How to Clear Cache and Cookies in All Major Web Browsers

Clearing cache and cookies can solve many browsing problems by refreshing your browser's data. It can improve loading times, fix site errors, and ensure that you're seeing the most up-to-date version of a website. Here's how to clear cache and cookies in the major web browsers:

Google Chrome

  1. Open Chrome and click the three dots in the upper right corner to open the menu.
  2. Go to More tools > Clear browsing data.
  3. Choose a time range. To delete everything, select All time.
  4. Check the boxes next to "Cookies and other site data" and "Cached images and files".
  5. Click Clear data.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Firefox and click the menu button (three horizontal lines) in the top right corner.
  2. Select Settings > Privacy & Security.
  3. Scroll to the Cookies and Site Data section and click Clear Data.
  4. Select "Cookies and Site Data" and "Cached Web Content".
  5. Click Clear.

Safari (macOS)

  1. Open Safari and go to Safari > Settings in the menu bar.
  2. Click the Privacy tab, then click Manage Website Data.
  3. Click Remove All to delete all cookies and cache.
  4. Confirm by clicking Remove Now.

Microsoft Edge

  1. Open Edge and click the three dots in the top right corner to open the menu.
  2. Go to Settings > Privacy, search, and services.
  3. Under Clear browsing data, click Choose what to clear.
  4. Select "Cookies and other site data" and "Cached images and files".
  5. Click Clear now.



The instructions provided above are based on the most recent versions of the browsers at the time of writing. Browser interfaces and settings options may change over time, so if you find that these steps do not match your current browser version, please refer to the help section or official support documentation of the respective browser for the most up-to-date instructions.

Note: Clearing your cache and cookies will log you out of most websites and you will need to login again to the site. Closing and reopening your browser is also recommended after clearing cache and cookies.