How to Delete Saved Cookies and Data for One Website in Firefox

Websites that you visit in Firefox will typically use cookies to remember information about you. This is usually done for things like account logins and shopping carts so that information can be saved when you navigate between different pages on the site.

But if you are experiencing a problem when browsing that site, you may be interested in deleting the saved cookies that you can start over and try to troubleshoot your issue. Our tutorial below will show you how to only delete the cookies for one website without also delete the saved cookies that you have for other sites.


How to Only Delete Cookies for One Site in Firefox

The steps in this article were performed in the desktop version of the Firefox Web browser, on a computer using the Windows 7 operating system. This will not delete any saved data for this site that may be saved on your computer in a different Web browser, such as Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge. Once you complete these steps and delete the data for a specific site you will be signed out of any accounts for which you are currently signed in in Firefox.

Step 1: Open Firefox.


Step 2: Click the button at the top-right corner of the window with three horizontal lines on it. If you hover over the button it will say Open menu.

open the firefox menu

Step 3: Click Options.

firefox options menu



Step 4: Select the Privacy & Security tab at the left side of the window.

firefox privacy and security tab



Step 5: Click the Manage Data button under Cookies & Site Data.

manage data firefox



Step 6: Select the site for which you wish to delete cookies, then click the Remove Selected button.

how delete cookies one website firefox



Step 7: Click the Save Changes button at the bottom of the window.

save changes firefox



Step 8: Click the Remove button to confirm that you want to delete the saved cookies for this site.

how to only remove cookies for one website firefox



Have you previously saved passwords and usernames to Firefox for some of the sites that you visit, but you would like to delete those now? Find out how to delete saved login information in Firefox if you are concerned about other people with access to your computer being able to log into your accounts. newsletter
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