How do I clear my address bar history?

Tip: This document explains how to clear the browser's address bar history, not how to clear your Autocomplete information or how to remove a page, search, or text from a search bar.

Microsoft Internet Explorer users
Mozilla Firefox users
Google Chrome users
Safari users
Opera users
Netscape users

Internet ExplorerMicrosoft Internet Explorer users

Viewing address bar history

Internet Explorer users can view the address bar history by clicking the down arrow on the far right side of the address bar next to the magnifying glass icon. They may also view history by pressing Ctrl + H at the same time.

Deleting address bar history

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Press Ctrl + Shift + Del to open the Delete Browsing History window.
  3. Users can delete their address bar history by clearing their browser history.

Tip: See our page on how to clear browser history for additional information.

FirefoxMozilla Firefox users

Viewing address bar history

Mozilla Firefox users can view the address bar history by clicking the down arrow on the far right side of the address bar or by pressing Ctrl + H to view the history pane.

Deleting address bar history

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Press Ctrl + Shift + Del to open the Delete Browsing History window.
  3. Users can delete their address bar history by clearing their browser history.

ChromeGoogle Chrome users

Viewing address bar history

Google Chrome users can view address bar history by pressing the shortcut keys Ctrl + H.

Deleting address bar history

  1. Open Google Chrome.
  2. Press Ctrl + Shift + Del to open the Delete Browsing History window.
  3. Users can delete their address bar history by clearing their browser history.

OperaSafari users

Viewing address bar history

Safari users can view the address bar history by clicking the down arrow on the far right side of the address text box. They may also access their history through the Collections page by pressing the shortcut key combination Command + Option + 2.

Deleting address bar history

  1. Open Safari.
  2. Press Ctrl + Shift + Del to open the Delete Browsing History window.
  3. Users can delete their address bar history by clearing their browser history.

OperaOpera users

Viewing address bar history

Opera users can view the address bar history by clicking the down arrow on the far right side of the address text box or by pressing the shortcut keys Ctrl + H to view the history tab.

Deleting address bar history

  1. Open the Opera web browser.
  2. Press Ctrl + Shift + Del to open the Delete Browsing History window.
  3. Users can delete their address bar history by clearing their browser history.

NetscapeNetscape users

Viewing location bar history

Netscape users can view the location bar history by clicking the down arrow on the far right side of the text box.

Deleting location bar history

  1. Open Netscape.
  2. Press Ctrl + Shift + Del to open the Delete Browsing History window.
  3. Users can delete their address bar history by clearing their browser history.

Additional information