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How to Clear the Cache and Cookies in Your Web Browser

Clearing the cache and cookies in your web browser is essential for maintaining optimal performance and troubleshooting for internet browsing. This guide will walk you through the step-by-step process of clearing cache and cookies in your internet browser. We will be covering the three most popular browsers in this guide, including Google Chrome (Windows & iOS), Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Edge.

Google Chrome For Windows

Step 1: Open Google Chrome on your device and navigate to the three vertical dots in the top-right corner to open the menu.

Step 2: Select "Settings" from the menu.

Step 3: Navigate to the "Privacy & Security" section, and tap on "Clear browsing data”.

Step 4: Choose the time range or select "All time" to clear all data.

Step 5: Check the boxes next to "Cookies and site data" and "Cached images and files".

Step 6: Tap "Clear data" to confirm.

Google Chrome For iOS

Step 1: Launch the Chrome browser on your device and tap on the menu toolbar present on the bottom-right corner.

Step 2: Select the "Browsing" option from the menu and move to "Privacy" and then "Clear Browsing Data".

Step 3: Choose the time range or you can simply select "All time” (if you want to erase complete data)

Step 4: Check the boxes next to "Cookies, Site Data" and "Cached Images and Files” and tap "Clear Browsing Data" to confirm.

Mozilla Firefox

Step 1: In your Firefox browser, tap on the three horizontal lines in the top-right corner to open the menu.

Step 2: Navigate to the “Preference/settings” section.

Step 3: Under “Cookies and Site Data”, click “Clear Data”.

Step 5: Now choose the data you want to clear, like history, login and passwords, cookies, and tap on “Clear”.

Microsoft Edge

Step 1: Open Edge and navigate to the menu ( three dots) available on the top right-hand side.

Step 2: Click on “Settings” and now choose “Privacy, search, and services”.

Step 3: Now select “ what to clear” under the “Clear browsing data section”.

Step 4: Next, select the time range from the list “time range”.

Step 5: Click on Select “Cookies and other site data”.

Step 6: Select “Clear now”.

Updated on: 18/01/2024

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