How to Unset Cookies in Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, IE and Opera?

Usually all internet browsers store certain information in their memory while browsing on the internet. This information may contain passwords, login details, website preferences and other similar details. Such information is generally known as the Cookies. These web cookies can cause major issues to your privacy as they contain valuable information about your computer. However you can easily get rid of this problem by frequently cleaning internet cookies.

In this tutorial we will guide you to learn How to Unset Cookies in Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, IE and Opera.


For Google Chrome

Step # 1 – Go to the Options
Launch Google Chrome and click on the icon which looks like a wrench at the top right corner of the screen. Select the “Options” from the menu and click on it to open.

Open the settings panel

Step # 2 – Open the “Under the Bonnet” Option

Click on the “Under the Bonnet” option from the menu on the left side of the screen. Now click on the “Content Settings” button.

Open the content settings

Step # 3 – Go to the Detailed Settings

In this window, you can find various options and settings of Google Chrome. Under the category of the “Cookies”, click on the “All cookies and site data” button to open more detailed options of cookies.

Open more detailed options

Step # 4 – Remove All Cookies

Here in this window you will find a button which is labeled as “Remove All”. By clicking on this button, you can remove all internet cookies stored in Google Chrome.

Delete all cookies and browsing data

For Internet Explorer

Step # 1 – Go to the Browsing History

Launch the internet explorer and click on the “Tools” button which is available at the top right corner of the screen. Now select the “Safety” option then click on the “Delete browsing history” option from the menu.

Open the history settings

Step # 2 – Select the Cookies Option

A new window will appear in front of your screen. Click to enable the check box besides the label of Cookies. Now click on the “Delete” button to remove all cookies and browsing history stored in the Internet Explorer.

Choose cookies to delete

For Mozilla Firefox

Step # 1 – Go to the Clear History Option

Launch the Mozilla Firefox window and click on the “Tools” option which is available in the menu on the top of the screen. Now select the “Clear Recent History” option from the menu and click on it to open.

Open recent history settings

Step # 2 – Clear All Cookies

Select the “Everything” option from the drop down list at the top of this new window. Now enable the check box of the “Cookies” option and click on the “Clear Now” button. This will delete all data stored in the cookies of Mozilla Firefox.

Delete all stored cookies

For Opera

Step # 1 – Go to the Private Data Option

Launch the Opera internet browser and click on the “Menu” button which is available at the top left corner of the screen. Now select the “Settings” option and click on the “Delete Private Data” option from the menu.

Open the options for private data

Step # 2 – Open Detailed Options

A new window will appear in front of your screen which helps you to delete private data and cookies. Click on the “Detailed Options” to expand the data options list.

Expand to open more detailed settings

Step # 3 – Select the Cookies label

Once the detailed options menu is expanded, click on the check box besides the label of “Delete all cookies”. Now click on the “Delete” button to remove the cookies stored in Opera.

Choose stored cookies to delete