How do I Clear the Cache and Cookies from my Browser?

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All faculty, staff and students have the ability to clear the cache and cookies.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Click "Tools" (Gear Icon in the top right side of the screen).
     
  2. Select "Safety."
     
  3. Choose "Delete Browsing History."

    Tools menu expanded

     
  4. Un-check "Preserve Favorites website data."
     
  5. Check both "Temporary Internet Files" and "Cookies."
     
  6. Click "Delete."

    Delete browsing history window

     

Mozilla Firefox:
 

  1. Click the "Menu" icon (looks like three horizontal bars) in the upper-right hand corner. Then click on "Library."

    Firefox Menu

     
  2. From the new menu, click on "History" and click "Clear Recent History."

    Firefox History

     
  3. A new window will appear, asking "Time range to clear," select the appropriate time frame. Also, click on the arrow that says "Details" and make sure the first five options are checked.

    Clear Recent History

     
  4. Click "Clear Now."



    Safari:
     

  1. Open Safari and click "Safari" in the upper left corner.
     
  2. Click "Preferences."

    safari preferences

     
  3. Click the "Privacy" tab.

    Screenshot of the privacy tab
     
  4. Choose "Manage Website Data..."

    privacy tab safari preferences

     
  5. Click "Remove All" at the bottom left of the new window.

    Remove all screenshot


    Google Chrome:

  1. Select the "Menu" icon.

    menu button chrome

     
  2. Click "Settings."
     
  3. Scroll to the bottom and click "Advanced."

    google chrome settings advanced

     
  4. Click "Clear browsing data."

    clear browsing data google chrome settings

     
  5. Confirm your settings appear the same as the following image, then click "Clear Data."

    clear browsing data screenshot

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Article ID: 13980
Created
Mon 6/20/16 7:38 PM
Modified
Fri 9/24/21 9:20 AM