How to Clear Cache and Cookies in Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari


Launch your Chrome browser

On your browser toolbar, click on the 3 vertical dots and go down to settings.

Go to the very bottom of the page and click on Advanced

In the privacy and security area click on clear browsing data

In the "Clear browsing data" box, click “clear from the beginning of time”

Make sure the top 4 check boxes are checked and the bottom 4 are not

Click Clear browsing data

Restart your Chrome browser



Launch your Edge browser and click on the 3-lined Hub button in the top right corner.

Next click on the clock-shaped History button.

Here you will be able to view your browsing history.

If you click on Clear all History,  you will be able to delete and clear your browsing History, Cookies, Data, Temporary Internet Files, Cache, etc.

You will see the following items available:

  • Browsing history
  • Cookies and saved website data
  • Cached data and files
  • Download history

Select the one’s listed above to clear and click on the Clear button.

Restart your Microsoft Edge Browser



Click the menu button  and choose Options.

Select the Advanced panel.

Click on the Network tab

In the Cached Web Content section, click Clear Now.

Close the about preferences page. Any changes you've made will automatically be saved.

Restart your Firefox browser


Internet Explorer:

Launch your Internet Explorer browser

Select Tools (via the Gear Icon) > Internet Options > Delete browsing history

NOTE: You can also access this menu by holding Ctrl + Shift + Delete.

Make sure to uncheck Preserve Favorites website data and check both Temporary Internet Files and Cookies then click Delete.

You will get a confirmation at the bottom of the window once it has successfully cleared your cache and cookies.

Restart your Internet Explorer browser


Safari 8.0 – 10.0 (Mac)

Click Safari in the upper left hand side of your screen. In the menu that appears, click Preferences

In the window that appears, click the Privacy tab. Click the button Remove All Website Data

Click Remove Now in the pop up window that appears

Restart your Safari browser



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