How do I clear my browser cache/history?
Last Updated: May 03, 2017     Views: 648

NOTE: This information is accurate as of May 3, 2016.

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 horizontal lines. A dropdown menu will appear. On it, click "History" to be taken to the History screen. At the top, click the button labeled "Clear Browsing Data." A small window will pop up with several options. You can select whichever options you like, but make sure the boxes labeled "Browsing history," "Download history," "Cookies and other site and plugin data," and "Cached images and files" are checked. After you've made your selections, click the "Clear Browsing 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 "History" to be taken to the History screen. Click on "Clear Recent History" at the top of the menu. 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" is 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 "Reset Safari." A menu will appear where you can select "Remove All Website Data."

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