Quick Way to Clear Chrome Browsing Data

By | August 28, 2017
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Quick Way to Clear Chrome Browsing Data

For those of you who use Google Chrome browser,  here’s the fastest way to clear your browsing date short of creating a bookmark.

Open Chrome, now press CTRL+SHIFT+DELETE on your keyboard. Chrome’s “Clear browsing data” dialog will open.

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Using the down arrow, you can select how far back you want to go to delete browsing data from Chrome, even back to the beginning of time. Not actually the beginning of time, but back to the first day you used Chrome on the current device. You can also check or uncheck what you want to clear under “Clear the following items…”

Remember, clearing cookies will log you out of sites you’re logged into. The next time you visit those sites, you’ll have to enter your log in credentials again.

If you like bookmarks and hate keyboard shortcuts, pastes (or type) the following into Chrome’s omnibar (address bar):

chrome://settings/clearBrowserData

After you do that, click on the start in at the right edge of Chrome’s omnibar (address bar);

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Give it a name you’ll recognize. Keep it in your Bookmarks bar. Click done. The next time you want to clear Chrome’s browsing data, just click on your shortcut.  It will open the Clear browsing data dialog.

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Now you know the two quickest ways to get to the Chrome’s “Clear browsing data” dialog.

One more thing…

Clearing browsing data on your PC or other device does not delete search history or other data Google tracks. If you want to clear and/or control that, make sure you are logged into your Google account then click the link below:

https://myactivity.google.com/myactivity


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2 thoughts on “Quick Way to Clear Chrome Browsing Data

  1. Judie

    Just curious but why doesn’t Ctrl+Shft+Del work? If I click on the three dots there is a clear browsing right there to click on and that is what I happen to use but I AM curious as to why the Ctrl+shft+del has not worked for quite sometime now.

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    1. infoave Post author

      It does work. But it only works when Chrome is open and in focus.

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