How to remove previously viewed sites in Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera and Chrome

By | 08.04.2016


How to clear the list of visited sites in different browsers?

Very often, many users wish to hide the history of visits of various websites for a certain period of time. The reasons for this can be a great variety. For example, you want to pick up a gift to someone from home in an online store and do not want to spoil the surprise, view confidential information using someone else’s computer or entered the site your favorite games during working hours.

But how to delete your history in one of the most popular browsers, they know not all users. Below you will find the answer to this question and will be able to do this operation within a few seconds. Let’s look at the four browsers that are installed on most modern computers.

Internet Explorer

To delete a previously visited sites in this program installed on virtually all computers with MS Windows by default, to make quite a few mouse clicks.

To begin with we seek in the upper part of the window running the Internet Explorer tab «Security» and click on it. In the menu that appears, select the «Delete Browsing History» and click on this line. To completely erase the information on the use of the browser, put a tick next to each item in the highlight box. And in order to get rid of the list of visited web pages, will be enough tick in «Journal».

Mozilla Firefox

To clear the history of visited web resources in the web browser, you need to start to click on «History» at the top of the screen (usually it is a little to the left of the button «File») and select the line «delete recent history». Next, put a tick near the desired points (to clean up the list of sites you’ve visited enough ticks in front of the top two items) and click on the button at the bottom of the window.

Do not forget that in the same window in Mozilla Firefox, you can choose for how long you want to delete information — stored data can be cleaned during the time from one hour to one day, or get rid of the statistics of the visited resource for the entire period of use of the browser.


To delete your history in this program, you must press the «Menu» button in the upper left corner (almost all recent versions of her program is written «of Opera»), move the cursor to the line «Settings», and the pop-up window select the «Clear Private Data «.

At the same time by clicking on the line «Detailed Settings», you can choose from what information the user would like to get rid of. For example, to delete the browsing history is enough to leave the check box next to «Delete browsing history».

Google Chrome

To remove the list of sites you’ve visited in Google Chrome, you must go to «Settings» and click on the item «History». After that, just click on the words «Clear History.» Do not forget that in this browser from browsing the list, you can delete individual sites and pre-clicking on them.

Additional Information

Also, be aware and on universal «hot buttons», thanks to the touch that you can quickly remove the sites viewed. Almost all browsers (except Opera Most versions of the program) for the treatment stories enough to simultaneously press keys «Shift», «Ctrl» and «Del».

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