How to Clear Browser Cache

Firefox

  • From the History menu, select Clear Recent History. ...
  • From the Time range to clear: drop-down menu, select the desired range; to clear your entire cache, select Everything.
  • Next to "Details", click the down arrow to choose which elements of the history to clear; to clear your entire cache, select all items.

Chrome

Tip: With Chrome lately, I've noticed that hitting "Refresh" doesn't behave the way I would like.  I've found that Shift+Command+R (refresh) forces the CSS and images to reload without fully clearing browser data.

  • Open Chrome.
  • On your browser toolbar, tap More.
  • Tap History, and then tap Clear browsing data.
  • Under "Clear browsing data," select the checkboxes for Cookies and site data and Cached images and files.
  • Use the menu at the top to select the amount of data that you want to delete. ...
  • Tap Clear browsing data.

Safari

Safari 8.0 - 10.0 (Mac) - Clearing Cache and 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 Remove All Website Data....
  • Click Remove Now in the pop up window that appears.

IE

  • Open Internet Explorer.
  • IE 8: From the Tools menu choose Internet Options. ...
  • On the General tab, under Browsing history, click Delete.
  • Un-check the Preserve Favorites website data box.
  • Check the Temporary Internet files, Cookies, and History boxes.

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