Clear Browser Data on Samsung Galaxy S6

This guide will teach you how clear browser history, cache, & cookies on your Galaxy S6. This is useful if you value your privacy, in this case you may want to clear the history, cache, and cookies from the Internet browser app on your Samsung Galaxy S6. In so doing, you will prevent malicious persons from snooping around your personal browsing habits, such as, web pages you've visited and in the event that somebody accesses your tablet without your knowledge. Find out all you need to know on the following pages.

Follow the steps below to learn how to clear the browser history, cache, & cookies on a Samsung Galaxy S6:

For those who do not like following text instructions, there are Video and Picture tutorials available further down.

Clear the history, cache, and cookies on your Samsung Galaxy S6 Internet App

  1. Open the “Internet” browser app.
  2. Select the “Menu” icon in the upper-right corner of the screen.
  3. Choose “Settings“.
  4. Select “Privacy” in the left pane.
  5. Select “Delete personal data“.
  1. Check the following items as desired:
    • Browsing history
    • Cache
    • Cookies and site data
    • Passwords
    • Auto fill data
    • Location access
  2. Select “Done“, and the data will be cleared.

You might also want to do so for the Google Chrome browser app on your device: In this case the next steps on the following page will help you clear the data for the Chrome app on your device.

Clear the history, cache, and cookies on your Samsung Galaxy S6 Chrome App

  1. Open the “Chrome” browser app.
  2. Select the “Menu” icon in the upper-right corner of the screen.
  3. Choose “Settings“.
  4. Select “Privacy” in the left pane.
  5. Select the “Menu” icon in the upper-right corner of the screen.
  6. Choose “Clear browsing data“.
  1. Check the following items as desired:
    • Clear browsing history
    • Clear the cache
    • Clear cookies, site data
    • Clear saved Passwords
    • Clear autofill data
  2. Select “Clear“, and the data will be cleared.

And if the above methods don't work. You can do the same tasks via the settings menu on your device:

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Data.
  3. Tap the "Application manager" tab.
  4. Search for the Browser (if you use this, I do) or Firefox, Chrome etc.
  5. Tap it.
  6. Clear Data.
  7. Say yes to the message that pops up.

Samsung Galaxy S6: Deleting The Internet Browsing History

Flippy Tecky: If you need to delete the internet browsing history on your Samsung Galaxy S6 it has to be done from the browser inside the settings. Once you have the internet opened up whether it be google chrome or internet explorer there will be an option tab on the top right that says more. Click this and scroll down to settings. Next click the privacy option and click delete personal data. In this section you will be able to delete the internet browsing history on your Samsung Galaxy S6 as well as passwords and cookies and caches.

Browser Guide

Chrome

  • To clear your browsing history in Chrome, touch the menu button (three dots in a vertical bar) in the upper-right corner of the browser window. Then, touch “Settings.”
  • On the “Settings” screen, touch “Privacy” in the “Advanced” section.
  • The “Privacy” screen displays. On the screen’s title bar, touch “Clear Browsing Data.”
  • On the “Clear browsing data” dialog box displays. Select the check boxes for the items you want deleted when you exit Chrome. Touch “Clear.”
  • The “Clearing browsing data” dialog box displays while your browsing history is deleted.

 

Firefox

  • To clear your browsing history in Firefox, touch the menu button (three dots in a vertical bar) in the upper-right corner of the browser window. Then, touch “Settings.”
  • On the “Settings” screen, touch “Privacy.”
  • Touch “Clear private data” on the “Privacy” screen.
  • Select the check boxes for the items you want deleted when you exit Firefox. Touch “Clear data.”
  • A message displays once the browsing data is cleared.

Opera

  • To clear your browsing history in Opera, touch the “Settings” (gear) button in the upper-right corner of the browser window.
  • On the “Settings” dialog box, touch “Clear browsing data.”
  • On the “Clear browsing data” dialog box, select the check boxes for the types of data you want deleted and touch “OK.”
  • A “Data cleared” message briefly displays. Touch the “Back” button on your device to return to the main browser window.

Dolphin

  • To clear your browsing history in Dolphin, touch the dolphin icon in the upper-right corner of the browser window next to the address bar. Then, touch the “Settings” button.
  • On the “Settings” screen, touch “Privacy.”
  • On the “Privacy” screen, touch “Clear data.”
  • Select the check boxes for all the types of browsing data you want to delete and touch “Clear selected data.”
  • You are returned to the “Privacy” screen and a message displays telling you the data was cleared.

You can also have Dolphin clear your browsing history every time you exit the program. To do this, touch the “Clear data when exiting” option on the “Privacy” screen pictured above. To turn on an option, click the corresponding gray switch to the right of the option so a check mark displays and the switch turns green.

Video Guide: Clear Browser History on Android

You can see how to do these steps in the following video:

Conclusion

Following the steps in this tutorial will help you keep your data out of the hands of unwanted persons. It will also free up space on your Galaxy S6 device. Thanks for reading Clear Browser Data on Samsung Galaxy S6. Don't forget to share the information with your friends so that they too can have a bit of privacy, safety and free space. How to delete browsing history on Samsung Galaxy S6. Easy as 1,2,3.

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