In this post, we will learn about a particular function about google chrome. When you browse the Internet through web browsers like Google Chrome, your browser tracks you. And on the local storage, caches, autofill-password, saved data etc remains on the hard drive. If you want to clear them completely for any reason from your computer, then follow this article.
Locating the Option
First of all, open your google chrome browser. After opening the browser, click on the three vertical dots for finding the settings option. This dot icon located on the top-right corner of the browser window.
Now a drop-down menu will appear, from the bottom of the drop-down menu find the settings option and click on it. The setting profile will open in a new window. Alternatively, you can directly type
chrome://settings/ in the address bar to open the settings dialog.
In the setting dialog, scroll down the page and go to the bottom and click on the Advanced option to see the advance setting dialog. Now again scroll mouse down a little bit more. Find for the option clear browsing data under the privacy and security table. Alternatively, you can search the setting from the search bar.
Clearing Browsing Data
Now click on the “Clear browsing data” option. A popup dialog box will open. From the dialog box click on the Advanced menu option. Focus on time range, select All time from the drop-down menu if it is not selected. If the “All time” option is already selected, no need to select it again.
Now you can see a number of checkboxes for cleaning particular types of data. The checkboxes can be, Download history, Browsing history, Cached images and files, Cookies and other site data, Password and other sign-in data, Content setting, Autofill form data, Hosted app data, and media files.
As you want to clear your all browsing data. So mark all the checkboxes. And then Hit the Clear Data button to delete all the browsing history. Note that the cleared data is not restorable. So be careful about sensitive data before clearing data and browsing history.