The Internet browser keeps track of all the websites you visit during browsing. There are various reasons that might lead you to delete your history of the computer. These includes the need to keep something you searched private, to remove some huge clutter on your computer, even to avoid confusions whenever you want to visit the site again. More importantly, you need to clear your history for security of your passwords and logins from snoopy users, so it is necessary to learn how to delete browsing history from Google Chrome, Firefox, Safarior and Internet Explorer.
Deleting your browsing history is vital and guarantees you of your privacy regardless of the sites you visit. To delete your browsing history from Google chrome, following the steps below:
Since you intent to clear your search history from Google, you this first step is important. From your computer, go to your Google chrome browser and double click on it to open.
The history button is just on the top left side of the Google toolbar. You can also locate it by selecting the Customize and control Google Chrome dialogue box on the top right of your screen. Once you locate history, click on it to proceed to the next step.
Moving to the top left part of your screen, click on "Clear all browsing data" button. By selecting this option, a pop up window will appear which will guide you in deleting the history.
Here, you will be given several options regarding the time frame in which you wish to delete the Google chrome history. The options will include: the past hour, the past day, the past week, the past four weeks and since the beginning of time.
At this point, you are required to choose any of the following options to delete the part of your browsing history. You can pick on one or more of these options. The options include and not limited to "Clear browsing history, Clear download history, Empty cache, Clear saved passwords and Delete cookies and other plug-in data."
After you have selected the parts you wish to clear history, hit on the Clear browsing data button to clear your Google chrome history.
Clearing your browsing history from Firefox is a flash process. The process is simple and includes the following steps.
First, open the Firefox browser and select "History" from the menu. Then, "History" option, select clear recent "history"
Here a new window will appear requiring you to choose how much history you want to delete from your browser. From the time range to clear, drop down the dialogue box and specify your time frame from the options given.
From the arrow on the left of "Details", select on the one or more options of the parts you wish to clear history from. After choosing the data or parts, click on "Clear now" dialogue box to clear your history.
Start your Internet Explorer by double clicking on it. You can also right click and select Open option.
From your menu, click on "Tools" options. A new window will appear on your screen. Select "Internet explorer" option (the bottom option on your new window).
From your options menu, click on the "General" tab on the left side of the screen.
From the "General" tab click on the "Delete" button that is above the "Appearance" dialogue. A new window will be displayed on your screen.
Here, click on "Delete" dialogue box from the new window to clear your browsing history from Internet Explorer.
Delete your history from the Internet is nothing less than vital. To delete your history from Safari, follow the steps below
Start or open your Safari if it is not already open.
From your top menu bar, click on the Safari to proceed to the next step
After clicking on the "Safari" tab, a new window will appear. From the window, select Reset safari from the given options.
Here, a list of items will be displayed and you are to select what you want to clear from the list. You can pick more than one items from the list.
To clear your history from Safari, click on "Reset" button on the right side below your screen.
Unlike Google chrome, Firefox is capable of clearing your browsing history automatically without the need of installing extension. Set your browser to automatically delete history then
After you open your browser, select "Option" from the "Tools" menu.
Click on "Privacy" tab and choose "Use Custom settings for history" option. Then select "Clear history when Firefox starts" box to proceed to your next step.
Click on "Settings" button and then select types of data you wish to be deleted automatically when your browser closes. Click on "OK" box when you are done.