How do I clear my web browser cache?

Google Chrome (Microsoft Windows/macOS)

Step 1:

Launch Google Chrome.


Step 2:

At the top-right of the Google Chrome browser window, click on the More button (represented by three vertical dots).


Step 3:

From the More drop-down menu, click on More Tools.


Step 4:

From the submenu, click on Clear Browsing Data...


Step 5:

From the Clear browsing data window

  • Click on the Time range drop-down menu (located at the top of the window)
  • Select All time
  • Place a checkmark in the checkbox located next to Cached images and files
  • Place a checkmark in the checkbox located next to Browsing history
  • Place a checkmark in the checkbox located next to Cookies and other site data
  • Click on the Clear data button


Mozilla Firefox (Microsoft Windows/macOS)

Step 1:

Launch Mozilla Firefox.


Step 2:

At the top-right of the Mozilla Firefox browser window, click on the Settings menu.


Step 3:

Click on History from the drop-down menu.


Step 4:

Click on the Clear recent history... option.


Step 5:

In the Clear All History section:

  • Click on the Time range to clear: drop-down menu and select Everything.
  • Place a checkmark in the checkbox located next to Browsing & download history.
  • Place a checkmark in the checkbox located next to Cache.
  • Click on the OK button.


Microsoft Internet Explorer (Microsoft Windows)

Step 1:

Launch Microsoft Internet Explorer.


Step 2:

At the top-right of the Microsoft Internet Explorer browser window, click on the Settings gear.


Step 3:

From the drop-down menu, click on Safety


Step 4:

From the submenu, click on Delete browsing history...


Step 5:

From the Delete Browsing History window, place a checkmark in the checkbox next to Temporary Internet files and website files.

Click on the Delete button.


Safari (macOS)

Step 1:

Launch Safari for the Mac.


Step 2:

Click on History from the Safari menu.

From the drop-down menu, click on Clear History...


Step 3:

From the Clear drop-down menu, click on all history.

Click on the Clear History button.

 

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Article ID: 493
Created
Wed 10/6/21 10:54 AM
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Wed 10/6/21 10:57 AM