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Cover your tracks

How to delete your browsing history

Relevant Links: Types of abuse Delete browser history

Internet Explorer

  • Open Internet Explorer
  • Click on the tools button in the top right hand corner
  • Select Internet options
  • Under browsing history, click delete
  • Select the types of data you want to remove then press delete.

Chrome and Firefox

  • Open browser
  • Click on the three bar menu in the top right hand corner
  • Click history
  • Select clear browsing data/history
  • Select the timeframe and types of data to be removed, then press clear


  • Open Safari
  • Select the gear icon in the top right hand corner
  • Select history
  • Click clear history then clear

Be safe and cover your tracks!

See our guide on how to cover your tracks and stay safe on the internet.

If you are in an abusive relationship and your abuser has access to your computer, it is important that you take precautionary steps to hide your internet activities. If you know that your abuser has access to the computer that you use, the best safety measure to take is to use another computer.

Learn how

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