Clearing your browser cache can resolve various issues related to loading or formatting websites. It can also help protect your privacy. This article will walk you through the steps to clear your cache in Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, and Safari.

Google Chrome

  1. Open Chrome on your computer.
  2. In the top right corner, click the three dots (menu) and select More tools > Clear browsing data.
  3. In the “Clear browsing data” box, click the dropdown menu next to “Time range” and select the time period for which you want to delete the cache. To delete everything, select All time.
  4. Check the box next to “Cached images and files”. You can uncheck the other boxes if you only want to clear the cache.
  5. Click Clear data.

Microsoft Edge

  1. Open Edge and click the three dots in the top right corner to open the menu.
  2. Navigate to Settings > Privacy, search, and services.
  3. Under the “Clear browsing data” section, click Choose what to clear.
  4. Select a time range at the top. To clear everything, select All time.
  5. Make sure the checkbox for “Cached images and files” is selected. Deselect any other types of data you don’t want to clear.
  6. Click Clear now.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Firefox and click the menu button (three horizontal lines) in the top right corner.
  2. Select Settings and go to the Privacy & Security panel.
  3. In the “Cookies and Site Data” section, click Clear Data.
  4. Make sure “Cached Web Content” is checked, and then click Clear.
  5. To automatically clear the cache when Firefox closes, check the box next to “Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed”.

Safari (for macOS)

  1. Open Safari and select Safari from the menu bar, then Preferences.
  2. Go to the Advanced tab and check the box at the bottom that says “Show Develop menu in menu bar”.
  3. Close the Preferences window. You’ll see a new Develop menu in the menu bar.
  4. From the Develop menu, select Empty Caches.