If you are in hurry and need to clear your Google Chrome’s browsing data, there’s no need to dig through menus. You can clear Google Chrome’s browsing data easily through keyboard shortcuts.
In this guide, we will show you how to clear Chrome’s browsing data in Windows/Linux, Mac, Chromebook, iPhone, and iPad with keyboard shortcuts.
Clearing Chrome Browsing Data with Keyboard Shortcut
First, open the chrome browser by searching through a search bar on the taskbar in Windows 10, or you can click on the chrome icon pinned on the taskbar or Dock.
Next, press the following shortcut key combination depending on the system you are using:
Windows or Linux: Press Ctrl + Shift + Delete
Mac: Press Command + Shift + Backspace (Delete Key)
Chromebook: Press Ctrl + Shift + Backspace
iPhone and iPad with a keyboard connected: Press Command + Y key.
A “Clear browsing data” pop-up will appear on the screen after you have pressed the shortcuts on your system. Here you can select the “Browsing history”, “Cookies and other site data” and “Cached images and files” option to clear data. Click “Clear data”. You can also press the tab key several times to get to the “Clear data” button and then hit the “Enter” or “Return” key.
On iPhone or iPad with the keyboard attached, a “History” window will pop up. Tap “Clear Browsing Data” at the bottom of the window. A “Clear Browsing Data” window will appear for confirmation, tap “Clear Browsing Data” again to confirm your actions.
Your Google Chrome’s browsing data will be cleared. You can repeat the steps mentioned above every time you want to clear your browsing history.