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How to View the Browser History

by Bennett Gavrish

Each of the most popular web browsers--including Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Apple Safari--contains a history feature. Every time you visit a website with one of these browsers, the program records the visit and stores the information in a log file. When you want to return to a website, you can view your browser history to see every site you have visited.

Internet Explorer Instructions

Step 1

Launch the Internet Explorer application on your computer.

Step 2

Click on the "Favorites" button in the top menu bar.

Step 3

Go to the "History" tab at the top of the page.

Step 4

Click on any date on the list to view the history of websites you visited that day.

Click on the name of a website in your history to revisit the page.

Firefox Instructions

Step 1

Launch the Firefox application on your computer.

Step 2

Go to the "History" tab at the top of the window and choose "Show All History."

Step 3

Click on the "History" tab on the left side of the pop-up window to view your recent browsing history.

Step 4

Hit the "More" button to view an extended list of your history.

Double-click on the name of any website to revisit the page.

Safari Instructions

Step 1

Launch the Safari application on your computer.

Step 2

Go to the "Bookmarks" menu at the top of the window and select "Show All Bookmarks."

Step 3

Click on "History" underneath the "Collections" list on the left side of the page.

Step 4

Double-click on any date to view a list of the webpages you visited that day.

Double-click on the name of a website to revisit the page.

Items you will need

  • PC or Mac computer

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