Your browsing history—including info you've entered into forms, passwords, and sites you've visited—is the information that Microsoft Edge remembers and stores on a PC as you browse the web.
To view your browsing history, select Hub > History.
To delete it from here:
- Select Clear all history.
- Choose the types of data or files you want to remove from your PC, then select Clear.
What gets deleted when you delete your browsing history
|Types of info||What gets deleted|
|Browsing history||The list of sites you've visited including your frequently visited sites.|
|Cookies and saved website data||Info that sites store on your PC to remember your preferences, such as sign-in info or your location.|
|Cached data and files||Copies of pages, images, and other media content stored on your PC. The browser uses these copies to load content faster the next time you visit those sites.|
|Download history||The list of files you've downloaded from the web. This only deletes the list, not the actual files that you've downloaded.|
|Form data||Info that you've entered into forms, such as your email or a shipping address.|
|Passwords||Passwords that you've saved for sites.|
|Media licenses||PlayReady/Digital Rights Management content licenses.|
|Pop-up exceptions||A list of websites that you have explicitly allowed to display pop-ups.|
|Location permissions||A list of websites that you have explicitly allowed to grab their location.|
|Full screen permissions||A list of websites that you have explicitly allowed to automatically open in full-screen mode.|
|Compatibility permissions||A list of websites that you have explicitly allowed to automatically open in Internet Explorer.|
Article ID: 10607 - Last Review: Aug 31, 2016 - Revision: 16