How to view and delete browser history browser in Microsoft Edge

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Browser log is information, including information entered in forms, passwords, and visited sites, that the Microsoft Edge browser remembers and stores on your computer while you browse the web.

How to view and clear your browsing history in Microsoft Edge

In order to view or clear the history of visited pages in Microsoft Edge browser, press Ctrl+H, in the appeared History window you can view or delete the history of visited sites for the last hour, earlier today, last week or individually each visited site by clicking on the cross.

You can also clear all browser logs by clicking the Clear browsing data link.

The Clear browsing data window opens, where you can select the history items to be cleared. You can also open this window by pressing Ctrl+Shift+Del.

By default, only the browser log, locally saved Internet page auxiliary files, cookies and browser cache are cleared. This is reasonable. If you want to give your computer to someone else, select all items. This is also usually recommended if you have any problems starting the browser.

What is deleted when you clear the browser log contents

Data typesItems to be removed
Browser logList of visited sites, including the most frequently visited sites
Cookies and stored website dataYour settings data that sites store on your computer, such as login details or your location
Cached data and filesCopies of pages, images, and other multimedia content stored on your computer. These copies allow the browser to load content faster when you visit websites again
File upload logA list of files downloaded from the Internet. Only the list is deleted, not the downloaded files themselves
Form dataData entered in forms, such as e-mail address or shipping address
PasswordsPasswords saved for websites
Multimedia licensesPlayReady content licenses/digital rights management
Pop-up exceptionsA list of websites for which you have explicitly allowed pop-ups to be displayed
Permits for locationA list of websites for which you have explicitly enabled location detection
Full screen permissionsA list of websites for which you have explicitly enabled automatic full-screen opening
Permissions for compatibilityList of websites for which you have explicitly enabled automatic opening in Internet Explorer
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