Clear Cache, Cookies and History on Samsung Galaxy Tab

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Clearing the cache to your browser is beneficial. It can help your browsing sessions be faster and resolve some issues, and it can give you more free space in your phone's storage memory.

Instructions[Edit]

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    Open your tab's home screen and tap on "Browser" (World icon).
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    Touch "Menu" to open the list of options that you can select.
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    Now touch "Settings", the gear looking icon.
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    Look for "Clear cache", then tap that option.
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    Tap on "Yes" to agree on deleting the cache.
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    Now look for "Clear all cookies and data" to erase them.
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    Tap on "Yes" again to agree and start the process of deleting.
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    Once you see that "Clear cache" and "Clear all cookies" options have been grayed out, that means all are cleared.
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Delete cookies and cache on Google Chrome browser[Edit]

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    Go to your applications and look for "Settings icon" (gear icon) in the list of applications.
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    On the list of options, look for "Application manager".
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    In the application manager, select your Google Chrome from the list of items.
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    On the page of options in Google Chrome, you need to tap "Clear cache" and then "Clear data".
    Cookies are included in the data section.
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Delete cache and cookies on a latest Samsung Tab[Edit]

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    Look for the Internet icon, the globe icon, and launch it.
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    Tap the "Options" icon to open the drop down menu, and tap on the "Settings" option, with the gear icon.
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    On the list of categories, such as General, Privacy and security, Accessibility, Advanced, Bandwidth Management and Labs, tap "Privacy and security".
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    Tap the first option for "Clear cache" and tap "OK" to start the process.
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    Under cookies, tap on "Clear all cookie data" and tap on "OK" again to start the process, then wait until it's done.
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Once both options turn gray, this means it has been cleared.

Why clear the cache and cookies in the browser[Edit]

Information from any website that you have visited is stored in hundreds of thousands of files in your phone memory. Huge websites with too many fancy things are heavy to load in your browser, and they may occupy a large space in the phone memory. Each time you visit a website, part of the process is saved in the browser's cache for the browser to display stored files from the server, and these stored files can help cut the load times whenever you visit the website again.

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From time to time, web developers have to make updates to the files that comprise their website to add another feature. If you maintain those old saved files, there is a tendency that it will load the old web information, and then it may not function correctly. You may encounter run time errors and missing buttons on the website, and you may be unable to save the time sheet. The performed action may not respond appropriately, but deleting the cache and cookies will resolve the issue.

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Questions and Answers[Edit]

I have an older Samsung Galaxy tablet that I'm trying to delete the history from?[Edit]

How do I delete the surfing history from this device? Thanks.

Deleting cache. Cookies, and history from your older Android device can fix many of its speed issues. Follow the steps below to clear the history of your Samsung Galaxy Tab:

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    On your home screen, tap on the 'Apps' icon.
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    Open the Internet browser.
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    Touch the menu button.
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    Select 'Settings' from the menu.
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    Tap on the 'Clear History' option, which is located under the 'Privacy Settings' section.
    If you also want to clear your cache, tap on the 'Clear Cache' option.
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    Now you should see a popup asking if you are sure about clearing your history.
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    Click on the 'Yes' button to proceed.
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    Your browsing history has been cleared.
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How can I delete the browser history?[Edit]

How do I delete browser history on the Google search bar of a Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5?

Go into the Google Settings App and choose clear browsing history and cache. You can also do this within the menu for the Chrome app.

How do I get to the globe icon?[Edit]

I'm trying to clean my history and cookies but I can't figure out how to do it

The globe icon is labelled "Internet" and can be found either on your home screen or inside the "Apps" folder.

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    Press the home button.
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    If the globe icon is not anywhere on the home screen, locate the "Apps" icon, which looks like a set of boxes stacked upon each other.
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    Tap on the "Apps" icon.
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    You will be able to locate the Internet icon by tapping it on the screen.
    If it is not on the screen, swipe left or right to locate it.
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My tablet is set to show browsing history for today, yesterday and 7 days, how can I reset it not to show any history?[Edit]

My tablet is set to show today, yesterday and 7 days history of browsing history, how I cancel it

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    Go into the Google App Settings Menu.
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    Select Accounts and Privacy.
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    Choose Google Accounts History.
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    Select Web and App Activity.
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    Tap to remove the default setting to save browsing of Web and App Activity.
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    If you have Google Now you can also change the settings from within that app.
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I have a Galaxy tablet and I know nothing about computers?[Edit]

How to clear cookies except my downloads. I have tried: Nothing, I'm looking for my box that has instructions

Within your apps you will see a Globe icon. That is your internet. Tap that and go into the settings from the upper corner with three lines and choose cache then clear cookies data. If you do not have a globe icon then it will be Chrome that you want to choose to clear the cookies.

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Cannot figure out how to clear cookies on my Galaxy core phone Android system?[Edit]

I need to clear my cookies in order to access to a website that I'm using and they believe my problem with it is that I need to clear my cookies. I have tried: Everything. I think it was caused by: I have no idea nobody would listen to me again. Play my problem

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    Go to Apps on your Galaxy Core Phone.
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    Select Internet "Globe" Icon.
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    Select the three dots in the upper right hand corner.
    This is your Menu.
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    Choose Settings.
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    Select Privacy.
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    Go to Delete Personal Data.
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    Choose Cache then Cookies and select.
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    You have now cleared the cache and cookies on your Galaxy Core Phone.
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I want to clear cookies on my Samsung Tab A?[Edit]

I want to clear cookies on my Samsung Tab A. I have tried: Googling how to clear cookies on this tablet. I think it was caused by: Don't know

You can clear the cookies on your Samsung Galaxy Tab A by following the steps within the article on this page. Make sure that you clear the cookies for all the internet browsers that you use on the phone such as Chrome.

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Clearing suggested sites from a Samsung A3?[Edit]

I have deleted all my browsing history, cookies, etc. from my Samsung A3 but when I open a new tab on my internet browser I still get what I assume is my last site visited as the suggested new page for the new tab, how can I clear this

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