How to clear cache in your browser and for what you need to do it time to time

Clearing your web browser’s cache, cookies, and history may remove data such as saved passwords, address bar predictions, shopping cart contents, etc.

But you should clear your web browser’s cache, cookies, and history periodically in order to prevent or resolve performance problems, you may wish to record some of your saved information first.

To clear the cache means that you boost your browser and in case it’s Chrome you boost all the Operating System, you remove some info that browser always wants you to show, that browser always cares about.

How to do it in:

Chrome Desktop version

To clear cache you need to enter in the browser bar, in the searching line:


Then in the window “Clear browsing data” you can choose the period of deleting, I can suggest deleting All time.

Clear cache last hour

Also, you can customize that Chrome won’t delete your Passwords or Autofill form data, but other items like Browsing history, Download history, Cached images, Cookies and other site data are needed to be removed.

Clear cache all time

Then click “Clear data” and re-open your Chrome browser.

Chrome Android version

Clear cache chrome android

  • Tap “Chrome menu” choose “Settings” tab.
  • Go to “(Advanced) Privacy”.
  • Scroll down and tap “Clear browsing data”.
  • From the “Time Range” drop-down menu, select All Time.
  • Check items Cookies and Site data and Cached Images and Files and don’t forget to tick them.
  • Tap “Clear data”.
  • Quit all browser windows and re-open the browser.

Safari Desktop version

  • From the Safari menu, select “Clear History…” or “Clear History and Website Data…”
  • Select the desired time range, and then click “Clear History”.
  • Go to Safari menu drop-down then choose “Quit Safari” or press the keys combination “Command+Q” to exit the browser completely.

Safari iPhone version

  • Open your Settings app.
  • Tap Safari.
  • Tap “Clear History and Website Data” and confirm.
  • Quit all browser windows and re-open the browser.

Opera Desktop version

Clear cache opera

  • From the Opera menu, select “Settings”, then “Privacy & Security”, and then “Clear browsing data…”
  • In the dialog box that opens, from the “Obliterate the following items from a drop-down menu, select “The beginning of time”.
  • Select the following:
    • Browsing history
    • Download history
    • Cookies and other site data
    • Cached images and files
  • Click “Clear browsing data”.
  • Quit all browser windows and re-open the browser.

Firefox Desktop version

  • From the History tab in the main menu, select “Clear Recent History”. If the menu bar is hidden, press Alt to make it visible.
  • From the Time range to clear: drop-down menu, select the desired range; to clear your entire cache, select Everything.
  • Next to “Details”, click the down arrow to choose which elements of the history to clear; to clear your entire cache, select all items.
  • Click Clear Now.
  • Quit all browser windows and re-open the browser.