Clear your cache

Posted July 4, 2018 to Web.

Tags: Web, Chrome, Safari, Cache, data

Clearing cache is a great maintenance tool. While it is recommended that you clear your browsing history every now and then for a number of reasons today we are focusing on 'Cache'. Cache is a collection of temporary files such as app data which will allow the computer to recall data based on past browsing history. While most times this is a good thing when you want to see a new or updated web page you want to pull the most recent version, not the version your computer remembered. To ensure you only clear out the old useless temporary files we recommend you use the steps outlined below.  

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Safari: 

iOS: 

Open your Settings app. 

Tap Safari. 

Tap Clear History and Website Data and confirm. 

Exit/quit all browser windows and re-open the browser. 

Chrome: 

IOS: 

Tap Chrome menu > Settings. 

Tap Privacy. 

Tap Clear Browsing Data. 

Choose Cache 

Tap Clear Browsing Data. 

Exit/quit all browser windows and re-open the browser. 

Android: 

Tap Chrome menu > Settings. 

Tap (Advanced) Privacy. 

From the "Time Range" drop-down menu, select All Time. 

Check Cached Images and Files. 

Tap Clear data. 

Exit/quit all browser windows and re-open the browser. 

PC: 

In the browser bar, enter: chrome://settings/clearBrowserData 

At the top of the "Clear browsing data" window, click Advanced. 

Select the following: Cached images and files 

From the "Time range" drop-down menu, you can choose the period of time for which you want to clear cached information. To clear your entire cache, select All time. 

Click CLEAR DATA. 

Exit/quit all browser windows and re-open the browser. 

 

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