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You shouldn't need to invoke this command unless you're using it to clear a specific cookie inside a single test.\n\n| | |\n|--- | --- |\n| **Returns** | `null` |\n| **Timeout** | `cy.clearCookie` will wait up for the duration of [`responseTimeout`](https://on.cypress.io/guides/configuration#section-timeouts) for the automation server to process this command. |\n\n***\n\n# [cy.clearCookie( *name* )](#section-usage)\n\nClears a browser cookie by its name.\n\n***\n\n# Options\n\nPass in an options object to change the default behavior of `cy.clearCookie`.\n\n**[cy.clearCookie( *name*, *options* )](#options-usage)**\n\nOption | Default | Notes\n--- | --- | ---\n`timeout` | [`responseTimeout`](https://on.cypress.io/guides/configuration#section-timeouts) | Total time to wait for the `cy.clearCookie` command to be processed\n`log` | `true` | whether to display command in command log\n\n***\n\n# Usage\n\n## Clear a cookie after logging in\n\nIn this example, on first login our server sends us back a session cookie. After invoking `cy.clearCookie('session_id')` this clears the session cookie, and upon navigating to an unauthorized page, our server should have redirected us back to login.\n\n[block:code]\n{\n    \"codes\": [\n        {\n            \"code\": \"cy\\n  .login('bob:::at:::example.com', 'p@ssw0rd') // example of custom command\\n  .clearCookie('session_id')\\n  .visit('/dashboard')                  // we should be redirected back to login\\n  .url().should('eq', 'login')\\n\",\n            \"language\": \"javascript\"\n        }\n    ]\n}\n[/block]\n\n***\n\n# Command Log\n\n## Clearing a cookie after setting a cookie\n\n[block:code]\n{\n    \"codes\": [\n        {\n            \"code\": \"cy\\n  .setCookie('foo', 'bar')\\n  .clearCookie('foo')\\n  .getCookie('foo').should('be.null')\\n\",\n            \"language\": \"javascript\"\n        }\n    ]\n}\n[/block]\n\nThe commands above will display in the command log as:\n\n![screen shot 2016-05-22 at 9 21 14 pm](https://cloud.githubusercontent.com/assets/1268976/15458066/345b5bb8-2063-11e6-91bb-173421c8440a.png)\n\nWhen clicking on `clearCookie` within the command log, the console outputs the following:\n\n![screen shot 2016-05-22 at 9 21 32 pm](https://cloud.githubusercontent.com/assets/1268976/15458067/345dba3e-2063-11e6-8739-af971bc79068.png)\n\n***\n\n# Related\n\n- [clearCookies](https://on.cypress.io/api/clearcookies)\n- [getCookie](https://on.cypress.io/api/getcookie)\n- [getCookies](https://on.cypress.io/api/getcookies)\n- [setCookie](https://on.cypress.io/api/setcookie)\n- [Cypress Cookies API](https://on.cypress.io/api/cookies)","excerpt":"Clear a browser cookie","slug":"clearcookie","type":"basic","title":"clearCookie"}

clearCookie

Clear a browser cookie

Clears a browser cookie. Cypress automatically clears all cookies **before** each test to prevent state from building up. You shouldn't need to invoke this command unless you're using it to clear a specific cookie inside a single test. | | | |--- | --- | | **Returns** | `null` | | **Timeout** | `cy.clearCookie` will wait up for the duration of [`responseTimeout`](https://on.cypress.io/guides/configuration#section-timeouts) for the automation server to process this command. | *** # [cy.clearCookie( *name* )](#section-usage) Clears a browser cookie by its name. *** # Options Pass in an options object to change the default behavior of `cy.clearCookie`. **[cy.clearCookie( *name*, *options* )](#options-usage)** Option | Default | Notes --- | --- | --- `timeout` | [`responseTimeout`](https://on.cypress.io/guides/configuration#section-timeouts) | Total time to wait for the `cy.clearCookie` command to be processed `log` | `true` | whether to display command in command log *** # Usage ## Clear a cookie after logging in In this example, on first login our server sends us back a session cookie. After invoking `cy.clearCookie('session_id')` this clears the session cookie, and upon navigating to an unauthorized page, our server should have redirected us back to login. [block:code] { "codes": [ { "code": "cy\n .login('bob@example.com', 'p@ssw0rd') // example of custom command\n .clearCookie('session_id')\n .visit('/dashboard') // we should be redirected back to login\n .url().should('eq', 'login')\n", "language": "javascript" } ] } [/block] *** # Command Log ## Clearing a cookie after setting a cookie [block:code] { "codes": [ { "code": "cy\n .setCookie('foo', 'bar')\n .clearCookie('foo')\n .getCookie('foo').should('be.null')\n", "language": "javascript" } ] } [/block] The commands above will display in the command log as: ![screen shot 2016-05-22 at 9 21 14 pm](https://cloud.githubusercontent.com/assets/1268976/15458066/345b5bb8-2063-11e6-91bb-173421c8440a.png) When clicking on `clearCookie` within the command log, the console outputs the following: ![screen shot 2016-05-22 at 9 21 32 pm](https://cloud.githubusercontent.com/assets/1268976/15458067/345dba3e-2063-11e6-8739-af971bc79068.png) *** # Related - [clearCookies](https://on.cypress.io/api/clearcookies) - [getCookie](https://on.cypress.io/api/getcookie) - [getCookies](https://on.cypress.io/api/getcookies) - [setCookie](https://on.cypress.io/api/setcookie) - [Cypress Cookies API](https://on.cypress.io/api/cookies)