Web browsers usually store your confidential data e.g. history, cookies, searches, downloads and more and only remove it when you request it. You can have any browser automatically clear private data when you close it if you are constantly clearing it. In this article, we will guide you through the whole procedure to clear private data automatically once you close your Windows 10 browsers.

Clear private data automatically once you close your Windows 10 browsers

To clear private data automatically once you close your Windows 10 browsers, follow this procedure step by step.

Google Chrome

Open Google Chrome. Click the three dots from the right side of the screen as the following image is showing.

A menu will be opened. Click the Settings option as highlighted in the above image. As you click the Settings option, the following screen will appear.

Choose the Privacy and security option as highlighted in the above image. Then choose the Site Settings option as the following image is showing.

Then click the Cookies and site data option as the following image is showing.

As you click this option, the following options will appear.

Turn on the toggle button named Clear cookies and site data when you quit Chrome option as highlighted in the above image.

Internet Explorer

Open the Internet Explorer browser. Click the Settings icon from the right side of the browser as the following image is showing.

As you click the Settings icon, the following menu will appear.

Click the Internet options as highlighted in the above image. The following dialogue box will appear.

Under the General tab, check the Delete browsing history on exit checkbox. Click the Delete button and the following dialogue box will appear.

Again click the Delete button from the appeared dialogue box as highlighted in the above image. After that, this dialogue box will be closed and the following dialogue box will appear.

Click the OK button as highlighted in the above image.

Conclusion

By following this procedure, you will be able to clear private data automatically once you close your Windows 10 browsers.

How to clear private data automatically once you close your Windows 10 browsers
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Karim Buzdar

About the Author: Karim Buzdar holds a degree in telecommunication engineering and holds several sysadmin certifications. As an IT engineer and technical author, he writes for various web sites. You can reach Karim on LinkedIn

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