How to Clear History, Browser Cookies and Cache in Edge Android?

Learn how to delete browsing history along with browser cookies and cache storage from your Microsoft Edge for Android. Every time you browse website, these records are automatically created in the browser storage however, you can clear them.

The browser generally stores all the information within local storage for reuse and usability. The information like browsing history, cookies, and files cache is stored and reused when required. The history is also used to reopen the recently closed tabs in Edge for Android.

Just in case if you don’t the browser to store all this information, you can opt to use inPrivate mode available in Microsoft Edge for Android. But, if you already have the history created and cookies stored and want to remove it completely in bulk, here are the easy steps to follow.

Related: How to Clear History, Cookies Cache, and Reset in Edge Computer?

The bulk deletion option is available under the Clear browsing data, menu, and help in removing all the data in one go.

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How to Delete Browsing History in Edge Android?

Here are the quick steps to clear and remove the browser history from Microsoft Edge for Android:

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge on Android.
  2. Tap on horizontal 3dots icon for options menu.
  3. Select the Settings menu from the list.
  4. Under the settings menu, scroll down halfway and tap on the Privacy and Security tab.
  5. Now scroll down to the extreme bottom and select Clear browsing data option.
  6. Enable the checkbox for Browser history.
  7. Tap on the Clear command button at the bottom to delete the History.

This will delete all the History available in your Microsoft Edge browser for Android. This is an irreversible action, and also impacts the reopen closed tabs in Edge Android.

How to Clear Browser Cookies in Edge Android?

Here are the steps to clear browser cookies stored in local from Edge for Android:

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge on Android.
  2. Tap on horizontal 3dots icon for options menu.
  3. Select the Settings menu from the list.
  4. Under settings, scroll down halfway and tap on the Privacy and Security tab.
  5. Now scroll down to the extreme bottom and select Clear browsing data option.
  6. Enable the checkbox for Cookies and site data.
  7. Tap on the Clear command button at the bottom to delete the browser cookies and site data.

This will delete all the browser cookies and site data stored locally within the browser. Please note that it will also delete any existing account login and sign-ins, and automatically log out of the active session.

How to Delete Browser Cache Storage from Edge Android?

Here are the steps to delete the browser cache storage from the Edge browser on Android phone:

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge Chromium on Android.
  2. Tap on horizontal 3dots icon for options menu.
  3. Select the Settings menu from the list.
  4. Under settings, scroll down halfway and tap on the Privacy and Security tab.
  5. Now scroll down to the extreme bottom and select Clear browsing data option.
  6. Enable the checkbox for Cached images and files.
  7. Tap on the Clear command button at the bottom to remove the Cached images and files storage.

This will clear all the locally stored images and files from the browser cache. Though it will not delete the downloaded files like PDFs, Docx, etc. however, the site files like images, CSS, JS, etc.

After deleting the browser cached images and files, you might feel the slow loading initially for all the websites. Hence, it’s suggested to keep the browser cache untouched unless you want to hard refresh the webpage in Edge Android.

Like I mentioned earlier, you can always opt for inPrivate browsing mode to avoiding local storage and history records.

Bottom Line — Edge Computer Clear History, Cookies, and Cache

Similarly, you can also clear browsing history, cookies, and cache from the Edge computer browser. You can also rest the edge browser to delete all data and settings.

Why do you clear cookies and cache? and how often remove browsing history? 

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