How to Clear Cache and Cookies in Safari

Issue/Question

  • I want clear the cache and cookies from Safari

Environment

  • Windows
  • MacOS
  • Safari Browser

Additional Details

 Note: Apple no longer offers Safari updates for Windows. Safari 5.1.7 for Windows was the last version made for Windows, and it is now outdated.

Resolution

Method 1: Clear Safari cache with a keyboard shortcut

The first, and quickest way to clear your cache is by using a keyboard shortcut: simply press [OPTION] + [COMMAND] + [E].

Method 2: Clear Safari cache manually

  • While Safari is running, select the first option, Safari, from the top left of your menu bar.
  • Select Preferences… or use the keyboard shortcut [CMD] + [,]
  • A pop-up window will open. Select the Advanced tab.
  • Click the checkbox at the bottom of this tab that reads Show Develop menu in the menu bar. A new item will now appear in the menu bar called Develop.

 

  • Whenever you want to clear your cache, click on Develop and select Empty Caches.
  • Reload the page you’re on, and you’ll be good to go.

Details

Article ID: 41981
Created
Fri 11/3/17 11:24 AM
Modified
Tue 6/7/22 12:42 PM

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