How to clear your browser cache

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Sometimes, if you’ve got a problem with your Google+ page, you might be told in the support forum to “clear your cache”.

This is essentially the software equivalent of “turn your machine off and back on” and although there are a couple of steps to follow it is a very easy process ultimately.

On Chrome

  1. Click the Chrome menu (the three horizontal lines) on the browser toolbar.
  2. Select More Tools.
  3. Select Clear Browsing Data.
  4. Select the checkboxes for the types of information that you want to remove. To just remove the cache, leave the default box checked.
  5. Use the menu at the top to select the amount of data that you want to delete. Select beginning of time to delete everything.
  6. Click Clear browsing data.
  7. Close the screen.

How to clear your Chrome browser cache

 

On Safari

  1. From the Safari menu click on Reset Safari.
  2. Make sure ‘Clear History’ and ‘Remove All Website Data’ are checked. Then click on Reset.

Reset Safari
How to clear your Safari browser cache

On Firefox

  1. Click the Firefox menu (the three horizontal lines) on the browser toolbar.
  2. Select Preferences.
  3. Select Advanced.
  4. Select Network.
  5. Click on Clear Now next to Cached Web Content.
  6. Close the screen.

How to clear your Firefox browser cache

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