How to clear data collected or stored by Microsoft Edge

To clear browsing info stored on your device, like saved passwords or cookies:

  1. In Microsoft Edge, select Settings and more  > Settings  > Privacy, search, and services .
  2. Under Clear browsing data, select Choose what to clear.
  3. Under Time range, choose a time range.
  4. Select the check box next to each data type you’d like to clear, and then select Clear now.
  5. If you’d like, you can select Choose what to clear every time you close the browser and choose which data types should be cleared.

Learn more about what gets deleted for each browser history item.

To clear browsing history collected by Microsoft:

  • To see your browsing history associated with your account, sign in to your account at In addition, you also have the option of clearing your browsing data that Microsoft has collected using the Microsoft privacy dashboard.
  • To delete your browsing history and other diagnostic data associated with your Windows 10 device, select Start  > Settings  > Privacy Diagnostics & feedback , and then select Delete under Delete diagnostic data.

To clear individual passwords stored by Microsoft Edge on your device:

  1. In Microsoft Edge, select Settings and more  > Settings  > Profiles , and then select Passwords.
  2. Under Saved passwords, select More actions  next to a website name, and then select Delete to clear the password saved for that site.

How to manage your privacy settings in Microsoft Edge

To change your level of tracking prevention, clear your browsing data, help improve Microsoft Edge, and more, select Settings and more Settings  > Privacy, search, and services.

To choose if websites can ask for permission to use your location, camera, microphone, and more, select Settings and more Settings  > Site permissions.

To choose what types of data are synced across your devices, or to turn off syncing entirely, select Settings and more  Settings  > Profiles  > Sync.