Some website data (like images) are cached when you access a website from your web browser so that you don't have to retrieve it again upon additional page views. Sometimes, though, you want to see changes made to a site (like DNS changes, or modifying images/text), which means you need to clear the browser's cache.
- All examples below, with the exception of Internet Explorer, were made using MacOS High Sierra.
- 1. Go to the top left-hand side of the tab, click the 3 dots, then click "Settings".
- 2. Scroll to the bottom of the page, and click "Advanced".
- 3. Scroll down to the end of the "Privacy and security" section, and select "Clear browsing data".
- 4. Select the items you want to clear, and select "Clear".
- 1. Go to the top-left of the screen, click Opera, then click "Clear Browsing Data".
- 2. Select the checkboxes next to data you want to clear, and click "Clear Browsing Data".
- 1. In the top-lefthand corner of the screen, click "Safari", then "Clear History".
- 2. When prompted, and after determining how far back you would like to clear, click "Clear History".
- 1. In the top-righthand corner of the Browser window, click the 3 horizontal lines -> Preferences.
- 2. Click Privacy & Security.
- 3. Then click "Clear History".
- 4. Select the specific data you'd like to clear and how far back you'd like to go, then click "Clear Now".
- 1. Click the gear on the top-righthand side of the screen -> Internet Options.
- 2. Find the Browsing History section, and select "Delete".
- 3. Select what you'd like to delete, and click "Delete".