Galaxy Tab 4: Clear Browser History, Cache, & Cookies

If you’re concerned about privacy, you may want to clear history, cache, and cookies from the Internet browser app on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4. Doing so will disable somebody’s ability to snoop in on what web pages you’ve been looking at in the unfortunate event that somebody accesses your tablet without you knowing.

Internet App

  1. Open the “Internet” browser app.
  2. Select the “Menu” Menu icon icon in the upper-right corner of the screen.
  3. Choose “Settings“.
  4. Select “Privacy” in the left pane.
  5. Select “Delete personal data“.
  6. Check the following items as desired:
    • Browsing history
    • Cache
    • Cookies and site data
    • Passwords
    • Auto fill data
    • Location access
  7. Select “Done“, and the data will be cleared.

Chrome App

  1. Open the “Chrome” browser app.
  2. Select the “Menu” Menu icon icon in the upper-right corner of the screen.
  3. Choose “Settings“.
  4. Select “Privacy” in the left pane.
  5. Select the “Menu” Menu icon icon in the upper-right corner of the screen.
  6. Choose “Clear browsing data“.
  7. Check the following items as desired:
    • Clear browsing history
    • Clear the cache
    • Clear cookies, site data
    • Clear saved Passwords
    • Clear autofill data
  8. Select “Clear“, and the data will be cleared.

Comments

  1. Grant says

    Have a tab 4. Have done as you suggest to clear Brower history etc, however when I go on chrome and start typing g a search the black suggestion bar above the on screen keyboard still shows history searches. How do I clear this or get rid of it?

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *