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How to Clear your Browser's Cache and Cookies

Whenever you visit a Website your Web Browser will store a small amount of information from the site in order to retrieve the page quicker on subsequent visits.

Over time, this info can build up and cause some unexpected behavior. Clearing out the cache will remove this information and allow for Websites to store a more current layer of info.

The steps to clear your cache and cookies will vary depending on which browser you're using.

 

Google Chrome (Recommended)

First, click on the options button on the top right corner of the page. It's represented by an icon with 3 horizontal lines.

 

Next, select History from the options Menu.

 

This will open up the History Tab. Next, click on Clear Browsing Data.

 

Next, Set the top field in the dialogue box to:

- Obliterate the following items from: the beginning of time

Then make sure to check off the boxes for:

- Cookies and other site and plug-in data

- Cached images and files

Finally, click the Clear Browsing Data button at the bottom of the window.

 

 

Firefox

First, click on the options button on the top right corner of the page. It's represented by an icon with 3 horizontal lines.

 

 

Next, click on the History icon form the options Menu

 

Next, select Clear Recent History from the Drop-Down Menu

 

Next, Set the top field in the dialogue box to:

- Time range to clear: Everything

Then make sure to check off the boxes for:

- Cookies

- Cache

Finally, click the Clear Now button at the bottom of the window.

 

 

Safari

First, click on the Safari menu next to the Apple icon on the upper taskbar.

 

 

Next, select Reset Safari from the Drop-Down Menu

 

Finally, you only need to check off the box for Remove All Website Data and then click Reset.

 

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