Clear Cache on Google Chrome


Instructions to clean cache on Chrome

Follow the below steps to clear your web browser cache. Additionally, you can try doing a hard refresh on your web browser by pressing Ctrl F5 (PC) or Cmd + Shift key + R (Mac) to reload the page. In most cases, this will resolve your issue.

Step 1

Click on the 3 dots on the top right corner of the web browser.

Chrome Step 1 on cleaning cache

Step 2

After the menu opens, hover your mouse over the History sub-menu that pops up.

Step 2 on cleaning browser cache

Step 3

When you hover your mouse over the History sub-menu, click on History that pops up.

NOTE: Alternately, you can also press Ctrl + H on a PC or Command Y on a Mac.

Step 3 on refreshing the Chrome cache

Step 4

After clicking History in the previous step, a new tab will open. Once this new tab opens, click on Clear browsing data link that is on the left side.

Step 4 on clearing cache for google chrome

Step 5

In this step, you should see a pop-up of Clear browsing data.

  1. For the Time range, you want to select how far back in time that you want to clear or clean. You should select All time, unless you are only clearing recent history.
  2. You will want to ensure that Browsing history is checked. This will clear all websites that you have visited.
  3. You will want to ensure that Cookies and other site data is checked. This will clear all cookies and other files were downloaded from websites that you have visited.
  4. You will want to ensure that Cached images and files is checked. This will clear all html files, CSS files, and images that were downloaded from websites that you have visited.
  5. Once everything has been checked and you have selected the appropriate time range, then click on the Clear data button to execute the clearing of cached data.
Step 5 on how to clear the web browser cache

At this point, your web browser cache has been cleared.