Clear Browsing Data

Clear Browsing Data

Delete browsing data directly from the browser toolbar. Clear cookies, history and cache with a single click.

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What is Clear Browsing Data?
'Clear Browsing Data' is a Firefox add-on designed to remove browser data with ease. It allows direct access from the toolbar to delete various data types like cookies, browsing history, cached images and files, amongst other elements. Users can customize the order and types of data they wish to clear, and it also supports tab actions like closing and reloading. This add-on receives support from its backers and is also available for Chrome and Edge browsers.
Merlin
Stats
Version: 4.0.0 (Last updated: 2023-03-09)
Creation date: 2017-09-24
Weekly download count: 3,702
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: Low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • browsingData
  • notifications
  • storage
Size: 677.51K
Stats date:

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Summary

Clear Browsing Data is a Firefox extension which enables you to delete browsing data, such as cookies, history and cache, directly from the browser toolbar. The toolbar button can be configured to clear all browsing data with a single click, or to show a list of data types available for clearing.

The continued development of Clear Browsing Data is made possible thanks to the support of awesome backers. If you'd like to join them, please consider contributing with Patreon, PayPal or Bitcoin.

The extension also supports closing and reloading tabs, these features can be configured from the extension's options.

Supported data types:

  • Cookies
  • Browsing history
  • Cached images and files
  • Autofill form data
  • Download history
  • Service Workers
  • Plugin data
  • Saved passwords
  • IndexedDB data
  • Local storage data
Clearable data types and their order can be customized from the extension's options.

Relevant Firefox bugs:

  • Data saved with the Cache API is not cleared (1526246)
  • The HTTP authentication cache is not cleared (1535606)
  • Clearing downloads only removes them from the current session, downloads from previous sessions can be removed by clearing the history (1380445)
  • The cache and local storage are cleared entirely regardless of the requested time interval
  • Clearing the history also removes downloads and service workers
The extension is also available for Chrome and Edge.

Reviews are not monitored for bug reports, please use GitHub for issues and feature requests. https://github.com/dessant/clear-browsing-data

User reviews
User reviews summary
These summaries are automatically generated weekly using AI based on recent user reviews. Firefox Browser Add-ons does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
Pros
  • works well
  • easy to use
  • helps with security
Cons
  • issues with compatibility
  • previous versions ran flawlessly
Most mentioned
  • good
  • clear
  • does not work
  • security
  • compatibility
Recent reviews


good
by VertexStudio, 2024-04-09
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Safety
Risk impact

Clear Browsing Data is relatively safe to use as it requires very minimum permissions.

Risk likelihood

Clear Browsing Data has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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