How to Clear Your Cache

How to Clear Your Cache on All Major Browsers and the Limble Mobile App

Cynthia Blanco avatar
Written by Cynthia Blanco
Updated over a week ago

Overview

A browser cache temporarily stores your most recent web pages. This helps reduce lag as you bounce between web pages.

Clearing your browser cache will prevent you from using old web pages. At times, you may need to clear your Cache to help Limble function better.

(Note: You can also go online to find these same instructions.)

Table of contents

Google Chrome

If you are using Chrome for Windows, click "Ctrl + H." This will pull up your Chrome history. Under your Chrome history, click "Clear Browsing data."

In the pop-up window, click the drop-down menu for "Time range" and select "Last 7 days." Then. click "Clear data."

Mozilla Firefox

Select the menu button which looks like three horizontal lines in the top right corner of the Firefox window.

In the menu which just appeared, find the library menu item and click it.

The interface now shows the contents of the library menu; select "History."

You'll now see the contents of Firefox's browsing history, showing all the sites that you've visited since the last time you cleared your cache. Select “Clear Recent History....” at the top of the history menu.

For all the various types of history and cache data you want to clear, simply make sure the corresponding checkbox has a tick in it - toggle the tick marks by clicking on them or the label.

Once you've selected what you'd like to clear from your internet history, click the Clear Now button.

Apple Safari

Select the "Safari" menu at the top left of your screen.

Now select “Clear History…”

When you click clear history your cookies, browser cache and browser history will be deleted for the specified time range. Once you have decided how much you want to delete, click the Clear History button.

Microsoft Edge

In the top right-hand corner of your Edge browser's window, you will see a small button with 3 dots in it. This is the "Settings and more" button.

Select “Settings” at the bottom of the pop-up menu.

In the large menu which just appeared, there will be a section called clear browsing data. Click on the button labeled “Choose what to clear.”

You will be presented with a large list of checkboxes for various things that can be deleted from Edge. Uncheck anything you don't want to delete.

Once you have made your selections, click the “Clear" button.

The Mobile App

Android and iOS devices clear the cache every 24 hours, but if you need to clear the cache immediately on an iPhone you can do so by going to your Settings and select your Safari App and then click and confirm "Clear History and Website Data"

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