You’ve got your Mac and cookies to clear! But the web browser you're using and the number of websites you're clearing cookies for require different steps.

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Take control of clearing cookies from the most popular web browsers in the world to keep your Mac running safely and smoothly.

SAFARI

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Clearing cookies for specific websites.

  1. Select Safari from the menu bar

  2. Go to Preferences

  3. Choose the Privacy tab

  4. Select Manage Website Data

  5. Choose specific websites and click Remove

SAFARI

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Clearing cookies for all websites.

  1. Select Safari from the menu bar

  2. Go to  Preferences

  3. Choose the Privacy tab

  4. Select Manage Website Data

  5. Choose Remove All, then Remove Now

  6. Select Done

CHROME

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Clearing cookies for specific websites.

  1. Select the three vertical dots in the upper right corner of the Chrome menu

  2. Open Settings

  3. Choose Privacy and Security section

  4. Select Site Settings

  5. Go to Cookies and site data

  6. Choose See all cookies and site data

  7. Find the website(s) you want to clear cookies.

  8. Select the trash can icon

CHROME

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Clearing cookies for all websites.

  1. Select Chrome from the menu bar

  2. Open Clear Browsing Data

  3. Choose the time range (1 hour, today, …)

  4. Select Cookies and other site data

  5. Go to Clear Data

MICROSOFT EDGE or FIREFOX?

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See how to clear cookies on Microsoft Edge and Firefox.

QUIZ TIME!

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Quiz

Malak has been accepting cookies whenever she logs into her online banking. Now, she wants to clear all of her personal information from the site. Her friend, Anuja, explains that clearing cookies from one website is impossible. Who’s correct?

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