How to Clear Cookies on Android

Browser lagging? Clear your cache!
Ash Ash (362)

Clearing your cookies and cache is a useful way to solve minor latency issues and other small problems when using a web browser.

On every new Android phone, the default browser is Chrome. In this guide, we'll go over how to clear the cookies in Google's Chrome browser on Android.

Other browsers will have a different process. I'll throw in some quick steps for Firefox at the end as it's one of the most popular third-party browsers for Android users.

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Launch Chrome

Open the Chrome browser on your Android phone, tablet, or device. You can use the app tray or any shortcut you have on your home screen.

Chrome Settings

In the top-right corner of the screen, open the More menu represented by an icon that looks like three dots. Choose History then Clear browsing data.

Chrome Cookies
  • Use the drop-down menu at the top of the page to choose a time range of data to delete.
  • Check the boxes next to both Cookies and site data and Cached images and files.
  • Select the Clear data button.
Firefox Cookies

If you're using the Firefox browser for Android, you can clear your cookies and cache easily within the app.

  1. Launch Firefox and open the main menu in the upper-right corner with three dots.
  2. Go to Settings.
  3. Choose Delete browsing data
  4. Make sure the cookies box is selected.
  5. To delete the data, choose Delete browsing data.
Trouble loading web pages? Try clearing your cache!
Ash Ash (362)
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Clearing your browser cache is a great way to solve common internet issues. If a webpage isn't loading properly, one of the first things you should try is clearing your browser cache.