Looking for a quick way to refresh your browser? Find out below how to clear cookies in Edge and browse a bit like new.

First, Melt Sugar and Grate the Cheddar Cheese

So starts any true, I have reason to believe, Filipino’s favorite ice cream recipe. You add milk and, very gently so as not to cook them, egg yolks and grated cheddar, then thoroughly chill the mixture for a deliciously yellow treat.

Now that we have keso sorbete, let’s get rid of the cookies:

How to Clear Cookies in Edge Browser on Windows 10

To delete all cookies stored in Microsoft Edge on Windows 10:

  1. Click or tap Settings and more (•••) in Microsoft Edge.
  2. Select Settings from the menu that has appeared.
  3. Now tap or click Choose what to clear under Clear browsing data.
  4. Make sure Cookies and saved website data is checked.
    • Note: You can check other options as well, of course, to clear more data—such as your browsing history, saved form data and passwords.
  5. Click Clear.

How to Clear Cookies in Edge Browser for iOS and Android

To remove cookies from the Microsoft Edge browser for iOS and Android:

  1. Tap the menu button (•••) in Microsoft Edge.
  2. Select Settings from the menu that has shown.
  3. Now tap Privacy.
  4. Select Clear browsing data.
  5. Make sure Cookies and site data is enabled under Clear browsing data.
    • Note: Of course, you can select other data to be removed as well, say form data, passwords or your browsing history.
  6. Tap Clear browsing data.
  7. Now tap Clear again under Clear browsing data.

How to Clear Cookies in Edge Browser: FAQ

Can I have Microsoft Edge clear cookies automatically?

Yes, you can set up the Edge browser to clear cookies every time you close its last open window:

  1. Click Settings and more (•••) in Microsoft Edge.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Click Choose what to clear under Clear browsing data.
  4. Make sure Cookies and saved website data is checked.
    • Note: For automatic clearing, checking PasswordsForm data, Media licenses and Website permissions is not recommended; you can, of course, have your browsing history as well as Microsoft Edge’s cache cleared alongside your cookies.
  5. Now make sure Always clear this when I close  the browser is checked.
  6. Close the settings pane or click Clear to immediately clear cookies as well.

Note that clearing cookies is not usually a necessary action. It can be a useful quick troubleshooting step when a website is acting up in Microsoft Edge, however.

(How to clear cookies in Edge browser tested with Microsoft Edge for Windows 10 16 and Microsoft Edge for iOS 41; updated March 2018)