The step by step guide to clear the cache on your web browser
Clearing the browser cache is one of the simplest ways to restore space to your computer or phone — or to fix an issue that may have been created by a temporary file messing up the works. However, unless you’ve been prompted to delete your cache in the past, you may be ignorant of this otherwise undetectable option. This underrated feature will enhance not only your browsing experience but doing this on a weekly or monthly basis will ensure that you experience butter-smooth multi-tasking on your browser and in this guide, we are going to give you the step-by-step guide to clear the cache on your web browser.
We will be handling the three most used browsers in Google Chrome, Safari, and Edge, so if you use any of these, follow along.
Table of Contents
Step 1. Open the Chrome browser on your computer.
Step 2. Click on the three-dot button found in the top right-hand corner of the browser window.
Step 3. From the drop-down menu, click on the ‘Settings’ option.
Step 4. On the left-hand side pane, click on the ‘Privacy and Security’ option.
Step 5. Under the privacy and security tab, click on the ‘clear browsing data’ option.
Step 6. Tick on the ‘cached images and files’ option and then click on the clear data button.
The cache on your Chrome browser will now be cleared. There are other things such as browser history that you can also clear using the same steps.
Step 1. Open the Microsoft Edge browser on your computer.