Clear Your Browser’s Cache & History the Quick and Easy Way
If you use Chrome, Firefox, or Edge you’re in luck. We’re going to show you a quick and easy way to clear your favorite browser’s cache and browsing history. Clearing your browser’s cache and history is something you should do at least once a month. And if you’re having issues with your browser, clearing your browser’s cache is the first thing you should do.
So with that in mind, here’s a quick & easy tip that will save you time when it’s time to clear your browser’s cache and history. Instead of opening the browser’s settings, the following shortcut works on all major browsers (Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Opera, Brave, and others).:
With your browser open use the following keyboard shortcut to open to go directly to the dialog where you can clear your browser’s history and cache.
You’ll be able to choose how far back you want to go and what you want to clear. Once you’ve made your choices you can clear your browser’s cache and history.
Above: Firefox’s “Clear Recent History” dialog. You can choose a time range to clear, from the last hour to everything. Most browsers have similar options.
Above: Firefox “Clear Recent History” dialog where you can choose what you want to delete.
Above: Chrome’s “Clear browsing data” dialog.
Below: Microsoft Edge’s “Clear browsing data” window.
Keep in mind that after you clear your browser’s cache and history you’ll be logged out of all the sites you were logged in to, so the next time you visit those sites you’ll need to log in again.