The clear() method of the Storage interface, when invoked, clears all stored keys.

Syntax

storage.clear();

Return value

undefined.

Examples

The following function creates three data entries in local storage, then deletes them using clear().

function populateStorage() {
  localStorage.setItem('bgcolor', 'red');
  localStorage.setItem('font', 'Helvetica');
  localStorage.setItem('image', 'miGato.png');

  localStorage.clear();
}

Note: For a real world example, see our Web Storage Demo.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'Storage.clear' in that specification.
Living Standard  

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic supportChrome Full support 4Edge Full support 12Firefox Full support 3.5IE Full support 8Opera Full support 10.5Safari Full support 4WebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support 18Edge Mobile Full support 13Firefox Android Full support 6Opera Android Full support 11Safari iOS Full support 3.2Samsung Internet Android ?

Legend

Full support  
Full support
Compatibility unknown  
Compatibility unknown

See also

Using the Web Storage API

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