Clearing Browser Cache (Mac and PC)

Clearing Browser Cache on a Mac

Safari

  1. In the Safari menu bar, click the Safari option
  2. Click the Clear History link
  3. In the Clear drop-down menu, select the time range where you want to clear browsing data
  4. Click Clear History

Chrome

  1. On the browser toolbar, click the Chrome menu icon
  2. Select the More Tools link
  3. Select the Clear browsing data link
  4. In the data drop-down menu, select the time range where you want to clear browsing data
  5. Select the Cookies and other site and plug-in data and Cached images and files checkboxes
  6. Click Clear Browsing Data

Firefox

  1. In the Firefox menu bar, click the Firefox option
  2. Select the Preferences link
  3. Click the Privacy tab
  4. Under the History heading, click the clear your recent history link
  5. Select the Cache checkbox
  6. Click Clear Now

Clearing Browser Cache on a PC

Chrome

  1. In the browser bar, enter chrome://settings/clearBrowserData
  2. At the top of the "Clear browsing data" window, click Advanced
  3. Select the following:
  • Browsing history
  • Download history
  • Cookies and other site data
  • Cached images and files
  1. From the "Time range" drop-down menu, you can choose the period of time for which you want to clear cached information; to clear your entire cache, select All time
  2. Click Clear Data
  3. Exit/quit all browser windows and re-open the browser

Firefox

  1. From the History menu, select Clear Recent History

If the menu bar is hidden, press Alt to make it visible.

  1. From the Time range to clear: drop-down menu, select the desired range; to clear your entire cache, select Everything
  2. Next to Details, click the down arrow to choose which elements of the history to clear; to clear your entire cache, select all items
  3. Click Clear Now
  4. Exit/quit all browser windows and re-open the browser

Microsoft Edge

  1. In the top right, click the Hub icon (looks like star with three horizontal lines)
  2. Click the History icon (looks like a clock), and then select Clear all history
  3. Select Browsing history, then Cookies and saved website data, and then Cached data and files
  4. Click Clear
  5. After the "All Clear!" message appears, exit/quit all browser windows and re-open the browser
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Article ID: 66062
Created
Thu 10/25/18 3:14 PM
Modified
Tue 10/29/19 8:13 AM