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How to Delete Cookies on PC and Android Browsers

In my previous post, I have talked about the steps to delete browsing history on Chrome, Firefox, and Opera.

In this post, we will see the steps to delete cookies (selectively or entirely) in Chrome, Firefox, and Opera. Without further ado, let's get started.

Delete Cookies on PC and Android Browsers

PC

Here I have discussed the steps to do this task on web browsers (Chrome, Firefox, and Opera).

Chrome

To Delete Cookies Selectively

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    Click on Overflow Menu (three vertical dots) > Settings > Advanced > Content Settings > Cookies > See all cookies and site data OR paste this (chrome://settings/siteData) on your Address bar, and press "Enter" key.
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    Now, you can see all the cookies in your Chrome browser.
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    Just click the "Trash Can" icon beside the cookie that you want to delete. It will remove that corresponding one.
Trash Can icon to delete individual cookie on Chrome web browser
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    If you want to delete cookies of a specific site, then I suggest you to use the Search Box at the top.
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    Provide the site name in the Search Box. It will bring out all the cookies belongs to that site.
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    Click "Remove All Shown" button. Click on "Clear All" on the confirmation popup to remove all of them at once.
Remove All Shown option

To Delete All Cookies

If you want to remove all cookies, then click "Remove All" option. On the confirmation popup, click "Clear All."

Remove All option to clear all cookies on Chrome

Alternative Way

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    Press Ctrl + Shift + Delete button, and you can see a popup now. Navigate to the "Advanced" tab.
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    Choose "All time" from Duration drop-down list and select "Cookies and other site data." Uncheck all other options.
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    Click on "Clear Data" button.
Clear Data button

Firefox

To Delete Cookies Selectively

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    Click on Hamburger icon > Options > Privacy & Security OR paste this (about:preferences#privacy) in the Address Bar of the Firefox and hit "Enter" key.
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    Under "History" section, you can find "remove individual cookies" link. Click on it.
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    Now, you can see the cookies in your Firefox browser.
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    If you want to delete individual one, then select the one that you want to delete and then hit "Remove Selected" button.
Remove Selected button
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    If you want to delete cookies of a specific site, then type the site name in the Search Box. Now, you can all the cookies belonging to that website. Click on "Remove All Shown" button at the bottom to remove all of them at once.

To Delete All Cookies

If you want to delete all cookies, click "Remove All" button.

Alternative Way

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    Press Ctrl + Shift + Delete, and it will bring out a popup.
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    Choose "Everything" from Duration drop-down list and select "Cookies." Uncheck remaining options.
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    Click "Clear Now" button.
Clear Now button on Firefox

Opera

Delete Cookies Selectively

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    Click on Opera icon > Settings OR press Alt + P, and it will open Opera's Settings.
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    Click on "Privacy & Security."
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    Scroll down until you find "Cookies" section. Underneath it, find and click "All cookies and site data" button.
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    Now, you can see all the cookies in your Opera browser.
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    To delete individual one, hover the mouse over the one you want to delete. Now, you can see a "Cross" icon, click on it to remove that cookie.
Cross icon to remove individual cookie on Opera
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    If you want to delete cookies of a specific site, then I suggest you to use the Search Box to do this task quickly. Type the site name in the Search Box, and you will see all the cookies belonging to the site now.
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    Click on "Delete all shown" button to remove all the cookies at once.

Delete All Cookies

Click on "Delete all" button to remove all cookies at once.

Delete all button on Opera web browser

Alternative Way

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    Press Ctrl + Shift + Delete.
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    In the "Clear browsing data" popup, choose "the beginning of time" from Duration drop-down list and select "Cookies and other site data." Unselect all other options.
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    Click on "Clear Browsing Data" button.
Clear browsing data button on Opera

Android

Here we will see the steps to remove cookies on Android browsers.

Chrome

To Clear Cookies Selectively

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    Tap Overflow Menu (three vertical dots) > Settings > Site settings > All sites.
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    Tap the one that you want to delete. Click "Trash Can" icon.
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    Now, you can see confirmation popup. Read the message in the popup because that is going to happen when you press "Clear All." Tap "Clear All." 
Clear All option on confirmation popup

Note: If you want to delete cookies of a specific site, then use the Search box and search by the site name. Now, you can see all the cookies of that website. Use the above steps to remove them.

To Clear All Cookies

  • Hit Overflow Menu (three vertical dots). Select Settings > Privacy > Clear browsing data.
  • Navigate to the "Advanced" tab.
  • Select "All time" from duration drop-down list and then select "Cookies and site data." Uncheck all other options.
  • Tap "Clear Data." 
Clear Data option on Chrome app
  • On the confirmation popup, tap "Clear."

Firefox

To Delete All Cookies

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    Tap Overflow Menu > Settings > Clear private data.
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    Uncheck everything except "Cookies & active logins."
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    Tap "Clear Data" button.
Clear Data option on Firefox app

Unfortunately, there is not an option to remove cookies selectively.

Opera

To Delete all Cookies

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    Tap "Opera" icon at the bottom > Settings > Clear browsing data.
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    Check "Clear cookies and data."
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    Tap "OK."
Clear browsing data popup on Opera app

Unfortunately, there is no option available right now to remove cookies selectively.

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