Mozilla Firefox

How to delete browsing history on Mozilla Firefox

There are several ways to view and edit your history in Firefox.

To view your browsing history in Firefox

  • If you do not have a custom homepage set, you can click the History button in any new browsing window.
  • Or you can always view your browsing history in the History sidebar. Open it by pressing Alt to show the menu bar, then choosing View → Sidebar → History. Or, you can use the keyboard shortcut, Ctrl+H.
  • You can also view your history if you click the hamburger menu button   in the top right-hand corner of your window, then click History. This gives you a quick look at your history. From this menu you can also View History Sidebar.
  • Lastly, you can open your browsing history in the Firefox Library. To open this view, press Alt to show the menu bar, then choose History → Show All History. The keyboard shortcut for this view is Ctrl+Shift+H. When viewing your history here, you can highlight individual pages in your history and press Del to delete them. Right-click any item for more options.

To clear your browsing history in Firefox

  1. Click the hamburger menu button   and select History.
  2. Choose Clear Recent History...
  3. The Clear Recent History window will open. In the drop-down menu, choose how far back you want to clear the history, then click Clear Now.

You can also access this menu using the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Shift+Del.

Browsing Safety tips

  • ► Avoid questionable Web sites
  • ► Update your operating system regularly
  • ► Use antivirus protection and a firewall
  • ► Get antispyware software protection

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