DELETING COOKIES is a good step to take when you do not want these details on your device. Cookies are small files stored in a device hard drive by a web browser having details such as login status, advertising preferences, and others. Just like the computer cache, they let you store details on a computer. They however do it differently; while cache helps you speed up sites, cookies help store details about specific users to identify or track them.

To delete cookies in Opera, Safari, Internet Explorer and Firefox:



For the Opera browser, we delete cookies by:

  1. Firstly, Select Easy Setup
  2. Secondly, Select Clear browsing data in the Clear browsing data section
  3. Thirdly, Select the cookies and other site data checkbox
  4. Select Clear data. To remove all cookies from every website, select the Time range drop-down arrow and choose All time
  5. Lastly, Close the Settings window

For the mobile Opera browser, to delete cookies entail:

  1. Tap the red Opera button
  2. Choose Settings, then select Clear
  3. Tap Clear Cookies and Data. Tap Yes to delete all the cookies stored in Opera


To delete cookies in the Apple Safari web browser, we do the following:

  1. Select Action for Windows and select Safari for Mac. Then move to Preferences
  2. Select Privacy
  3. Select Remove All Website Data for Windows and select Manage Website Data for Mac
  4. Choose which cookies to delete and select Remove. To clear all cookies, select Remove All
  5. Select Remove Now to confirm that you want to delete the cookies
  6. Select Done

For the mobile Safari browser, deleting cookies entails:

  1. Open the Settings app
  2. Scroll down and tap the Safari link
  3. Scroll down and tap Clear History and Website Data


To delete cookies in Internet Explorer:

  1. Select Tools or press ALT+X
  2. Select Internet options
  3. Select Delete in the Browsing history section
  4. Select the cookies and Website data checkbox in the Delete Browsing History dialog box. Select Delete
  5. Select OK to close Internet Options


To delete cookies in the Mozilla Firefox browser:

  1. Firstly, Select the open menu which is the three horizontal bars in the upper-right corner of Firefox
  2. Secondly, Select Options
  3. Thirdly, Select Privacy and Security
  4. Select Clear Data in the Cookies and Site Data
  5. Finally, Select the Cookies and Site Data check box, then select Clear

Deleting cookies on the Mobile Firefox browser, we do the following:

  1. Tap the menu button
  2. Go to Settings and select Clear Private Data
  3. Choose Cookies and anything else you want to delete
  4. Tap Clear Private Data

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