The following information explains how to clear your browser cache on the most recent versions of the most common browsers. Please visit the support page for each browser to find out more and view information relating to specific versions of each browser.
Google Chrome (v61)
- On your computer, open Chrome.
- On your browser toolbar, click More More and then More Tools and then Clear Browsing Data.
- In the “Clear browsing data” box, click the checkboxes for Cookies and other site data and Cached images and files.
- Use the menu at the top to select the amount of data that you want to delete. Choose beginning of time to delete everything. Note: This option does not appear on all devices.
- Click Clear browsing data.
Additional Info: Visit Google Support Page
Quick Chrome TIP
You can also clear the cache for a specific page which can be especially useful when attempting to view recent updates to a web page.
- Right click anywhere on the webpage you are viewing.
- Select inspect – A panel will now open, typically in the bottom of your browser window. This might looks scary, but you can ignore it. You just need to have this open to complete the following steps.
- Now move your cursor over the page refresh icon in the top of your browser and right click on it.
- You should see a number of new options that won’t have been available prior to completing the steps above. These should include normal reload, hard reload and empty cache and reload page.
Mozilla Firefox (v57)
- Click the menu button (burger icon) and choose Options.
- Select the Advanced panel.
- Click on the Network tab.
- In the Cached Web Content section, click Clear Now.
Additional Info: Visit Firefox Support Page
Internet Explorer (v11)
- In Internet Explorer, select the Tools button, point to Safety, and then select Delete browsing history.
- Choose the types of data or files you want to remove from your PC, and then select Delete.
Additional Info: Visit Microsoft Support Page
Microsoft Edge (Build:15063)
- To view your browsing history, select Hub > History .
- Select Clear all history.
- Choose the types of data you want to remove from your PC, then select Clear.
- If you use Cortana and want to clear browsing history that’s stored in the cloud, select Change what Microsoft Edge knows about me in the cloud, then select Clear browsing history.
Additional Info: Visit Microsoft Edge Support Page
You can block cookies from being stored on your computer. However, it’s important to note that doing so might prevent some pages from displaying correctly, or you might get a message from a site letting you know that you need to allow cookies to view that site.