How to view or delete browsing history in Microsoft Edge

Here’s how to delete your browsing history in Microsoft Edge, also learn how to view your browsing history in case you missed something and want to see it again when browsing using Microsoft Edge.

Microsoft Edge is the default web browser in Windows 10. As with any other web browser, you can view or delete your browsing history. When you use a computer that is used by many people, you need to do this before leaving the computer, especially if you are using Microsoft Edge to log into your email account, social media, and another websites that ask you to enter personal data. Another thing why you need to delete your browsing history is that you do not want to be found have visited several porn sites.

How to view or delete browsing history in Microsoft Edge

To view your recent browsing in Microsoft Edge, click Hub (Three horizontal bar on the top right corner), and then click history icon, something like a clock as seen below:

how to view browsing history in microsoft edge

You can see all your browsing history that sorted by date.

There are two ways to delete browsing history in Microsoft Edge, You can delete them manually, or delete them automatically when you close Microsoft Edge. First, to delete the browsing manually go to Microsoft’s edge settings, it is the three dots icon on the top right, then click Settings –> Choose what to clear:

how to delete browsing history in microsoft edge

 

There are some options that you want to delete or keep it like Cookies and saved website data, download history, form data, cached data, etc. But if you want to totally wipe it out like brand new install, just select them all then click Clear.

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The second option to delete the browsing history in Microsoft Edge Windows 10 is to automatically delete them when you close Microsoft Edge, so when you finish and close the window, the history data will be wiped out automatically. This option is usually done on a computer that is used by many people to maintain privacy because it used interchangeably.

To auto delete browsing history Microsoft Edge in Windows 10, go to Start menu –> Settings –> Network & internet, and select Ethernet:

How to auto delete browsing history in microsoft edge

Click on Internet options and a new windows will pop out:

How to clear browsing history in windows 10 microsoft edge when exit

Check on “Delte browsing history on exit” then click Apply –> OK.

To delete browsing history manually or automatically is depending on your situation and needs. If you are a forgetful person and set it automatically delete the browsing history in Microsoft Edge, it would be difficult for you if you need to visit again a website you’ve ever visited before, while browsing history help us to visit websites that we have read some time ago but forgot the address.

If you are still experiencing difficulties in view or delete browsing history in Microsoft Edge Windows 10, please let us know.

 

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