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How to Clear Cache in Google Chrome [1-Minute Guide]

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Any browser including Google Chrome has a built-in option to save your browsing activity as cache. So, whenever you try loading the same web page, Chrome will fetch details from the cache to you. Sometime, you may find your internet is slowing down or you may find performance issues on your device. It is when you need to clear cache on Chrome. Doing this will instantly optimize speed and performance. This is discussed in detail here and at the end, you will get a clear view of clearing cache on Chrome.

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Guidelines to Clear Cache on Chrome

As Google Chrome is available on multiple platforms, the procedure of clearing cache slightly differs on each device.

On your Computer,

(1) Launch the Chrome browser on your desktop or laptop.

(2) Hover to the top-right corner and click on More (three vertical dots).

(3) Select More Tools option and press Clear browsing data.

Click on Clear browsing data
Click on Clear browsing data

(4) On the pop-up shown on Chrome Settings page, select the checkbox Cookies and other site data and Cached images and files options.

Tap on Clear Data
Tap on Clear Data

Note: Press Ctrl, Shift, and Del keys altogether to reach Chrome Settings directly.

(5) Just press the Clear Data button at last to clear cache Chrome.

Tip: You can even clear Chrome cache for specific time alone by selecting the time range. By default, it is set to All time.

Select Clear Cache Time Range
Select Clear Cache Time Range

On Android,

(1) Go to the app drawer on Android and open Chrome app.

(2) Click on More or three vertical dots from the top-right.

(3) Select History option to continue further.

Choose History
Choose History

(4) Now, choose Clear browsing data.

Click Clear browsing data link
Click Clear browsing data link

(4) Choose a time range or clear cache or go with All time by default.

Set a Time Range: Clear Cache Chrome
Set a Time Range

(5) Check the boxes near Cookies and site data and Cached images and files.

(6) Click on Clear data button to clear the entire cache of your Chrome on Android.

Select Clear Data
Select Clear Data

On iOS,

(1) Open and launch Chrome browser on the iPhone/iPad.

(2) Click the three horizontal dots or More.

(3) Tap on History and then select Clear browsing data option.

(4) Check-in Cookies, Site Data and Cached Images and Files.

(5) Lastly, press the Clear browsing data.

Hit Clear browsing data: Clear Cache Chrome
Hit Clear browsing data

There are also Chrome extensions to do this task. This is a shortcut to clear cache and you may give it a try.

It is that simple to Clear Cache on Chrome browser from any device.

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