Clear Cache on Microsoft Edge


Instructions to clean cache on the Edge browser

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.

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Step 2

After the menu opens, click on Settings.

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Step 3

Click on Privacy and services.

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Step 4

Scroll down and click on the Choose what to clear button.

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Step 5

In the next 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 Download history is checked. This will clear the history of all files that you have downloaded.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. Alternately, you might want to check Passwords, if you want to clear out all saved passwords by the browser.
  7. Alternately, you might want to check Autofill form data (includes forms and cards), if you want to clear out the data that you have entered on online forms.
  8. Alternately, you might want to check Site permissions. These are websites that you have trusted and allowed permission to track your location.
  9. Alternately, you might want to check Hosted app data, if you want to clear out the app store data.
  10. Once you have checked the appropriate boxes, then click on the Clear now button to execute the clearing of cached data.
Step 5 on how to clear the edge web browser cache

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