Updated: 11/12/2023 by Computer Hope
Ctrl+Shift+Delete or Ctrl+Shift+Del keyboard shortcut

The Ctrl+Shift+Del or Ctrl+Shift+Delete keyboard shortcut most commonly used to open the clear browsing data window to clear browser history in an Internet browser. Below are other programs that use this keyboard shortcut and related information.

How to use the Ctrl+Shift+Delete

To use this keyboard shortcut, press and hold either Ctrl and Shift key, and while continuing to hold them, press Delete.

Ctrl+Shift+Delete in an Internet browser

In all major Internet browsers (e.g., Chrome, Edge, Firefox), pressing Ctrl+Shift+Delete opens the Clear browsing data window to quickly clear private data and history.

Below are links to related keyboard shortcuts and individual key pages.

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