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How to clear cache, cookies & history on Chrome for mobile

Ben White
12 / 06 / 2024
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The controls to clear your Cookies, Browsing history, cache and other data in Chrome for mobile – both iPhone and Android devices – can all be found in the same screen.

Before doing so, you may find the following articles helpful:

Clearing browsing data on Chrome for iPhone & Android

1. Open the Options menu

Look for three dots in a row. This may be in the top right or bottom right of the screen, depending on your device and browser version. You may also need to open a tab to see it.

A screenshot of a Google Chrome browser on mobile

2. Go to ‘Clear Browsing Data’

Within the menu that pops up, find the option for ‘Clear Browsing Data’.

A screenshot of a Google Chrome browser on mobile, showing the settings

3. Select What to Clear

You’ll see a list:

  • Browsing history
  • Cookies, Site Data
  • Cached Images and Files
  • Saved Passwords
  • Auto fill Data.

A screenshot of a Google Chrome browser on mobile, showing the settings for deleting browsing data

Tap on each item you want to clear. A blue checkmark means it’s selected.

4. Pick a Time Range

Choose how far back you want to clear the data.

Options include Last Hour, Last 24 Hours, Last 7 days, Last 4 Weeks, or All time.

“All time” wipes your entire Chrome history.

5. Confirm Clearing Data

Hit the red “Delete Browsing Data” button at the bottom, then say yes in the pop-up to confirm.

 

6. Finish Up

Press “Done” in the top right corner when you’re all set.

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