Clearing Browser Cache and Cookies

Overview

In most computer-based web browsers, to open the options menu used to clear your cache, cookies, and history, press Ctrl-Shift-Delete (Windows) or Command-Shift-Delete (Mac).

This guide will help the user in clearing browser cache and cookies.

Information

Firefox

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. At the top right corner of the window, click this icon: Chrome Menu
  3. Select Settings > Privacy & Security.

  4. In the Cookies and Site Data section, click on Clear Data...
  5. Select both checkboxes and click on Clear

Chrome

  1. Open Chrome.
  2. At the top-right corner of the window, click this icon: SMSMM_GoogleChrome_001.png
  3. Choose More tools > Clear browsing data.
  4. At the top, select All time to delete everything.
  5. Check the boxes next to Cookies and other site data and Cached images and files
  6. Click on Clear Data

Safari

Safari 8 and Above

  1. From the Safari menu, select Clear History > Website Data.
  2. Select the desired time range.
  3. Click on Clear History

Safari 7 and Older

  1. From the Safari menu, select Reset Safari.
  2. Select the items you want to reset, then click Reset. As of Safari 5.1, Remove all website data includes both cookies and cache.
  3. Click Safari > Quit Safari or press Command-Q to exit the browser completely.

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