How to Clear Cookies and Browsing History on an Amazon Fire Tablet

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Amazon's Fire Tablets may run a modified version of Android, but they don't use Google's Chrome browser. Instead, every time you surf the web on your Amazon slate, you're using the company's proprietary Silk browser. Like all browsers, Silk keeps a history and stores cookies that you may want to erase.

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Here's how to clear your cookies and browsing history on the Amazon Fire Tablet. 

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1. Swipe down from the top of the home screen.1517863314176

2. Tap Settings.1517863330899

3. Tap Apps & Games.1517863217513

4. Tap Amazon Application Settings.1517863146937

5. Tap Silk Browser.1517863101634

6. Tap Privacy.1517863117908

6. Tap Clear browsing data.1517863034020

7. Tap Clear data. Check the boxes next to Saved passwords and Autofill form data before tapping Clear data if you want your tablet extra clean.1517863019831

Congrats, your browsing history, cookies and other digital detritus is off your tablet.

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Henry T. Casey
Henry T. Casey,
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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