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

Chrome:

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 basic tab is highlighted and the 3 boxes are checked

Click Clear browsing data

Restart your Chrome browser

 

Edge:

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

Click on settings

Go down to Clear Browsing History

Click on Choose what to clear

You will see the following items available:

  • Browsing history
  • Cookies and saved website data
  • Cached data and files
  • Tab's I've set aside or recently closed
  • Download History
  • Form Data
  • Passwords

Select the first four options listed above to clear and click on the Clear button.

Restart your Microsoft Edge Browser

 

Firefox:

Click the menu button (the three vertical lines) and choose Options.

Click on Privacy and Security

 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

 You can access the Delete Browsing History 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)

Cookies: 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 Manage Website Data

Click Remove Now in the pop up window that appears

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

Cache: In the Preferences window, click the Advanced tab and make sure the checkbox next to "Show Develop menu in menu bar" is selected

Select Develop in the menu bar on the top of the screen and click Empty Caches.

Restart your Safari browser

 

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