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Clear Microsoft Edge Browsing Histories with Simple Steps

--By Manager On April 25, 2016

 

Like many other websites, to enhance your browsing experience, Microsoft Edge browser also records your browsing history such as the information you fill in on forms, passwords and cookies from websites that you visit regularly. However, to protect  privacy from prying eyes, you might want to clear the History, Cookies, Cache, etc. on the computer, especially on a public or shared PC.

In this situation, you can either browse in InPrivate mode, which like other browser's private modes, doesn't record your activities as you surf the Internet or choose to clear your entire history or just wipe certain aspects of it.

Part 1. How to Browse InPrivate in Microsoft Edge
Part 2. Two Methods Clear History and Cookies in Microsoft Edge

Part 1. How to Browse InPrivate in Microsoft Edge

1. In Microsoft Edge, select the More (...) icon, and then New InPrivate window.

New InPrivate window

2. Now you can search in private mode. Your browsing data (like your history, temporary internet files, and cookies) will not be saved on your PC once you're done.

Browse in Private Mode

Part 2. Two Methods Clear History and Cookies in Microsoft Edge

Method 1. Delete Search History from Setting Tab

1. On the top-right side of the browser, you will see (…) "More action" option. Just click on it and then click on "Settings" option.

Edge Browser Settings

2. Scroll down to the "Clear browsing data" section and click "Choose what to clear" button.

Clear Browsing Data

3. In "Clear browsing data" screen, a list of the different areas which can be wiped. Just as shown in picture below. Choose the check boxes next to the data you want to delete, then click on Clear.

Clear Microsoft Edge Browsing Histories

Note:
It is also possible to delete your Bing search history from this same menu, just click on the option below Clear.
If you click "Learn more" you can see even more options.

Clear Search History

Method 2. Remove Browsing Histories from the History Tab (Faster Way)

1. At the top-right corner, click Hub (three horizontal lines) icon to the left of the Note icon. Then, you'll see four buttons at the top of the panel. Click the History tab which looks like a clock.

2. In the top right-hand corner of the pane you'll see a link titled "Clear all history". After you click on it, you'll be taken to the same screen as you'd see if you were using the first method. Again, just select the desired check boxes and choose Clear.

Clear All History

This is how we can clear search history on Windows 10 computer. To protect your privacy information, you are also advised to delete search history, cookies, cache, etc. on your iPhone or Android phone.


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