But you have wondered what all this means, if you don’t know, stay and we will show you how to delete cookies in the most popular browsers and what they are used for.
What are Cookies and what are they for?
Cookies are data created by the website you visit, these data save browsing information, which makes your online experience easier and helps the website to go better and load faster.
To give you an example that helps you better understand what cookies are, we can say that you enter a website that you have never entered, that website takes time to load, since you have to download the images , files, etc., to your computer, but this is only the first time you enter the page, if you accept cookies from the web, the next time you enter, it will load much faster than before.
Also if it is one of those websites where you have to register, if you do not log out you can enter the next time, without having to enter the username and password, since it keeps the session open.
If you block cookies with your browser, many of the websites you visit will not work, but we do recommend that you delete cookies at least once a week, since if you are a frequent internet browser and enter many websites, your browser can go slow and have problems loading, so now that you know what cookies are, we’ll show you how to delete cookies.
How to Clear Cookies in the Most Popular Browsers
As we all know there are many browsers, but not all of them are good, since the best ones are google chrome, firefox, opera and safari. These browsers are the best and have the option to delete all cookies, but each one has a different way of doing it, so we will explain how to do it quickly and easily.
How to Clear Google Chrome Cookies on PC
Google chrome is the official google search engine, this is one of the best, it is very well optimized and it is very fast.
To remove cookies from chrome on your computer, do the following:
- Enter “Chrome” .
- Go to the top right corner, click on the three dots.
- Click on “More tools” .
- Click on “Clear browsing data” again .
- You will see a new window, where you can choose the period of time for which you want to delete cookies, choose «All Periods» .
- Check the box that says “ Cookies and other site data”
- And also select the box that says “Cached images and files” .
- Finally, click on “Clear Data” .
And that’s it, this way you will remove all cookies from chrome.
How to Clear Cookies in Safari on Mac
Safari is Apple’s official browser and is the one that comes by default on Mac computers, iPhones and iPads.
Do the following to delete cookies in Safari:
- Open Safari on your Mac.
- Head to the left corner where it says “Safari” .
- Click on “Preferences” .
- A new window will appear, there you must click on “Privacy” .
- Click on “Delete all website data” .
- And finally in «Delete Now» .
How to Delete Cookies from Mozilla Firefox on Computer
Firefox is a very good browser, it is one of the fastest and many people choose it over chrome.
To clear cookies in firefox, do the following:
- Enter “Firefox” .
- Go to “Menu” .
- Click on “Preferences” .
- Then in “Privacy and Security”.
- Now in “Cookies and site data” .
- Once inside, click on “Manage data” if you want to delete the cookies of a specific website.
- If you want to delete all cookies, click on “Delete All” .
- Finally click on “Save changes” .
Now you know how to delete cookies in firefox.
How to Clear Cookies in Opera
- Enter the “Opera” browser .
- Click on the opera logo, located in the upper left.
- Then click on “Settings” .
- Once inside, click on “Privacy and Security” .
- Click on “Clear browsing data” .
- You will see a window where you must select the “Cookies and other site data and Cached images and files” boxes .
- Finally, click on “Clear browsing data” .
Remember that when you delete cookies from your computer, the next time you enter a regular website, it will take a little longer to load and will ask you to accept cookies again.
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