How to Clear & Delete Cookies on Microsoft Edge: Desktop, Android, iOS

If you need to clear or delete cookies on Microsoft Edge, whether on your Windows or Mac computer, your Android or iOS mobile device, or want to target specific sites, this guide is tailored for you.

Simply follow the steps provided for the device or browser setup you are using.

Additionally, Edge allows you to clear cookies for a specific site or choose to only clear cookies from a particular timeframe, from the last hour up to “All time”. This will delete any cookies stored in Edge during the specified period.

Clear Cookies on Edge – Windows & Mac

To clear Edge cookies on your Windows or Mac computer, you can use the Edge Settings menu.

Using Edge Settings

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge on your computer.
  2. Click on the three horizontal dots in the upper-right corner of the browser window to open the menu.
  3. Depending on your operating system and browser version, select “Settings.” This menu item might vary:
    • Windows: Usually labeled as “Settings
    • Mac: Typically called “Preferences” or “Settings.”
  4. In the left sidebar, click on “Privacy, search, and services.”
  5. Scroll down and click on “Choose what to clear.

Select Time Range:

  1. In the pop-up window, choose the time range for which you want to clear cookies. To delete all cookies, select “All time.”

Select Data to Clear:

  1. Check the box next to “Cookies and other site data.” You can also select other types of data you want to clear, such as browsing history or cached images and files.
  2. Click on the “Clear now” button.

Deleting Cookies on Edge for One Site

If you prefer not to clear all your Edge cookies, you can delete cookies specifically for one site.

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge on your computer.
  2. Click on the three horizontal dots to open the menu.
  3. Navigate to “Settings,” then “Privacy, search, and services.”
  4. Under “Cookies and site permissions,” click on “Manage and delete cookies and site data.”
  5. Find the site whose cookies you want to clear and click on it.
  6. Click “Remove” to delete cookies for the chosen site.

Clear & Delete Edge Cookies on Android & iOS

The process to clear cookies in Microsoft Edge on mobile devices is straightforward and similar for both Android and iOS.

  1. Launch the Microsoft Edge app on your mobile device.
  2. Tap on the menu:
    • Android: three vertical dots in the bottom bar.
    • iOS: three horizontal dots at the bottom of the screen.
  3. Select “Settings.”
  4. Tap on “Privacy and security.”
  5. Tap on “Clear browsing data.”
  6. Choose the time range for which you want to clear cookies. To delete all cookies, select “All time” on both Android and iOS.
  7. Ensure that “Cookies and site data” is checked. You can also select other types of data you want to clear.
  8. Clear the data:
    • Android: Tap on the “Clear” button.
    • iOS: Tap “Clear Browsing Data” at the bottom of the screen and confirm by tapping again in the pop-up window.