Safari 5.1 (OS X Lion): Remove cookies from your computer

Remove cookies from your computer using Safari

Websites often store cookies on your hard disk. Cookies help websites identify you when you return so the site can provide services for you and show information that might be of interest to you.

Important: Changing your cookie preferences or removing cookies in Safari may change or remove them in other applications, including Dashboard.
  1. Open Safari if it is not already open.
  2. Choose Safari > Preferences, and then click Privacy.
  3. Click Details.
  4. Select one or more website that stores cookies, and then click Remove or Remove All.
  5. When you finish removing websites, click Done.
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  • Last Modified: Jul 12, 2012
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