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

If you’re aiming to clear or delete cookies on Opera, whether on your Windows or Mac computer, your Android or iOS mobile device, or if you want to target specific sites, this guide will help you achieve that.

Follow the steps below tailored for the device or browser setup you are using.

Opera also gives you the flexibility to clear cookies for a specific site or select to only clear cookies from a certain timeframe, from the last hour up to “All time.” This means you will clear any cookies stored in Opera during that period.

Clear Cookies on Opera – Windows & Mac

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

Using Opera Settings

  1. Launch Opera on your computer.
  2. Click on the Easy Setup menu icon in the top-right corner or the Opera icon for older versions to open the menu.
  3. Select “Go to full browser settings” at the bottom of the menu or simply “Settings.”
  4. In the left sidebar, click on “Privacy & security.”
  5. Scroll down to the “Privacy” section and click on “Clear browsing data.”

Select Time Range:

  1. In the dialog box, choose the time range for which you want to clear cookies. To delete all cookies, select “All time.”

Select Data to Clear:

  1. Ensure the checkbox for “Cookies and other site data” is selected. You may also choose other types of data to clear, such as browsing history or cached images and files.
  2. Click on the “Clear data” button.

Deleting Cookies on Opera for One Site

If you don’t want to clear all your Opera cookies, you can delete cookies specifically for one site.

  1. Launch Opera on your computer.
  2. Click on the Easy Setup menu icon to open the menu.
  3. Navigate to “Settings,” then “Privacy & security.”
  4. Under “Cookies and site data,” click on “See all cookies and site data.”
  5. Search for the site whose cookies you want to clear and click on it.
  6. Click “Remove” to delete cookies for the chosen site.

Clear & Delete Opera Cookies on Android & iOS

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

  1. Launch the Opera app on your mobile device.
  2. Tap on the Opera icon for the menu:
    • Android: It’s at the bottom of the screen.
    • iOS: It’s at the bottom in newer versions or the top in older versions.
  3. Select “Settings.”
  4. Scroll to “Privacy” and tap on “Clear browsing data.”
  5. Choose the time range for which you want to clear cookies. To delete all cookies, select “All time” on both Android and iOS.
  6. Make sure that “Cookies and site data” is checked. You may also select other data types you wish to clear.
  7. Clear the data:
    • Android: Tap on the “OK” button.
    • iOS: Tap “Clear Data” at the bottom of the screen and confirm by tapping again in the confirmation window.