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How To: Clear Your Browser Cache

This article will walk you through clearing your browser cache. Sometimes it may be helpful to clear your browsing data for basic troubleshooting since it stores code and images from the Internet.

*Be sure to exit out of the browser and reopen a new browsing session after clearing the cache.

Clearing Cache in Chrome

Step 1: From the Chrome dropdown menu, select "Clear Browsing Data"

  • This will redirect you to your Chrome Settings and prompt you to clear your browsing history.

Step 2: In the dialog box, check the box next to "cached images and files" as well as any other types of data you would like to delete.

  • You are also given the choice to specify a time period of data to clear.

Step 3: Click "Clear Browsing Data"

 

Clearing Cache in Safari

Step 1: From the Safari dropdown menu, select "Clear History"

  • This will bring up a window prompting you to clear your browsing history within a specified time period.

Step 2: Click "Clear History"

 

Clearing Cache in Firefox

Step 1: From the Firefox navigation bar, select "History"

Step 2: From the dropdown menu, select "Clear Recent History"

  • This will bring up a window prompting you to clear your browsing history within a specified time period.
  • Under the "details" dropdown menu, you can select what type of data you wish to clear. Be sure to check the box next to "Cache"

Step 3: Click "Clear Now"

 

Clearing Cache in Internet Explorer

Step 1: Click the gear icon in the top-right corner of the browser > Safety > "Delete Browsing History"

Step 2: Uncheck the box next to "preserve Favorites website data"

Step 3: Check the box next to "Temporary internet files and website files"

Step 4: Click "Delete"

 

Time to get your Ving on!

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