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How to Delete Mozilla Firefox History
Like any other browser out there, Mozilla Firefox keeps a browsing history of all the webpages visited on the browser. It stores the download history, browsing history, cache, cookies, and log-ins. Luckily, it is quite simple to delete parts of or all of your browser's history. Be sure to remember though that if you use other browsers, such as Internet Explorer or Opera, you need to go to those individual browsers to remove their respective histories.
There are several ways to go about deleting your Mozilla Firefox history. We will show you all three options!
Simply go up to the Menubar and click on Tools. It is between Bookmarks and Help. Click on "Clear Recent History". This is one of the simplest ways to delete your Browsing history and cookies. Be sure to "uncheck" the boxes you don't want cleared, such as site preferences.
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Option 2 to delete your Mozilla Firefox History is a shortcut but also gives you more preferences. Go to Tools again on the Menubar and click on Options. That will bring up a box with tabs giving you a wide range of setting choices. To remove your browser history or cache click on the Privacy tab. (Its the one that looks like a mask) You now have the option to change the setting preferences of when you're browsing or you can choose to either click on clearing history or removing individual cookies.
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This is probably the option I mostly use, since it is simple and you can still view the current page you are on. Click on the control key or ctrl key and the H key simultaneously. A tab will pop up on your left-hand side and your current page will remain open. It is a simple way to delete any or all recent browsing history.
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Yay! Now you can easily delete your browsing history on Mozilla Firefox!