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Browser - How to Clear Chrome Cache

Last Updated: Jan 12, 2018 01:58PM PST
How to clear Google Chrome cache & cookies
When you use a browser, like Chrome, it saves some information from websites in its cache and cookies. Clearing them fixes certain problems, like loading or formatting issues on sites.

Computer
In Chrome
  1. On your computer, open Chrome.
  2. At the top right, click More .
  3. Click More tools and thenClear browsing data.
  4. At the top, choose a time range. To delete everything, select All time.
  5. Next to "Cookies and other site data" and "Cached images and files," check the boxes.
  6. Click Clear data.
Learn how to change more cookie settings in Chrome. For example, you can delete cookies for a specific site.
In other browsers
If you use Safari, Firefox, or another browser, check its support site for instructions.
What happens after you clear this info
After you clear cache and cookies:
  • Some settings on sites get deleted. For example, if you were signed in, you’ll need to sign in again.
  • Some sites can seem slower because content, like images, needs to load again.
How cache & cookies work
  • Cookies are files created by sites you visit. They make your online experience easier by saving browsing data.
  • The cache remembers parts of pages, like images, to help them open faster during your next visit.
  
Android
In the Chrome app
  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Chrome app Chrome.
  2. At the top right, tap More .
  3. Tap History and thenClear browsing data.
  4. At the top, choose a time range. To delete everything, select All time.
  5. Next to "Cookies and site data" and "Cached images and files," check the boxes.
  6. Tap Clear data.
Learn how to change more cookie settings in Chrome.
In other browser apps
If you use Firefox or another browser, check its support site for instructions.
What happens after you clear this info
After you clear cache and cookies:
  • Some settings on sites get deleted. For example, if you were signed in, you’ll need to sign in again.
  • Some sites can seem slower because content, like images, needs to load again.
  • If you’re signed in to Chrome, you’ll stay signed in to your Google Account elsewhere.
  
iPhone & iPad
In the Chrome app
  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Chrome app Chrome.
  2. At the top right, tap More .
  3. Tap History and thenClear browsing data.
  4. Make sure there’s a check mark next to "Cookies, site data" and "Cached images and files."
  5. Tap Clear browsing data.
Learn how to change more cookie settings in Chrome.
In other browser apps
If you use Safari, Firefox, or another browser, check its support site for instructions.
What happens after you clear this info
After you clear cache and cookies:
  • Some settings on sites get deleted. For example, if you were signed in, you’ll need to sign in again.
  • Some sites can seem slower because content, like images, needs to load again.
How cache & cookies work
  • Cookies are files created by sites you visit. They make your online experience easier by saving browsing data.
  • The cache remembers parts of pages, like images, to help them open faster during your next visit.

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