Clearing Your Browser's Cache


Knowing how to clear your browsers' cache comes in handy if you start seeing problems in how webpages are displayed in your browser.  Follow the directions below based on the browser you're using.

 

Google Chrome

 

1. Click the Google Chrome Menu and hover overTools.
 
2. Select Clear browsing data.
 
3. A new tab will open. Make sure Empty the cache is checked and the beginning of time is selected from the drop-down menu.
 
4. Click Clear browsing data.

 

To view these instructions directly from Google and view their tutorial video, click here.

 

 

Firefox

 

 

In Firefox for PCs:

 

1. Cose all open browser windows.

 

2. Click the Tools menu at the top of your browser and select Clear Private Data...

 

3. Select the Cache checkbox.

 

4. Click Clear Private Data Now.

 

 

In Firefox for Macs:

 

1. Close all open browser windows.

 

2. Click the Firefox menu at the top of your browser and select Preferences...

 

3. Select the Privacy tab.

 

4. Click Clear Now... at the bottom of the dialogue box.

 

5. Check the boxes next to Cache in the new dialogue box.

 

6. Click Clear Private Data Now.

 

To view these instructions directly from Mozilla, click here.

 

 

Internet Explorer

 

 
In Internet Explorer 6.x:
 

1. Close all open browser windows.

 

2. Click the Tools menu at the top of your browser, and select Internet Options.

 

3. Click the General tab at the top of the dialogue box.

 

4. Click Delete Files under Temporary Internet files.

 

5. Select Delete all offline content by checking the box.

 

6. Click OK.

 

 

In Internet Explorer 7:
 

1. Log out of Gmail and close all other open browser windows.

 

2. Click Tools > Internet Options.

 

3. Select the General tab.

 

4. Click Delete under Browsing History.

 

5. Under Temporary Internet Files, click Delete Files.

 

6. Click Delete Cookies.

 

7. Click OK.

 

To view these instructions directly from Microsoft, click here.

 

 

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