How To Clear Browsing Data on Brave Browser: Mastering Privacy Through Clean Slate

Discover how to clear your browsing data on Brave Browser in order to protect your privacy and enhance performance.

HOW TO'S

Mwenda Kelvin (Chief Editor)

6/3/20243 min read

Brave Browser Logo Icon (Credit: brave)

In an age where digital privacy is increasingly important, managing your online footprint is essential and Brave Browser, celebrated for its privacy-first approach, makes it easy to clear browsing data, ensuring your online activities remain confidential and your browser runs smoothly, whether you want to delete your browsing history, clear cache, or remove cookies, this blog post article step by step guide will walk you through the process of clearing browsing data on Brave Browser as follows;

STEP 1 - Open Brave Browser on your device/gadget as seen from the screenshot below;

STEP 2 - While on the Brave Browser window, check for a hamburger menu logo icon with three horizontal lines on the top right side of the browser then click on it to open the various options then go to the “Settings” which is the last option and click on it as seen from the screenshot below;

Brave Browser Window (Credit: brave)

STEP 3 - On clicking the “Settings” option, it directs you to the Settings window where you will again see quite a lot of options but focus on the left side of the Settings window and check for “Privacy and security” option then click on it and it should direct you to the “Privacy and security” window as seen from the screenshot below;

Brave Browser Clear Browsing Data Window (Credit: brave)

Brave Browser Window (Credit: brave)

Brave Browser Settings Window (Credit: brave)

STEP 4 - While on the “Privacy and security” window, click on the first option written “Clear browsing data” which will create a pop-up “Clear browsing data” window which also has other options as seen from the screenshot below;

In summary, by following these above simple steps, you can ensure that your browsing data remains private and your Brave Browser operates at optimal efficiency whereby regularly clearing your browsing data not only protects your privacy but also helps keep your browser fast and responsive hence embrace the power of a clean slate with Brave Browser, and enjoy a safer, more streamlined online experience.

STEP 5 - While on the “Clear browsing data” pop-up window, you will see various options for clearing your browsing data which are;

  • Basic - here you will get three options to check/tick the kind/type of browsing data that you want to clear then you can go ahead and click on the “Time range” which also has options to select from then afterwards, you can go to the bottom right side of the pop-up window and click on the “Clear data” button as seen from the screenshot below;

  • Advanced - here you will get eight options to check/tick the kind/type of browsing data that you want to clear then you can go ahead and click on the “Time range” which also has options to select from then afterwards, you can go to the bottom right side of the pop-up window and click on the “Clear data” button as seen from the screenshot below;

Brave Browser Clear Browsing Data Window (Credit: brave)

Brave Browser Clear Browsing Data Window (Credit: brave)

  • On exit - here things are a bit different from the previous options whereby you get eight options to check/tick the kind/type of browsing data that you want to be cleared automatically on exiting the browser (that is why there is no “Time range” option here) then afterwards, you can go to the bottom right side of the pop-up window and click on the “Save” button as seen from the screenshot below (the changes take effect immediately and every time you exit Brave Browser, the browsing data is automatically cleared);

Brave Browser Clear Browsing Data Window (Credit: brave)