Clear web browser cache: Chrome, Firefox, Safari

Clear web browser cache: Chrome, Firefox, Safari

To avoid the saturation of your web browser's cache, you should clean it on a regular basis. The procedures for the most popular web-browsers are depicted below:

Google Chrome

If your browser is Chrome / Windows:

  • Click Tools menu and select Options.
  • Select Under the Hood tab / Clear browsing data.
  • Select Clear browsing history.
  • In the Clear data from this period menu, choose the amount of data to delete.
  • Click Clear browsing data.

If your browser is Chrome / Mac :

  • Select Chrome > Clear Browsing Data.
  • Check the Clear browsing history checkbox.
  • In the Clear data from this period, choose the amount of data to delete.
  • Click Clear Browsing data.

An alternate method:

  • Go to this URL chrome://settings/clearBrowserData > Clear browsing data.

Mozilla SeaMonkey

Mozilla SeaMonkey:

  • Go to the Edit menu > Preferences > Advanced >Cache.
  • Click on the Empty Cache button and validate.

Mozilla Firefox

Mozilla Firefox:

  • Go to: Tools > Clear Recent History.
  • Select the items you want to delete and validate.

Internet Explorer

  • Go to Tools > Internet Options > General tab.
  • Click on the Delete button (Browsing history section).
  • Select the items you want to delete and validate.

Opera

  • Click on the Opera button.
  • Go to Settings > Privacy & security.
  • Click on the Clear Browsing data button.
  • Check Empty the cache and select the time period for which you want to clear your data.

Safari

  • First you will need to display the Develop menu:
    • Click on the Safari button > Preferences > Advanced tab.
    • Check Show Develop menu in menu bar.
  • Click on the Develop menu > Empty cache.

Using CCleaner

  • CCleaner allows you to empty the cache of your various web browsers (IE, Opera, Firefox ...) via a single interface.
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