Clear Cache, Cookies and History on Samsung Galaxy S2

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Clearing your cache, history and cookies is a very important step when attempting to fix some of the errors you may encounter when trying to browse the internet on your Samsung Galaxy S2. In this article we will show you on how to successfully accomplish these steps so you may get back to browsing efficiently on your Samsung Galaxy S2.

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Clearing your Cookies can help you fix

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    Account Signing in Problems
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    Error Messages
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Clearing your Cache can help you fix

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    Issues with page not loading.
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    Issues with files not loading.
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    Issues with the browser not responding.
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Clearing your History can help you by

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    Removing recently visited websites
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Steps to clearing your Browser's Cache, Cookies and History

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    From the home screen, find and tap Applications.
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    Tap the browser, then tap the soft key which is the menu, an option will pop up then tap the "Settings"
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    Tap Privacy and security.
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    Tap Clear cache, Clear History and Clear all Cookie Data.
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    Tap OK to proceed.
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    The cache, history and Cookies are now cleared.
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Other Browsers

There are also multiple browsers that you can download for your mobile phones and tablets that are free from Play Store.

Each browser application has different ways to clear its browsing History and Cache.

It's important that you clear History and Cache to avoid slow response and traffic to the web page you are trying to re-visit.

Sometimes, the history on the browser will automatically load the old history and you end up with an outdated or unresponsive web page.

Here is a list of major browsers:

Dolphin, Fire Fox, Opera, Mini, Google Chrome and many more.

If you have a Google Chrome browser installed to your device. Simply Launch and tap on the three squares located near the microphone symbol. Located on the right side.

Go to History and clear the history on your Google Chrome Browser to clear the web pages that you have visited before.

Clearing the Cache differs with every browser you have downloaded.

Some browsers do not contain settings to clear Cache. You need to go to the settings on your device to clear the cache.

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    To clear Cache, Go to Settings
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    After the Settings, Look for the manage applications
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    In the manage applications, tap on clear Cache then force it to close after you clear it.
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Simply exit the menu and all will be set to default or all Cache in the browser will be deleted.

Questions and Answers

My menu is different and doesn't have privacy and security

In the step: "Tap Privacy and security. " my menu is different and doesn't have privacy and security

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My phone menu is different and does not have privacy and security settings

That is normal. The settings for Privacy and Security can be found in the regular browser of an Android phone. If you are using a different browser, they will appear different from what was mentioned in the Article. There are a lot of browsers that you can download from your phone's Google Play store and they have different options to clear your browsing history, cookies and cache. Common browsers are Fire Fox, Google Chrome, Opera Browser, Dolphin and many more. Every browser may have different steps on how you can clear cache, history and data but they all have the same pattern where you can look them up to clear those. Simply Launch the preferred browser you are using and go to its settings and clear all the necessary things you want.

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Another way to clear your browsing sessions, cache and cookies. You can simply go to the settings and look for manage applications then select the browser application from the list and hit on clear cache, then tap the clear data. This will revert the browser to the factory settings where your browsing sessions and cache will be wiped out. If you have a Google chrome browser, you can follow the steps below on how you can clear cache and history on the application:

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1. Launch the Google Chrome Application on your device.

2. On your browser, you will find there thee small squares located on the top right corner of the browser. Tap that to view the drop down menu and hit on the History

3. On the bottom part of the screen, you will find Clear browsing data, tap it and a pop-up menu will appear.

4. Check the necessary items that you want to clear on your Google Chrome Browser. Such as:

Clear browsing history

Clear the cache

Clear Cookies site data

Clear Saved passwords

Clear Auto fill

Once you have checked the necessary settings you want to clear, just tap the clear and let it do its thing and wait. After the process has been completed, it will automatically revert back to zero...meaning, no more records of the history, cache and cookies.

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Clearing history from my Samsung?

I found my app icon and went to the next screen then it says to go to my browser ? now I am lost

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I have a Google page on my phone, that is where I go to look up stuff. How do I delete my history?

Want to delete my internet history

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My phone is running slow and battery will not charge?

Is it my charger or battery or phone

The best way for you to check is to use your friend's charger on your mobile, and see if it is charging. Also, put your battery in your friend's mobile and try to charge it. That way you'll know whether your phone or your battery is malfunctioning. MAKE SURE their mobile is the same as yours.

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How to clear the cache of Logprovider?

Log provider is crashing. How do I clear its cache on Samsung Galaxy S2?

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    Press the home button.
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    Tap on "Apps".
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    Tap on "Settings".
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    Tap on "Applications".
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    Tap on "Application manager".
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    Swipe the screen left or right to the "ALL" tab.
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    Find Logprovider and tap on it.
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    Tap on "CLEAR CACHE".
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    Tap on "CLEAR DATA".
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    If that did not help, turn off your phone.
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    Take the battery out for 5 minutes and reinsert it.
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    Press the volume-up and power buttons at the same time until you see the Samsung logotype.
    You will boot into the recovery menu.
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    Press the volume-down button to get to "wipe cache partition".
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    Press the power button.
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    Press the power button again to reboot the device.
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When I get to history, I click on it then no place to click remove. There is a little loch on the internet in top left of screen?

How do I clear it? It used to work now it is a different style of page?

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I cannot find my bookmark on my Samsung1?

I found my history cookies and cache but need to find out if it worked and it should be on bookmark

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Need to clear cache on phone S2?

Your advice doesn't correspond with phone menu

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How do I clear history, close ًWindows, etc.?

I can't look anything up, saying close Windows. How can I help my phone. I have tried: I went to setting, looked for security and privacy to clear cookies but I only saw security. That did not gave me the option to clear.. I think it was caused by: I'm not sure.

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My security settings don't include clearing cache or history?

My security settings don't include clearing cache or history

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Does a Samsung 2 need a virus protection as shown in their menu Avast - free etc?

They show Avast and Kaspersky free on their apps - should we download for protection? I have tried: Nothing - just asking. I think it was caused by: I have no problems just playing it safe I think!

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