Clear the browser cache and/or history

Introduction

This article will help you clear the browser cache and/or history.

Instructions

 Keeping your cache and history clean and clear helps ensure webpages are loading with their newest version. The instructions below help to perform these functions. 

Clearing browsing history:

Mozilla Firefox:

1. In the upper right corner click the bookshelf shaped button.
2. Click History
3. Click Clear Recent History...
4. Click the drop menu Time range to clear: and select Everything
5. Check the boxes next to:
Browsing & Download History
Form & Search History
Cookies
Cache
6. Click Clear Now button
7. Close Firefox and start again.
 

Google Chrome:

1. In the upper right corner, click the triple dots button
2. Click History
3. Click History
4. In the left column, click Clear browsing data
5. Click the Basic Tab
6. In the Time range drop menu, select All Time
7. Check the boxes next to:
Browsing history
Cookies and other site data
Cached images and files
8. Click CLEAR BROWSING DATA button
9. When it is complete you will be directed to the settings page.
10. Close Google Chrome and start again.

 
MS Edge:

1. In the upper right corner, click the Star w/ dashes button.
2. In the menu to the left click History
3. At the top of the panel to the right, click Clear History
4. In the Clear browsing data section, Check the boxes next to:
Browsing history
Cookies and saved website data
Cached data and files
Tabs I've set aside or recently closed
Download History
5. Click Clear button
6. An All clear! Message will display beneath the Clear button.
7. Close MS Edge and start again.
 

Safari:

1. In the bar across the display, click Safari
2. Click Clear History and Website Data...
3. In the Clear drop menu, select all history
4. Click Clear History button
5. Close Safari and start again
 

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Article ID: 976
Created
Mon 11/1/21 9:14 AM
Modified
Thu 3/28/24 10:02 AM