How to Clear Cookies on Android

Remove them from Chrome, Samsung Internet Browser, Firefox, Opera, and Others

Cookies are small text files that some websites place on your computer so they can remember who you are next time you visit. The files contain information about you, including your name, location, and preferences.

On desktops and mobile devices, cookies work exactly the same and are easy to remove.

Here's how to clear cookies on Android mobile web browsers including Chrome, Firefox, Samsung Internet, Opera, and others.

The information below should apply no matter who made your Android phone: Samsung, Google, Huawei, Xiaomi, etc.

Clear Cookies on Chrome

  1. Open the Chrome app and tap the three-dot menu icon.

  2. Tap Settings.

  3. Scroll down to the Advanced section and tap Privacy.

    Android Google app in Chrome with Privacy Settings highlighted
  4. Scroll to the bottom and tap Clear browsing data.

  5. Tap the box next to Cookies and site data to place a check mark in it.

  6. Tap Clear Data.

    Android Chrome Clear browsing data with Cookies and site data highlighted

Tap the down arrow next to All time to delete cookies from a specified period: Last hour, Last 24 hours, Last 7 days, or Last 4 weeks.

Clear Cookies on Firefox

  1. Tap the three-dot menu icon.

  2. Tap Settings.

  3. Tap Clear private data.

  4. Tap Cookies & active logins.

  5. Tap Clear Data.

    Android Firefox path to clear cookies

Clear Cookies on Samsung Internet

  1. Tap the three-stacked line menu icon.

  2. Tap Settings.

  3. Tap Privacy and security.

    Android Samsung Internet settings with Privacy and security highlighted
  4. Tap Delete browsing data.

  5. Tap Cookies and site data.

  6. Tap Delete.

    Android Samsung Internet setting with Cookies and site data highlighted

You can also disable cookies by toggling the switch next to Accept cookies to off. 

Clear Cookies on Opera

  1. Tap the menu icon in the top left of your screen.

  2. Tap Settings.

  3. Scroll down to the Privacy section and tap Clear browsing data.

  4. On the pop-up screen, tap the check box next to Clear cookies and data.

  5. Tap Clear Data.

    Android Opera path to clear cookies

You can adjust cookie settings in the Privacy section too. Tap Cookies, then choose Disabled or Enabled, excluding third-party.

Clear Cookies on Microsoft Edge

  1. Tap the three-dot menu at the top right of your screen.

  2. Tap Settings.

  3. Scroll down to the Advanced section and tap Privacy.

    Android Microsoft Edge settings with Privacy selected
  4. Tap Clear browsing data.

  5. Tap the check box next to Cookies and site data.

  6. Tap Clear and confirm the deletion by selecting Clear again.

    Microsoft Edge Android privacy settings

Clear Cookies on Ecosia

  1. Tap the three-dot menu at the bottom right of your screen.

  2. Tap Settings.

  3. Tap Privacy.

  4. Tap Clear browsing data.

    Android Ecosia Settings with Clear browsing data highlighted
  5. Check the box next to Cookies and site data.

  6. Tap Clear Data and confirm the deletion by tapping Clear.

    Android Ecosia with clear data selected

Clear Cookies on Puffin

  1. Tap the three-dot menu icon.

  2. Tap Settings icon on top right.

  3. Tap Clear browsing data.

  4. Tap the checkbox next to All cookies and site data.

  5. Tap Clear.

    Android Puffin clear cookies

Clear Cookies on Dolphin

  1. Tap the Dolphin icon at the bottom of the screen to open a menu.

  2. Tap Clear data in the menu.

  3. Tap Cookies.

  4. Tap Clear selected data.

    Android Dolphin clear cookies