How do I clear my browser cache?

You will learn how to clear your browser cache for several internet browsers.

If something's not appearing the way that it should, you may need to clear your browser's cache. Please look for the browser you are using below for instructions.

Google Chrome
  1. Click on the menu button to the far right of the address bar.
  2. Hover over the “More Tools” option, and then select “Clear Browsing Data…”.
  3. In the new tab that opens, select “The beginning of time” in the drop-down box, and make sure that the box for “Empty the cache” is selected.
  4. Click “Clear browsing data”.
  5. Restart your browser.
Google menu drop down menu opened to More Tools drop down menu, and pointing to Clear Browsng Data
Mozilla Firefox
  1. Click on the menu icon in the top-right corner of your browser (looks like a gear icon).
  2. Select “Options” or “Preferences”.
  3. Click on “Privacy” from the list on the left.
  4. Click the link that says “clear your recent history”.  A pop-up window will appear.
  5. From “Time range to clear”, select “Everything”.
  6. Un-check all boxes except “Cache”.
  7. Click “Clear Now”.
  8. Restart your browser.
Firefox menu open in the browser, pointing to the Options button which opens the Privacy window. Under History clear your recent history link is highlighted.
Internet Explorer
  1. Click on the gear icon on the far right.
  2. Select “Safety”, and then “Delete browsing history…”
  3. Un-check “Preserve Favorites website data”.
  4. Select “Temporary Internet Files” and “Cookies”.
  5. Click “Delete”.
  6. A confirmation will appear at the bottom of the screen.
  7. Restart your browser.
In Internet Explorer's browser dropdown menu, Saftey is highlighted which opens another drop down menu where Delete Browsing History is highlighted.
Safari image highlighting the Clear History window.
  1. Go to the “Safari” menu.
  2. Select "Clear History"
  3. Clear History window will pop up, select the time frame you want to delete.
  4. Select Clear History.
Microsoft Edge
  1. Click on the menu button tot he far right of the address bar (looks like 3 lines).
  2. Click “Clear all history”.
  3. Select “Cookies and saved website data” and “Cached data and files”.
  4. Click “Clear”.
  5. Restart your browser.
Microsoft Edge Clear All History link highligted to the right of the History screen.