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How to Clear Browser Cache - Desktop Browsers

How to Clear Browser Cache - Desktop Browsers

 

Chrome


1. In the browser bar, enter:
chrome://settings/clearBrowserData


2. Select the following:
• Browsing history
• Download history
• Cached images and files

From the Obliterate the following items from: drop-down menu, you can choose the period of time for which you want to clear cached information. To clear your entire cache, select the beginning of time.


3. Click Clear browsing data.


4. 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.


2. From the Time range to clear: drop-down menu, select the desired range; to clear your entire cache, select Everything.


3. Next to "Details", click the down arrow to choose which elements of the history to clear; to clear your entire cache, select Browsing & Download History and Cache.


4. Click Clear Now.


5. Exit/quit all browser windows and re-open the browser.

 

Internet Explorer 9 and higher
1. Select Tools (via the Gear Icon) > Safety > Delete browsing history....
If the menu bar is hidden, press Alt to make it visible.


2. Select:
• Temporary Internet files or Temporary Internet files and website files
• History
• Download History


3. Click Delete. You will see a confirmation at the bottom of the window when the process is complete.


4. Exit/quit all browser windows and re-open the browser.



Safari 8
1. From the Safari menu, select Clear History and Website Data....


2. Select the desired time range, and then click Clear History.


3. Go to Safari > Quit Safari or press Command-Q to exit the browser completely.

 

Safari 7 and below
1. From the Safari menu, select Reset Safari....


2. Select the items you want to reset, and then click Reset. As of Safari 5.1, Remove all website data includes both cookies and cache.


3. Go to Safari > Quit Safari or press Command-Q to exit the browser completely.

 

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