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Clearing Your Browser in Firefox for Mac

Last Updated: Tue, 12 Mar 2013 > 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 the 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.

 

How do I clear my cache?

1
On the menu bar click Tools then in the drop-down click 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.

 

How do I clear Recent History?

1
On the menu bar click Tools then in the drop-down choose 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
After choosing your options in step 2, click Clear Now

 

How do I surf the Internet in private?

1
You have two options:
First, click Tools then Start Private Browsing to use a private browsing window.
2
Second, at the bottom of the Firefox homepage click Settings, then click Privacy..
3
Check Tell websites I do not want to be tracked.

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