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As per StatCounter, the most popular browser on Android phones in the U.S. is Google Chrome, followed by Samsung Internet and Firefox. Google Chrome provides several options to clear browsing data. To begin, open the app and tap on ‘More’ in the top right corner. Tap on ‘History’ and then ‘Clear Browsing Data.’ Pick a time range from the dropdown (Chrome lets users specify ranges from the last hour to all-time), and select the checkboxes to delete only browsing history, cookies and site data, and cached images and files. There’s also an ‘Advanced’ tab at the top which lets users further refine what they want to delete, including saved passwords, autofill form data, and site settings. Once the appropriate boxes are checked, users can click on ‘Clear data.’
Clear Cookies To Remove Trackers
Samsung Internet is the default browser on Samsung phones, and has a small share in the Android browser market. To clear cookies on Samsung Internet, first open the app and then click on the menu bar (three horizontal lines) at the bottom right corner. From here, tap on ‘Settings’ and then scroll down to ‘Personal data.’ Tap on the ‘Delete browsing data‘ option at the top. The page that appears automatically checks the options to clear browsing history, cookies and site data, and cached images and files. The options to remove saved passwords and autofill forms aren’t selected by default, but users can check these if they want. After this, tap on ‘Delete data‘ to clear everything.
To delete the cookies on Firefox, first open the Android app and click on the menu button (three dots) at the top right corner and then tap on ‘Settings.’ Scroll down to ‘Delete browsing data‘. The following options will automatically be checked: open tabs, browsing history and site data, cookies, cached images and files, site permissions, and downloads. Choose to keep or unselect any of these options, and then tap on ‘Delete browsing data.’ In the settings menu, users can also select ‘Delete browsing data on quit‘. The ‘Quit‘ option will then appear in the Firefox menu, and Android users can tap on the button to delete all or selected data types after a browsing session.