How To Clear My Browsing History In Firefox? | Easy Guide

Delete your past online activity in a few steps.

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Like any other browser, Firefox keeps track of your web surfing history, including the websites you visited, downloaded files, and the like. All this is stored privately, and for your convenience, so you can pull up how you squandered your day on the internet again later. This article tells you how to clear your browsing history in Firefox on PC and mobile.

Deleting your history gives you a fresh start and erases your online trail. This is helpful when you accidentally visit incorrect domains and don’t want them to reflect in your browsing history. In other cases, you might not want Firefox to add certain personal downloads to its log.

Luckily, clearing the browser history in Firefox is quite easy, both on PC and mobile. It should only take you a minute to get rid of the same.

How do I delete my Firefox browsing history?

Deleting Firefox browser history on PC

  1. Open the Firefox browser and click on the hamburger icon near the top-right corner.
firefox hamburger menu

2. Click on “Settings.”

firefox hamburger menu

3. Click on “Privacy & Security.”

privacy and security tab in firefox

4. Scroll down to the History section and click “Clear History.”

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clear history button

5. Select the time range and check “Browsing & download history,” then click on “OK.”

clear browser history firefox

Deleting Firefox browser history on mobile

  1. In the Firefox browser, click on the vertical ellipsis (three dots) near the bottom-right corner.
firefox vertical ellipsis button

2. Select “Settings.” Alternatively, you may select “History” to clear everything (browsing history, cache, cookies, etc.), click on the bin icon, and confirm the deletion.

settings button in firefox mobile

3. In Settings, scroll down and select “Delete browsing data.”

delete browsing data firefox mobile

4. Select “Browsing history and site data” and click on “Delete browsing data.”

delete browsing data button firefox mobile

5. Click on “Delete” to clear your browsing history successfully.

firefox delete browsing history confirmation

Finally, that wraps up our guide on clearing history in Firefox browser on PC and mobile. For similar how-to topics, check out our dedicated Firefox guide section.

Priye Rai

Priye Rai

Priye is a tech writer at Fossbytes, who writes about gaming and anything remotely related to tech, including smartphones, apps, OTT, etc. He prefers to be called a "video game journalist" and grimaces when he doesn't get to be "Player 1." If you want to talk about games or send any feedback, drop him a mail at [email protected]

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