Mac’s 8th version of the safari browser has been launched recently, and users couldn’t have been happier. The recently launched update has fixed most bugs that were a nuisance. One such improvement is adding the comprehensive reset feature.

Reset Browser History and Cookies

Using this feature, you can get rid of most unnecessary data from Safari. Data such as browsing history, list of downloaded items, recent and old searches, cookies, and website data can be removed from your device. Follow the steps below to use this feature: –

  • Open Safari.
  • Click on the History menu
  • Then, click on “Clear History and Website Data”. This will bring up the clear history dialog box.
  • Hover over the drop-down to select from “last hour, today, today and yesterday, or all history”. Select a time range.
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  • Click on the Clear History button to remove the data.

Remove Cookies Only

  • Click on the Safari menu, and then choose Preferences.
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  • Tap on the Privacy icon to show privacy management options.
  • Then, click on “Details”. This will show you a list of cookies and other data.
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  • Select the website names in the list.
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  • Then, click on the “Remove” button to remove the selected ones. You can also remove all of them using “Remove All”.
  • Click on “Done”.