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How to delete browsing history in Microsoft Edge

How to delete browsing history in Microsoft Edge

How to delete browsing history in Microsoft Edge - The browsing history stores information such as webpage address, forms, passwords, auto filling data which was opened in past by the user. All these information are stored on your PC only. We must know that your digital assistant Cortana use that stored information to process timely personal suggestions and assistance. Now if a user want to delete such information from the computer completely, then user has to follow the instruction given below.

  1. To view browsing history, Select Hub followed by History.

  2. Now to delete click on "Clear all history".

  3. Here you get options to choose what to remove and what not. Now if all set Select Clear to delete completely.

  4. If a user is using Cortana and want to clear browsing history of it which was stored in the cloud, select Change what Microsoft Edge knows about me in the cloud, then select Clear browsing history.

Before deleting Browsing history a user must know some facts about what gets deleted, where it was stored and types of date deleting.

Type of Data What gets deletedWhere it was stored
Browsing HistoryDate, Time and URL address each site visitedOn PC & Cloud
Cookies and saved website dataInformation to remember your Preferences such as sign in info or locationOn PC
Cached data and filesCopies of pages, images, and other media content stored on your PC. It will load faster during next time open. On PC
Download HistoryThe list of files you have downloaded from the webOn PC
Form data Info that you have entered into forms such as name, address, phone no, email id etc.On PC
PasswordPassword that user have saved during login.On PC
Compatibility PermissionList of website allowed to open in Internet ExplorerOn PC
Location PermissionList of website allowed to grab your location On PC

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