Clearing Web Browser Cache, Data, Cookies and History

Clearing your web browser “cache” to re-enable a web page or to get rid of bad data is a simple procedure. Each web browser handles this is a different way. Instructions for the common ones are listed below.

Macs

Chrome

Hit the Command, Shift and Delete keys at the same time to bring up the Clear browsing data window.  Time range should be “All time”.  Below that check all the boxes. If you want to preserve any saved passwords click Advanced and you can uncheck the Passwords box.

Safari

Safari Menu, Clear History.  Clear “all history”.

Firefox

Hit the Command, Shift and Delete keys at the same time to bring up the Clear All History window. Change Time range to “Everything”.   Click Clear Now.

PCs

Chrome

Hit the Ctrl, Shift and Delete keys at the same time to bring up the Clear browsing data window.  Time range should be “All time”.  Below that check all the boxes. If you want to preserve any saved passwords click Advanced and you can uncheck the Passwords box.

Internet Explorer

Hit the Ctrl, Shift and Delete keys at the same time to bring up the Delete Browsing History window. Uncheck Preserve Favorites website data at the top.  Below that check all the boxes.  If you want to preserve any saved passwords you can uncheck the Passwords box.  Click delete.

Firefox

Hit the Ctrl, Shift and Delete keys at the same time to bring up the Clear Recent History window. Change Time range to “Everything”.  Check all the options, Click Clear Now.