How do I clear a web browser cache, cookies and history?

Chrome for Windows

  1. Press CTRL + SHIFT + DELETE on your keyboard
  2. Select “All time” from the drop down menu
  3. Select Browsing history, Cached images and files and Cookies and other site data check boxes
  4. Click CLEAR BROWSING DATA

Chrome for Mac

  1. Press COMMAND + SHIFT + DELETE on your keyboard
  2. Select “All time” from the drop down menu
  3. Select Browsing history, Cached images and files and Cookies and other site data check boxes
  4. Click CLEAR BROWSING DATA

Microsoft Edge

  1. Press CTRL + SHIFT + DEL on your keyboard
  2. Select the Browsing history, Cookies and saved website data and Cached data and files checkboxes
  3. Select any other applicable checkboxes
  4. Click on the Clear button

Internet Explorer

  1. Press CTRL + SHIFT + DEL on your keyboard
  2. Select the Temporary Internet files and website files, Cookies and website data, and History checkboxes
  3. Select any other applicable checkboxes
  4. Click on the Delete button

Firefox for Windows

  1. Press CTRL + SHIFT + DELETE on your keyboard
  2. Select “Everything” from the drop down menu
  3. Select Browsing history, Cached images and files and Cookies and other site data check boxes
  4. Click CLEAR NOW

Firefox for Mac

  1. Press COMMAND + SHIFT + DELETE on your keyboard
  2. Select “Everything” from the drop down menu
  3. Select Browsing history, Cached images and files and Cookies and other site data check boxes
  4. Click CLEAR NOW

Safari 5.1.7 for Windows

To clear History

  1. Click on History from the menu at the top of the window
  2. Choose Clear History at the bottom of the menu
  3. Click the Clear button

To clear Cookies and Cache

  1. Click on Edit from the menu at the top of the window
  2. Click on Preferences at the bottom of the menu
  3. Under the Privacy tab, click the “Remove All Website Data”
  4. Click the “Remove Now” button

Safari for Mac

  1. Click on History from the menu at the top of the window
  2. Select “all history” from the drop down
  3. Choose Clear History at the bottom of the menu

To clear Cookies and Cache

  1. Click on Safari from the menu at the top of the window
  2. Click on Preferences at the bottom of the menu
  3. Under the Privacy tab, click the “Manage Website Data”
  4. Click the “Remove All” button

Mobile Safari for iOS 9 and above (iPhone, iPod touch, iPad)

  1. From the Home Screen, tap Settings
  2. Scroll down and choose Safari
  3. Scroll to the bottom and select Clear History and Website Data
  4. Select Clear History and Data

Chrome for Android

  1. Open the Internet browser and tap the Menu button (⋮)
  2. Tap the “Settings” menu
  3. Tap “Privacy and Security”
  4. Tap “Clear Cache”, “Clear History” and “Clear all cookie data” one after the other
  5. You’ll be asked to confirm your choice before it clears
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Article ID: 38318
Created
Thu 8/31/17 3:45 PM
Modified
Wed 12/11/19 3:06 PM