How do I clear my browser cache/history?
Last Updated: May 08, 2018     Views: 753

NOTE: This information is accurate as of May 8, 2018.

For all browsers: before starting, close all tabs but one and after clearing your cache, close the browser and reopen.

If you're using Chrome, click the icon at the top right that looks like three stacked dots. A dropdown menu will appear. On it, click "More tools" then "Clear browsing data...". A small window will pop up with several options. Make sure the boxes labeled "Browsing History," "Cookies and other site data," and "Cached images and files" are checked. After you've made your selections, click the "Clear Data" button.

If you're using Firefox,click the icon at the top right that looks like three horizontal lines. A dropdown menu will appear. On it, click "Options" to be taken to the Options screen. Click on "Privacy & Security" in the left-hand menu, and then on "clear your recent history." A small window will pop up with several options. You can select whichever options you like, but make sure the boxes labeled "Browsing & Download History," "Form & Search History," "Cookies," and "Cache" are checked. After you've made your selections, click the "Clear Now" button.

If you're using Internet Explorer, click the icon at the top right that looks like a gear or wheel. A dropdown menu will appear. On it, click "Internet Options" and a small window will pop up with the Internet Options. Under the section "Browsing History," click the "Delete..." button. A window called "Delete Browsing History" will pop up. You can select whichever options you like, but make sure the boxes for "Temporary Internet files and website files," "Cookies and website data," "History," and "Download History" are selected. After you've made your selections, click the "Delete" button.

If you're using Safari, go to the Safari menu and click "Preferences." A window will pop up, click Preferences. Another window will pop up, click the Privacy tab and then the button "Remove All Website Data." click "Remove Now."

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