- Safari for iOS, iPhone and iPad
- Safari for Mac OS X
Your Internet browser's cache stores various information from webpages you visit.
Occasionally, the cache can prevent you from seeing updated content, or cause functional problems.
Luckily, you can fix many browser problems by simply clearing your cache.
See the sections below to clear the cache in your particular browser.
If you are unsure of what browser you are currently using, visit whatbrowser.org to find out.
1. Open the settings on Chrome. Click the menu icon in the upper right corner of the browser to the right. Click settings on the bottom of the menu.
A faster way to get there is to press ^ Control+⇧ Shift+⌦ Delete on a PC, or if you're using a Mac ⇧ Shift+⌘ Command+⌦ Delete.
2. From settings, click Show advanced settings. It's located at the very bottom of the settings section.
3. Scroll to the privacy section and click "Clear browsing data".
4. Select "Empty the cache". Uncheck all other options to avoid deleting browser history, cookies and other things you may wish to retain. Change "Obliterate the following items from" to "the beginning of time".
5. Press "Clear browsing data". You are done!
1. Go to "Clear Recent History":
- On a PC, click the "Firefox" menu in the top left corner. Next, select the right arrow next to "History >", and click "Clear Recent History"
- Or press ^ Ctrl+⇧ Shift+⌦ Delete to open the recent history window.
- On a Mac, from the Tools menu, select "Clear Recent History…"
- Alternately, you can press ⇧ Shift+⌘ Command+⌦ Delete.
2. Make sure "Details" is expanded, then select "Cache" from the list. Uncheck everything else.
3. In the "Time Range to Clear" drop down, select "Everything".
4. Select "Clear Now". Your computer will work for a moment, and the process will be complete. You've successfully cleared Firefox's Cache!
Safari for iOS, iPhone and iPad
1. Click on Settings from the home page.
2. Scroll down until you see "Safari." Click on it to bring up the option page.
3. Click "Clear Cookies and Data."A pop up box will appear. Click "Clear Cookies and Data" again to confirm your choice.
Safari for Mac OS X
1. Open your browser, click the Safari menu and select Empty Cache...
2. Click Empty.