How to Clear Your Internet History in Opera

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Whether you’re selling your laptop or you’re lending it to a family member, there are many reasons to erase your browser history. Like all web browsers, Opera makes it easy to nuke the list of the sites you've visited. The steps you take differ depending on which operating system you use, so here are instructions for how to clear your history in Opera on Windows and OS X.

How to Clear Your Internet History in Opera on Windows

The below screenshots show how to wipe your history in Opera on Windows 7, but the steps apply for Opera on Windows 10.

1. Click on the Menu icon in the top left corner.op1

2. Select History.op2

3. Click Clear browsing data.op3

4. Click the past hour.op4

5. Select the beginning of time. Select a different option if you don’t want to erase your entire history. Uncheck the boxes next to Cookies and Cached images and files to stay logged into websites.op5

6. Click Clear browsing data.op6

Your internet history in Opera on Windows has been erased.op7

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How to Clear Your Internet History in Opera on OS X

1. Click Opera in the menu bar in the top left corner.opx1

2. Select Clear Browsing Data.opx2

3. Click the past hour.opx3

4. Select the beginning of time. Select a different option if you don’t want to erase your entire history. Uncheck the boxes next to Cookies and Cached images and files to stay logged into websites.opx4

5. Click Clear Browsing Data.opx5

Your internet history in Opera on OS X has been erased.opx6

 

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Henry T. Casey
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After graduating from Bard College a B.A. in Literature, Henry T. Casey worked in publishing and product development at Rizzoli and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, respectively. Henry joined Tom's Guide and LAPTOP having written for The Content Strategist, Tech Radar and Patek Philippe International Magazine. He divides his free time between going to live concerts, listening to too many podcasts, and mastering his cold brew coffee process. Content rules everything around him.
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