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Clear browser cache in Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari

Modified on: Wed, Jul 24, 2019 at 10:02 AM

Internet Explorer

In IE, go to Tools and select Delete browsing history.

Tools and Delete browsing history

Be sure only the Temporary Internet files and website files and Cookies and website data options are checked. Do not check any other option.

Delete Browsing History window

Click on Delete.

Restart your browser.


In Firefox, go to Tools and select Options.

Firefox Tools and Options

Select Advanced - Network tab and then click on the Clear Now button.

Firefox Advanced

Click on OK. Restart your browser.

For reference see FireFox's Knowledge Base page.


In Chrome select the Customize button in the top right (the 3 bars icon).

Choose More Tools - Clear browsing data.

Chrome More tools

In the next window check Cookies and other site and plug-in data plus Cached images and files then click Clear browsing data.

Chrome clear browsing data

Close the customize browser window. Restart your browser.

For reference see Chrome's Knowledge Base page.


In Safari select History - Clear History and Website Data.

Safari clear history and website data

In the next window Select Clear History.

Safari clear history

Restart your browser.

For reference see Apple's Knowledge Base page.

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