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How To Delete Selected Cookies From Your Browser

Chrome

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Select the 3 vertical dots in the upper-right corner of the Chrome screen.
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Select More Tools > Clear browsing data.
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Select the Cookies and other site data checkbox.

Tip

To delete the saved passwords in Chrome, select Passwords and other sign-in data.
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Select the Time range drop-down arrow and choose a time period. For example, to delete all the cookies or passwords in Chrome, no matter how long ago they were saved, select All time.
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Select Clear data.

Tip

If you want more control over cookies, learn how to delete cookies from a specific website, how to allow or deny websites from leaving cookies, and how to clear cookies when Chrome is closed.
To clear the cookies from the Chrome mobile browser, tap the menu button (the icon with three stacked dots), and choose Settings. In the Privacy section, tap Clear Browsing Data, then tap each area you want to erase, for example, Cookies, Site Data, or Saved Passwords.

Firefox

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Select the Open menu (the 3 horizontal bars in the upper-right corner of Firefox).
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Select Options.
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Select Privacy & Security.
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In the Cookies and Site Data section, select Clear Data.
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Select the Cookies and Site Data checkbox, then select Clear.

Tip

You can also delete cookies in Firefox for the current site displayed in the web browser, delete cookies for an individual website, and clear all cookies along with the cache.
To delete cookies on the mobile Firefox browser, tap the menu button and go to Settings > Clear Private Data. Choose Cookies (and anything else you want to delete, such as the browsing history or cache), then tap Clear Private Data.

Microsoft Edge

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Select Settings and more (the 3 horizontal dots located in the upper-right corner). Or, press Alt+X.
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Select Settings.
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In the Clear browsing data section, select Choose what to clear.
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Select the Cookies and saved website data checkbox, then select Clear.

Tip

You can also delete passwords, download history, browsing history, location permissions, and more.
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Close the right panel when you're finished.

Note

Microsoft Edge stores more than cookies. Learn what data is collected in Edge, how to clear collected data, and how to stop Edge from collecting information.
To delete cookies in the mobile Edge app, tap the menu button at the bottom of the app, go to Settings > Privacy > Clear browsing data, and choose the items to remove. Then, tap Clear browsing data.

Internet Explorer

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Select Tools. Or, press Alt+X.

Tip

If you can't open Internet Explorer, there's another way to access the internet options. Open Command Prompt or the Run dialog box, then enter the inetcpl.cpl command.
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Select Internet options.
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In the Browsing history section, select Delete.
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In the Delete Browsing History dialog box, select the Cookies and website data checkbox, then select Delete.

Note

To delete all saved passwords, select the Passwords checkbox.
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Select OK to close Internet Options.

Safari

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On a Mac, select Safari > Preferences. In Windows, select Action > Preferences.
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Select Privacy.
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On a Mac, select Manage Website Data. On Windows, select Remove All Website Data.
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Choose which cookies to delete, then select Remove. Or, select Remove All to clear all cookies.
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Select Remove Now to confirm that you want to delete the cookies.
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Select Done.
To delete cookies on the mobile Safari browser, open the Settings app. Scroll down and tap the Safari link, then scroll down and tap Clear History and Website Data.

More About Deleting Cookies in Web Browsers

Most browsers also find and delete cookies from individual websites. Since few issues require that you delete all the cookies stored by the browser, locating and removing specific cookies allows you to retain customizations and stay logged in to your favorite, non-offending websites.