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Clear Browser and Site Data in Brave browser on a Computer

Are you looking to delete browsing history, cookies, and cache data from the Brave browser? Learn how to clear temporary browsing data for data privacy.

Every website we visit is recorded in the web browser as browsing history and some encrypted data known as cookies and cache.

The Brave browser has the option to clear these records for a selected date range or period. It also allows clearing browsing history, cookies, and cache data, which helps eliminate loading-related issues.

In this guide, we have shared these steps to clear browsing data like history, cache, and cookies from the Brave browser.

Clear Browsing Activity and History

The web browser has a record of all the sites that we visit and is stored in the browser history section. It helps in revisiting the site in the future; however, the Brave Browser also allows clearing the browsing history for the selected time period.

  1. Launch the Brave browser on the computer.
  2. Click on the More horizontal 3-bar icon menu for the list.
  3. Hover on the More tools and select the Clear browsing data sub-menu.
    Clear browsing data under More Tools option in Brave browserIt will open the Clear browsing data pop-up window screen.
  4. Enable the checkbox for History and select the Time Range from the drop-down.
  5. Hit the Clear Data command button.

The browsing history data will be deleted instantly for the selected time range.

Clear Browser Cookies and Site Cache Data

The browser cookies and cache are the encrypted information within the browser. The cookies help in retaining the login, whereas the cache helps in speed-loading the site. The browser has options to clear the cookies and cache from the browser storage.

  1. Launch the Brave browser on the computer.
  2. Click on the More horizontal 3-bar icon menu options, and select the Settings menu.
    Brave browser Settings menu optionThe Settings window will open in the Brave Browser.
  3. Switch to the Privacy and Security tab, and click the Clear browsing data tab.
    Brave Browser Privacy and Security with Clear browser data tabIt will open the Clear browsing data pop-up window screen.
  4. Enable the checkbox for Browser Cookies and Cache, and select the Time Range from the drop-down.
    Clear Browsing Data for Last One Hour in Brave Computer
  5. Hit the Clear Data command button.

The Brave Browser cookies and cache will be deleted for the selected time range.

Reset Browser Data and Settings

Web browsers often keep a record of the websites that we visit as well as the corresponding data in the browser storage. At times, the browsing data might get corrupted, which has to be dumped out, and thankfully the brave browser offers the option to clear the data and make a browser reset completely

  1. Launch Brave browser on the computer.
  2. Press the Ctrl/Cmd + Shift + Delete keys simultaneously.
    It will launch the Clear browsing data window.
  3. Switch to the Advanced tab and select the checkboxes against all options.
    You can skip the passwords and form logins if not required.
  4. Select the date range to All Time from the drop-down.
    Clear browsing data Advanced tab on Brave browser
  5. Hit the Clear data command button.

The complete Brave browser data will be deleted, and you will have a fresh interface without problems.

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Note: Resetting the web browser will delete entire data, including the saved bookmarks, passwords, etc.; please use this option carefully.

Bottom Line

It is good to clear your temporary browsing data from Brave browser at a time. The Brave browser also offers an option to clear the data upon browser exit. You must configure the On exit tab within the Clear browsing data window.

Clear browsing data on Exit in Brave browser settings

You can delete browsing data by accessing the browser settings and using a keyboard shortcut.

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Kushal Azza

Kushal Azza

Kushal Azza is a Google Certified IT Professional, Digital Content Creator, and Go-To Digital Marketer with Engineering Degree. He has over a decade of experience solving tech problems, troubleshooting, and innovating digital solutions. Follow him on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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