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Clearing Your Browser in Firefox for Mac

Last Updated: Tue, 14 Jun 2016 > Related Articles

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Summary

Learn to clear cache, recent history, or search in private with Firefox for Mac.

Solution

Want to clear your cache and recent history, or surf in private? Learn how to do so in Firefox for Mac, using the steps below. For more Mac-related browser articles see Manage Your Mac Browser.
 

Cox does not support all browsers. The following information is for reference only. For specific information on using Firefox for Mac, visit Mozilla.org.

Clear Cache

Learn to clear temporary files that could slow performance.

1

From the Tools menu, select Clear Recent History.

2

Click the Details tab to reveal your options, then put a check next to cache.

3

Click Clear Now.
 
Note: You can also choose a time frame from the drop-down menu next to Time range to clear.

Clear Recent History

Learn to clear past searches in your browser.

1

From the Tools menu, select Clear Recent History.

2

Click the Details tab and put a check next to Browsing and Download History.
 
Note: You can also choose a time from by choosing from the drop-down next to Time range to clear.

3

Click Clear Now.

Surf the Internet in Private

Learn to search online without other users knowing where you surfed.

1

You have two options.

  • From the Tools menu, select Start Private Browsing to use a private browsing window.
  • From the bottom of the Firefox homepage, click Settings, then click Privacy.
2

Check Tell websites I do not want to be tracked.


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