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How to Clear Browsing Cache and Cookies on Android?

Every time you visit any website or sign-in to any particular website, various kinds of data, information and personal details concerning the locations you visit on websites get stored in your web browsers as browsing data/history, cookies and cache in your phone. All these browsing data/history and cache files are very dangerous for being confidential if someone tends to intrude with an unfair means. Knowing the details of where you go exactly while surfing may unleash all your personal credentials which you do not want to disclose to any other users, for instance, bank, Gmail, Facebook websites. Usually the passwords to those websites are remembered by your web browsers and that is the most precarious situation that you should avoid most of the time. Besides, cookies take a lot of your valuable device space which in turn interfere with downloading. 

Thus it is very essential to keep clearing browsing history data, cookies and cache contents from Android Device from time to time in order to keep your device in a proper state. If you’re Samsung Galaxy user,see this tutorial to clear Samsung data completely.

Part #1: Clearing Browsing data in Google Chrome on Android Phone

Google Chrome is a very popular web browser which is used by more than half of the population on internet. It features incognito mode which enables users to surf internet without collecting any cookies or browsing data on Android phone, but most of the users are not fully aware of it and create cookies and browsing data.  

Step 1. Firstly open your “Google Chrome” browser on your phone and then tap the “Menu” button and then the “More” option.

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Step 2. Now scroll down to the “Privacy Settings” section and tap on the “Clear Cache” button.

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Step 3. Tap “Ok” on the pop-up notification.

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Step 4. Now press the “Clear All Cookie Data” option to start clearing the cookies.

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Step 5. Tap on “Ok” button to finish the process.

CONS:

  • The erased data can be recovered using data recovery utilities.
  • It does not clear all the cache from the device.

Also read: How to Permanently Erase Everything on Android Phone or Tablet

Part #2: Clearing Browsing History &Cookies in Mozilla Firefox on Android

For Android device, Mozilla Firefox is yet another web browser which is equally very popular among the millions of users across the internet. Like every other Web browser it also collects various browsing data and cookies when you surf internet or download files from the internet on your Android phone or tablet. You also need to clear browsing history and cookies on Mozilla Firefox on your Android phone.

Step 1. Open the Firefox button and press on the menu button from the upper right corner of the device screen.

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Step 2. Press the “Settings” option from the drop down menu and this will open up a new screen.

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Step 3. From the new screen, go to the “Privacy Section”.

Step 4. Scroll down and then tap on the “Clear now” button under the “Clear Private data” tab.

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Step 5. Now make sure that “Search history”, “Browsing history”, “Cookies and active logins”, “Caches” options are checked and then tap on “Clear Data” button.

CONS:

  • It is time consuming method.
  • The deleted files can be retrieved by expert hackers.

Part #3: Clear All Data with Safewiper for Android

SafeWiper for Android is a magnificent data erasing tool available on the internet market which deletes data from devices with 0% recovery possibility. Till now, it has served more than millions of users and the popularity is spreading all around day by day. 

Salient Features Of SafeWiper Tool:

  • It supports all the Windows versions, XP/ Vista/ 7/ 8/ 10.
  • It is compatible Mac computers as well.
  • If you have queries, technical support is available for users 24×7.
  • It works in 3 different modes- Erase all data, Erase Private Data, Erase App Data.
  • Lifetime upgrade facilities are provided free of cost.

Step 1. Download the software on an accessible computer and install it with admin privileges.

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Step 2. Connect your device to Windows or Mac computer using USB cable.

Step 3. Enable the USB debugging mode. In order to do that, go to the following location to enable the feature:  Settings> Developers Options > USB Debugging

Step 4. Out of the three methods previously mentioned select “Erase All Data” option.

Step 5. Now from the page that follows next, click on “Erase Now” option to delete all the data from your Device.

Step 6. The deletion process will take some time, so you have to wait patiently while the tool completes its function.

Conclusion:

After going through all the aforementioned methods, you must have known by now how effective Safewiper tool is in deleting your device contents, be it caches, cookies, browsing history, etc, with 0% recovery possibility and 100% efficiency. Thus it is better to rely more on the third method of Safewiper rather than the first two manual methods using web browser which surely has got lot of downsides.

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