Personal Data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

Not finding what you're looking for? We're here to help.

Online

Twitter

Tweet us | 9am to 9pm, 7 days a week.

Facebook Messenger

We are here to chat | 9am-9pm, 7 days a week.

Monday to Sunday | 8am to 10pm
SmartThings Monday to Friday | 9am-5:30pm

Email

We'll respond within 24 hours of your request.

Email Samsung Shop

For new and existing orders

Order Status & Tracking

Login to get an update on your Samsung Shop order

SmartThings Support

Help with Hubs, Kits, Sensor and Outlets

Track my repair

Check the status of your repair with Samsung

Call

0330 726 7864General Support

Monday to Sunday | 8am to 10pm

B2B Support

Monday to Friday | 9am to 6pm

0330 726 7467Samsung Shop

For new and existing orders:
Monday to Sunday | 8am to 10pm

Calls to 0330 numbers cost no more than calls to geographic numbers (01 or 02).
Calls from landlines and mobiles are included in free call packages.
Call charges are subject to change and this information is provided as a reference only.
Calls maybe recorded for training and quality purposes.
For information on how we collect and use your details, please refer to our Privacy policy.

* For any printer related enquiries please visit the HP website.

Face-to-face support

Contact Us