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How to delete cache on Mac (Chrome/Safari/Firefox)

How to delete cache on Mac (Chrome/Safari/Firefox)

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Cookies are stored by your browser and are used by e-commerce sites to remember the items you have added to your shopping cart, create a more personalized experience, and are also used for authentication.

However, you should clear this stored information from your browser periodically as it may cause loading problems.

How to clear cache on Mac

The steps to clear cookies on your Mac vary slightly depending on the browser you use. Below are instructions for Safari, Google Chrome, and Firefox.

How to clear cache in Safari

To clear the cache in Safari on Mac, follow these steps:

  1. Open History at the top of the menu bar.
  2. Select “Clear History…” from the drop-down menu.
  3. In the pop-up menu, select the period you want to clear (last hour, today, today and yesterday, or the entire date).
  4. Click “Clear History”.

This will delete your browsing history, cache and cookies for the specified period. Note that Safari does not have an option to selectively delete.

How to clear cache in Google Chrome

Here are the steps to clear cache in Google Chrome on Mac:

  1. Open Settings in Chrome and select “Privacy & Security.”
  2. Select “Delete browsing history data.”
  3. Clear period(All data from the last hour) andWhat to delete(Browsing history, cookies and/or cached images and files).
  4. Then click “Delete data”.

How to clear the cache in Firefox

Here are the steps to clear cache in Firefox on Mac:

Precautions before deleting cookies

Clearing your browser's cache and cookies may require you to sign in to certain sites again. Pages may load slowly at first as previously saved data is reloaded.