Sunday, June 23, 2013

How to clear cache, cookies, browsing history

There may be times when you have made changes but don't see the changes when you view it with a browser. This may be because you are viewing a cached copies. What you need to do is to clear the cache memory.

This is how you can clear your cache memory for the following browsers:

Internet Explorer 7

Click "Tools" tab at the menu bar
Select "Internet Options"
Click on the "General" tab
Under "Browsing history", click on the "Delete" button
Click on "Delete files"
Click on "Delete cookies"
Click "Close" and "OK" to exit

Internet Explorer 8

Click "Tools" tab at the menu bar
Select "Internet Options"
Click on the "General" tab
Under "Browsing history", click on the "Delete" button
Uncheck "Preserve Favorites website data"
Ensure that both "Temporary Internet Files" and "Cookies" are checked
Click on the "Delete" button
Click "OK" to exit

Google Chrome 18+

Click on the tool icon on the top right hand corner
Select "History"
Click "Clear all browsing data"
Ensure that both "Empty the cache" and "Delete cookies and other site and plug-in data" are checked
Click on the "Clear browsing data" button

Mozilla Firefox 11+

Click "Tools" tab at the menu bar
Select "Options"
Click on the "Privacy" tab
Under "History", click on the "clear your recent history" hyperlink
Ensure that both "Cookies" and "Cache" are checked
Click on the "Clear Now" button

Safari 5+

Click on "Safari"
Select "Empty Cache"
Click "Empty"

Click on "Safari"
Select "Preferences"
Select "Privacy" tab
Click "Remove All Website Data"
Click "Remove Now"

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