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, by Parker Slovinsky
Nowadays, we are attached to the online world. Average Internet user visits minimum 50 pages a day. Sometimes the number of pages can rise to 500. But almost no one knows that most of those websites we visit store various types of data on your Mac. The reason for this is the will of developers to make those websites load quicker. But in general, it is not good for your computer as it slows down the system instead. And another thing you, probably, don’t want to happen, is that the Internet browsing history is available for all other users of your Mac. No matter what is the reason for you to clean your Mac history, it is an important thing to learn. Let’s find out how to clean Mac history on the most popular Internet browsers.
Few Words about Browsers
Most of those Internet browsers we all use are the same for Mac and Windows. So, this article will be useful for users of various operating systems. Here are the simple instructions for the most popular browsers. Just choose yours.
Google Chrome is one of the most popular Internet browsers on the modern market. Although the number of its users is extremely huge, developers of the program don’t consider making it more user-friendly. It is more difficult to clean than any other program out there, but still possible. Fortunately, the task is easier for Mac users. Just select Chrome button from the upper menu bar and choose Clear Internet History.
Safari is one of the easiest browsers to deal with. And cleaning its browser history is not an exception.
- Start the program
- Tap Safari button in the Menu Bar
- Choose Clear History button
Also, you may set your browser to not save the history in the future.
- Just select General>Remove history items
- Choose the period you want Safari to delete history automatically. One time a day is a minimal option
Mozilla Firefox is another mega-popular Internet browser with a user-friendly interface. Here is the instruction on how to clean Mac history on Firefox:
- Access History section
- Select Clear all Recent History button
There is also an option that allows you to delete your browsing history every time you close Firefox. Or you can set your Firefox version not to save any history at all. All those features can be enabled in the History section of the Preferences.
As we know, Internet Explorer is the basic web browser for Windows. But there are people who use this program on Mac. Usually, they are those users who just made a transition from PC to Mac. Anyway, here is a simple instruction on how to clean Mac history on Internet Explorer:
- Access Tools section in the upper left corner of the browser window
- Click on Safety button
- Then choose Clear Browsing History
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