The History tool in Vivaldi is somewhat different than in a typical browser – instead, Vivaldi’s History is a detailed overview backed by statistics and presented in a fresh, visual way. It was built to give users a powerful and useful tool to explore their browsing patterns and to make finding previously visited sites easier than ever.

Browsing History in Vivaldi

Accessing History

The History page can be accessed in a number of ways within the Vivaldi interface:

  • From the top bar of the Start Page (vivaldi://startpage);
  • Use Keyboard Shortcuts (Ctrl H / ⌘ Y);
  • Enter vivaldi://history in the Address Field;
  • Select  History from the Tools menu;
  • Middle-click on the History button History Panel button;
  • Opening the History button History Panel in Vivaldi’s Side Panel (below Bookmarks, Downloads and Notes).

History Panel in the Vivaldi browser


Using History in Vivaldi

History offers a number of different views and ways to filter your browsing history data in Vivaldi. Get an overview and a few examples with the video below:


Clear Browsing Data

Clearing browsing data can be done from the History page by selecting the Clear data button Clear Browsing Data button in the top-right of the History page.

Alternatively, open the Delete Browsing Data window:

    • from Vivaldi menu button Vivaldi menu (Windows and Linux) > Tools > Delete Browsing Data;
    • using the Keyboard Shortcut Ctrl Shift Del / ⇧ ⌘ ⌫;
    • creating a Mouse Gesture for the action.

Clear browsing data in Vivaldi browser

Select:

  • the time range
    • Past Hour
    • Past Day
    • Past Week
    • Past 4 Weeks
    • Everything
  • which elements of the stored browsing data to delete
    • Browsing History
    • Downloads
    • Cookies
    • Storage
    • Cache
    • Passwords
    • Form Autofill Data
    • Application Cache
  • and confirm by clicking Delete.

Clear Private Data menu in Vivaldi


Privacy

History data is strictly private and stored locally to individual Vivaldi installations – Vivaldi Technologies does not collect any History data from browser users. Find out more about Vivaldi’s Privacy policies and terms here.

 


Further Reading

Vivaldi makes History

 

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