What are the steps to clear cookies from Safari browser?

Cookies are a massive part of every web browser, they are bits of data which is opened and used of a browser which gets collected like the passwords, usernames, your personal information and more. One should keep clearing these cookies every once in a while, so as to make sure that the saved data doesn’t get misused. Since a lot of people are Safari users and are not really sure of how to delete cookies on it through their Mac, iPhone or iPad, today we, Safari customer technical support will guide you through the steps of deleting them from your browser.

  • Step 1: Simply open your Safari browser with its icon and guide you through ‘Safari’ button on the top-left corner of the screen.
  • Step 2: After clicking on ‘Safari’ button, you will get a drop-down menu below with many options. Go to ‘Preferences’ in the list and find yourself on a pop-up window with it.
  • Step 3: Further go to ‘Privacy’ section of ‘Preferences’ which will take you to another pop-up window.
  • Step 4: As soon as you find an option ‘Cookies and Website Data’, click on it and you will move to a window where you have to click on ‘Manage Website Data’.
  • Step 5: The moment you click this option, you will get all cookies of your web browser which you can see and select those which you wish to remove.
  • Step 6: In the end of page, there will be two options: ‘Remove’ and ‘Remove All’. If you want to clear entire history, simply click on ‘Remove All’.
  • Step 7: You will get a pop-up asking you to confirm, click on ‘Remove now’ and all your cookies will be deleted.
  • Step 8: In case you do not want them to get accumulated further, you can block them by finding ‘Block all Cookies’ in ‘Cookies and Website Data’. This will help your browser to not save any of them in future. You will get a prompt to confirm if you want to block your cookies or not. Remember that some websites require you to enable them to work properly, hence make sure you want to block them or not before taking any action.

These were some simple steps which can help you in removing unnecessary saved data from your Safari browser and can also help you further in blocking them so that you do have to bother about your data being saved at all. This saved data also sometimes create problems and slow down the processing of your websites and internet, it is thus recommended by Safari support to keep clearing them or block them permanently.


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