Monday, September 30, 2019

How to Clear Browser History in Opera

It is important to clear your browsing history for privacy and security. This is especially needed when you are using a shared computer or public computer. Like all browsers, Opera browser allows you to clear your web history. In the following article, we shall learn more about how to clear browser history in Opera.


Clearing Browser History in Opera


Opera browser keeps all records of every click on the Internet of the user. It stores the websites visited, files downloaded, and other files like graphics in the local folder ‘cache’. It even has information related to accounts and passwords. If you wish to maintain the privacy and security of your browsing habits, then you need to clear browser history in Opera.
  • Open Opera browser and go to the main menu. 
  • Select Settings and click on ‘Privacy & security’ tab
  • Here you will see ‘Clear browsing Data’.
  • Click on it and you will be able to select what you wish to delete. This includes browsing history, download history, cookies, passwords as well as the cache. You can even select how far in time you can delete the records stored in Opera.
Clearing browser history in Opera will clear all your search history as well as passwords. You can unselect the passwords or save certain websites in bookmarks before you hit the delete button. Sync your passwords, bookmarks as well as other data on multiple devices so that you can get back to any information as and when needed. However, this is possible only if you are using a private device and not working on a shared computer or public computer in a library or Internet café.

References:

1.https://blogs.opera.com/mobile/2016/04/clear-browsing-history/

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