Last updated September 15th, 2013 at 09:15 pm
If you delete your browsing history it will help you in lots of ways. Let’s assume that you are using your friends’ computer for surfing web and you will surely not like that your friends following all the websites and tasks that you had performed on his computer. For web surfing most of the people use Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome or Internet Explorer as their primary browser. For deleting the browsing history as soon as the browser is exited, Firefox and Explorer have in-built option but it lacks on Google Chrome.
Lets’ look on how to proceed:
Deleting Browsing History: Internet Explorer
If you are using Internet Explorer for surfing the web then it will be your easiest experience in deleting the browsing history. Here goes the step:
Step 1: Run Internet Explorer
Step 2: Click on the “Tools” Menu and on “Internet Options”.
Step 3: Check the “Delete browsing history on exit” option which is under the General Tab and under browsing History heading.
Step 4: Click on “Apply” and then “OK”.
Now the browsing history will be deleted automatically on Internet Explorer,
Deleting Browsing History: Mozilla Firefox
If you are using Mozilla Firefox for surfing the web, without using any additional Adds-on, you can delete the browsers history automatically. Here goes the step for deleting the browsing history in Firefox:
Step 1: Run Firefox
Step 2: Click on Firefox button which is situated at the top left corner and Choose Options.
Step 3: Go to “Privacy panel”.
Step 4: Under the history option choose “Custom settings for history”.
Step 5: Click on the “Clear history when Firefox closes” option.
Step 6: To confirm the action click OK button.
You can customize the options for clearing the browsing history by choosing the things that you would like to delete. To do this click the “Setting” button and check all those options that you would like to delete. If all the buttons are checked all the history which includes Cookies, Browsing History, Active Logins, Form and Search History, Download History and lots more would be deleted on exiting Mozilla Firefox.
Deleting Browsing History: Google Chrome
It’s disgusting that there is no in-built feature in Google Chrome regarding the web browsing history. Although the web browsing history can be deleted manually but if you want to automate the task, some Google Chrome Extensions can be used. Here goes the step for deleting the browsing history in Google Chrome:
Step 1: Download the Google Chrome Extension “Click & Clean“.
Step 2: Double click the downloaded Extension to install it.
Step 3: After installing right-click on Click and Clean Extension and move to the “Option”.
Step 4: Check all the boxes what you would like to delete under the “Clear Private Data when Browser closes”.
Step 5: Click on Apply and then OK. Now it’s done.
Those were the methods of deleting the web browsing history in the widely used web browsers. Be safe and stay safe by deleting the browsing history.
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