How to clear browser cache?

How to clear browser cache?

Browser cache is a mechanism where the most frequently accessed sites, web documents such as HTML pages and images will be saved. Cache should be cleared periodically for the efficient functioning of the web browser.

Let’s see how to clear browser cache in different browsers.

Internet Explorer 8 and above:

Internet Explorer >> Safety menu >> Click Delete Browsing History >> Deselect Preserve Favorites website data, and select Temporary Internet files, Cookies, and History >> Click Delete.

Internet Explorer 7:

* Internet Explorer >> Tools menu >> select Internet Options.

* Under “Browsing history” click Delete.

To delete your cache: click Delete files.
To delete your cookies: click Delete cookies.

To delete your history: click Delete history.

* Click Close, and then click OK to exit.


* Firefox >> Tools >> Clear Recent History.

* Select the items you want to delete (e.g., Browsing & Download History, Cache, Cookies).

* Once selected, click “Clear Now”.

Google Chrome:

* Enter “chrome://settings/clearBrowserData” in the browser.

* Select the items you want to delete (e.g., Browsing & Download History, Cache, Cookies).

* Click Clear browsing data.


Safari menu >> select Reset Safari.

From the menu, select the items you want to reset, and then click Reset. As of Safari 5.1, Remove all website data covers both cookies and cache.

Mobile Safari for iPhone OS (iPhone, iPod touch, iPad):

To clear cache and cookies:

Home screen >> Tap Settings >> Tap Safari.

At the bottom of Safari’s settings screen, tap the buttons for Clear Cookies and Clear Cache. To confirm, tap Clear Cookies or Clear Cache again.

To clear history:

Home screen >> Tap Safari >> Tap the Bookmarks icon >> Tap Clear >>
Tap Clear History


To clear cache, cookies, or history:

Start your browser.

Tap Menu and then tap More.

Select Settings.

Under “Privacy settings”, select Clear cache, Clear history, or Clear all cookie data as appropriate, and then tap OK to accept (or Cancel to cancel) the deletion.

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