How to clear Chrome cache

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  • How to clear Android Chrome cache
  • How to clear Chrome iPhone and iPad cache
  • How to clear Chrome PC cache

    If you are interested in understanding how to clear chrome cache on pc, on Windows and macOS (as well as on Linux), the steps you need to follow are the ones you find below. Do not worry, it is an extremely simple operation to perform, even by those who, a bit like you, do not consider themselves a great expert in computer science and new technologies.



    How to clear Chrome cache manually

    To clear the Chrome cache on your computer, all it takes is a handful of clicks. All you have to do is start the browser, click on the button with i three dots vertically located at the top right and select the item from the menu that appears Other tools and then that Clear browsing data.

    In the tab that opens, put the check mark only on the box next to the item Cached images and files (if you also want to delete the history, the data entered in the forms or other information present in the browser memory, you must also check the other boxes), then choose the option all give menu to tendin Time lapse which is at the top and press the button Clear data, in order to complete the operation.

    If you don't want to clear all the cache, just the most recently stored data, expand the drop-down menu Time lapse and select, based on your preferences and needs, one of the other available options: Last hour, Last day, Last settimana or Last 4 weeks.



    If you encounter display problems on a single site, you can also decide to clear only the cache of the latter without touching that of the other sites. It's that easy. All you have to do, in this second case, is to visit the site in question, click on the button with i three dots vertically located at the top right of the browser window and select the item Other tools and then that Developer tools give the menu to compare.

    Then, hold down the left mouse button on the icon reload page (Quella with the circular arrow) located on the left side of the Chrome toolbar, at the top. After doing this, within a few seconds you will see a small menu appear: select, therefore, the item Clear the cache and reload manually from the latter and Chrome will reload the site by automatically clearing the cache.

    How to clear Chrome cache from keyboard

    If you prefer the use of keyboard shortcuts, I inform you that you can also clear the cache of Chrome in this way. To do this, open the browser, click anywhere "empty" in the window and, on your computer keyboard, press the keys at the same time Ctrl+Shift+Canc (if you are using Windows) or cmd+shift+canc (your macOS).

    After carrying out the above operations, a new tab will open in the browser window with the settings to clear the browsing data. Make sure, therefore, that in the displayed box there is a check mark only on the box next to the item Cached images and files (otherwise you do it yourself), then indicate the reference time interval from the drop-down menu Time lapse and press pulsating Clear data.


    You can also use keyboard shortcuts to clear the cache of a single site. To do this, go to the reference website and, on your computer keyboard, press the keys at the same time Ctrl + Shift + J (if you are using Windows) or cmd + option + i (If you are using MacOS).


    Once the steps in question have been computed, the browser developer tools will open and you can then proceed by making a long press with the left mouse button on the icon reload page (Quella with the circular arrow) located at the top left of the Chrome window and selecting the option Clear the cache and reload manually give the menu that comes mostrato.

    How to clear Chrome cache automatically

    Would you like to clear the Chrome cache automatically every time you close the browser? Unfortunately, this is not feasible using the default functions of the browser, but you can still do it by using the extension Click & Clean, which allows you to perform the operation in question but also to delete the history, cookies, plug-in data and all information that in some way may represent a risk for the user's privacy.

    To install Click & Clean on your computer, connected to the Chrome Web Store page that hosts the extension, click on the button Add, by your complaint Add extension And that's it.

    Afterwards, a short procedure will start for the initial configuration of the add-on: complete it by clicking on the button Skip, to refuse the installation of a small app that serves to test the degree of privacy of the browser (which is not harmful, but is useless for what you have to do) and closing the browser tab.


    At this point, click onClick & Clean icon that appeared on the Chrome toolbar, at the top right, and select the item options from the box that appears. In the window that opens, leave the check mark only on the box next to the options Clear your cache (if you want to delete other data as well, you can leave the check mark on the other boxes or in any case add it next to the options that interest you), which you find in the section Chrome, And Delete personal data when Chrome closes, which you find in the section Extras.


    Now, indicate the reference period for clearing the cache by making your choice from the drop-down menu Delete the following items from at the top of the window (the option is selected by default all), then click on the button Save settings, to save the changes made.

    From now on, every time you close Chrome and restart it, the browser cache will be cleared automatically. Technically, clearing the cache is scheduled for the next browser launch. This means that it is done at the next launch of the browser, not really when it is closed.

    How to clear Android Chrome cache

    You wish to discover how to clear chrome cache on android? I'll explain immediately how to do it, it's child's play. First, grab your smartphone or tablet, unlock it, access the home screen and drawer and select thechrome icon.

    Now that you see the main browser screen, tap the button with the i three dots vertically che si trova in alto a destra e seleciona la voce Settings from the menu that appears. In the new screen that appears, then tap on the item Privacy that you find in the section Advanced.

    Next, tap on the wording Clear browsing data and leave the check mark only on the box next to the item Cached images and files (if you want to remove other browsing data, leave the other options that interest you selected or in any case select the reference options).

    Finally, define the time interval for deleting data from the drop-down menu Time lapse located at the top (the default is Tutto), then press the button Clear data at the bottom right. Easier than that?

    How to clear Chrome iPhone and iPad cache

    Be, invent, you interest capire how to clear Chrome cache on iPhone and iPad, I inform you that you must first grab your device, unlock it, access the home screen and select thebrowser icon.

    Once the Chrome screen is displayed, tap the button (...) che si trova in basso a destra e seleciona la voce Settings give the menu check if you press. Nella schermata seguente, selects the dicitura Privacywhy are you cheating? Clear browsing data and then leave the check mark only on the option Cached images and files (if you also want to remove other browsing data, leave the check mark on the items of your interest or in any case put it on the reference options).

    Finally, define the time interval for removing the cache, via the menu Time lapse located at the top (the default is From the beginning), then select the wording Clear browsing data located at the bottom of the screen twice in a row and it's done.

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