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How to Clear History on Mac (Safari/Chrome/Firefox Browsing History)

How to clear history on Mac?

The web browser (Safari, Chrome, Firefox, etc.) records where you have been on the Web. If you want no leakage of your privacy, it's necessary to clear history on Mac or other computer or device. This article is aimed at showing you how to clear history on Mac.

How to Clear History on Mac

How to Clear History on Mac

Everything You should know about browser history

What is web browser history

When you surf the internet via Safari/Firefox/Chrome, the browser remembers each page you have visited. Even though you choose Incognito Mode or Private Browsing, all history of the visited pages are stored in your browser and account. Browsers also save the info about the visited pages, so that you are able to always resort to them.

Why should you clear browser history on Mac

Well, it is totally up to you. But you should know it is of great importance to clear history on Mac in case someone visit some private pages that you don't want anybody to do that. When you're borrowing your Mac to somebody for use or even browsing the web with someone peering over your shoulder, they may see what pages you've ever visited.

How to clear history on Mac - Mac Cleaner

it is so inconvenient to clear browsers one by one. If you are expecting to find one software to clear browsing history on your Mac, you can try Mac Cleaner. With this Mac cleanup program, you are able to easily clear history on Mac and clean junk/large/unneeded/old files.

Search and clear all browsers' history and cache, including Safari, Google Chrome, Firefox, etc.
Clear other junk files, unneeded files, large or old files.
Monitor Mac status, such as disk utilization, battery status, memory usage and CPU usage.
Support iMac, iMac Pro, MacBook, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro.
Apply to Mac OS X 10.10 or above (macOS Sonoma included)

How to use Mac Cleaner to clear history on Mac

Step 1Launch Mac Cleaner on your Mac

Download Mac Cleaner and launch the software. Mac Cleaner is able to monitor system status of your Mac, and you can see the details in the interface.

Mac Cleaner Interface

Step 2Scan junk files

Choose Junk Files from the left side. The browsing history and cache are included in the "Junk File" module. Click the Scan button.

Scan Mac Junk Files

Step 3Click Review button

When the scanning done, you can click Review button to see the scanning results. Or you can hit "Re-scan" to scan your Mac computer again.

Click Review Button

Step 4Review and select items

Choose to clear history of a particular browser or all browsers. And here, you can use the searching feature to quickly find what you want. For example, type "firefox" into the searching blank box, and the interface will immediately locate the Firefox junk files for you, including Firefox history and cache. Click Clean button.

Clear Firefox History and Cache

Junk files like the application cache, system logs, photo junks, systm cache and more are listed in categories. Choose a particular browser cache data to clean history on Mac.

Clean Mac Junk Files

Step 5History cleared on Mac

Quickly, you will clear all history on your Mac with Mac Cleaner.

Video Clean Mac play-button

How to clear Safari history on Mac

Safari is the first browser choice for most Mac users. How to clear history and cache on Mac safari. Open Safari browser, you can navigate to History > Clear History to clear the browsing history, cookies as well as caches. If you want to delete only cache data, you'll need to:

Step 1Launch Safari. Click the Safari tab from the top menu.

Step 2Select Clear History and Website Data.

Clear History and Website Data from Safari

Step 3Choose the time range (most likely all history) that you wish to clear.

Clear History and Website Data from Safari

Step 4Click Clear History button.

That's it. You've managed to clear Safari history on Mac.

How to clear history on Mac Chrome

Here in this part, we are going to show you how to clear Google Chrome history on Mac.

Step 1Open Chrome. Click on the burger icon at the top-right corner. Click History from the popup menu.

History Settings on Mac Chrome

Step 2Click "Clear browsing data…" button from the interface.

Clear browsing data

Step 3Select which time range do you want to clear (probably the beginning of time…).

Step 4Check Clear browsing history. In addition, you can also choose clear download history from Google Chrome, empty the cache, delete cookies and other site and plug-in data, clear saved passwords, as well as clear saved Autofill form data.

Clear browsing data from Mac Chrome

Step 5Click Clear browsing data.

Tips: You can also access "Clear browsing data" menu from About Google Chrome > Settings > Privacy.

How to clear Firefox history on Mac

How to clear history of Firefox on Mac? Go ahead.

Step 1Open Firefox browser. Open History tab from the top menu. Choose Clear Recent History option.

Firefox History on Mac

Step 2Choose the time range you want to clear and "Everything" option will delete all history.

Clear Firefox History on Mac

Step 3See the Details arrow, click on it. Choose Browsing and Download history.

Step 4You are able to choose others like Form & Search history, cookies, cache, active logins and so on. Finally hit the Clear Now button and you're good.

Mac Cleaner should be a perfect choice to clean your Mac and clear history on Mac. Download the freeware and free up your Mac right now.

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December 16, 2020 10:05 / Updated by to Clean up Mac

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