How to Clear Browsing Data in the Microsoft Edge iPhone App

Many of the Web browsers that you use on your computer and your phone will save data to improve your experience with the device. Whether this means cookies that remember the items you’ve added to your cart, or to keep you signed into an account, or passwords that you’ve saved so that you don’t need to enter them again in the future, there are a lot of convenience factors that are enabled by storing data in a browser.

But you may eventually encounter a problem in the browser, and one of the troubleshooting steps to resolve that problem often involves clearing browser data. Our tutorial below will show you how to do this in the Microsoft Edge iPhone browser.


Deleting Data from Microsoft Edge on an iPhone

The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 7 Plus in iOS 10.3.3. Note that you will be able to select the type of data that you want to delete from Edge before you complete the process. So, for example, if you wanted to save passwords and delete history, you would be able to do so.

Step 1: Open Microsoft Edge.

choose the microsoft edge app



Step 2: Tap the three dots at the bottom-right corner of the screen.

tap the three dots icon

Step 3: Select the Settings option.

choose the settings option



Step 4: Choose the Privacy option.

select the privacy settings



Step 5: Touch the Clear browsing data button.

clear browsing data menu



Step 6: Select the types of data that you wish to keep (if there is no green shading around the button, then that data will be kept), then tap the red Clear browsing data button near the bottom of the screen.

clear browsing data



Step 7: Tap the Clear button to confirm that you want to delete the data.

how to clear browsing data in the microsoft edge iphone app



Is your iPhone low on space, making it hard for you to create new files or use new apps? Learn about items you can delete from your iPhone to regain space and continue using your iPhone in the manner that you want.