Microsoft Edge, like any other browser, collects cookies when you browse websites. The cookies are helpful to serve you information related to websites you browse using Microsoft Edge. While it is good to have cookies stored on your PC in some cases, not all cookies are good to keep, especially when cookies are there to track user activity. Whenever in doubt, you can simply clear all the cookies and saved website data collected by Microsoft Edge browser. To clear cookies and saved website data in Microsoft Edge, all you need to do is use Settings of Edge browser.
In this guide, you will see all the steps that will help you delete website cookies in Microsoft Edge. In addition to this, Settings of Microsoft Edge also helps clear browsing history, saved form data, and other items. You can use those options also or simply remove cookies.
Let’s check how to do this.
Steps To Clear Cookies and Saved Website Data In Microsoft Edge:
1). Launch Microsoft Edge browser on your Windows 10 PC/laptop.
2). Tap ‘Settings and more‘ icon of Microsoft Edge or use Alt+X hotkey. You may look at the screenshot pointed below.
3). When Settings pop-up is visible, press on ‘Settings‘.
4). Tap on ‘Choose what to clear‘ button. It is available in Clear browsing data section as pointed in the image added below.
5). Select the ‘Cookies and saved website data‘ and press Clear button. You can also check ‘Always clear this when I close the browser‘ option. It will help you automatically clear cookies whenever you close your Microsoft Edge browser.
In addition to that, you can also check other items such as Download history, Website permissions, etc., before using Clear button.
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So, this is how you can remove cookies stored by Microsoft Edge browser in your PC for all websites that you’ve browsed. Repeat the above steps again whenever you need to do it.
You shouldn’t visit any suspicious website as it may lead to some serious threats. Sometimes it is difficult to find out which website is good, in such cases if you browsed any such website(s) through Microsoft Edge browser, then clearing cookies can be helpful. This guide is all you need to follow to do the same.