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How to Clear Firefox Cache On Mobile & Desktop

Are you wondering why your Firefox browser is loading slowly on your device? Like other browsers, Firefox will store temporary files to load the web pages quickly. Sometimes, it may lead to issues when it is corrupted or overloaded. To fix that, you can clear the cache on your Firefox regularly. Firefox offers built-in settings on smartphones and desktops to clear those files easily.

How to Clear Firefox Cache on Windows & Mac

[1] Open Firefox browser on Windows or Mac and click the Hamburger Menu (three horizontal lines) at the top right corner.

Browser Settings

[2] Select Settings from the list.

[3] Click on the Privacy & Security option on the left-side pane.

Clear Firefox Cache on Windows & Mac

[4] Navigate to the Cookies and Site Data section and click on the Clear Data option.

Clear Firefox Cache on Windows & Mac

[5] Check the box indicating Cached Web content.

Clear Firefox Cache on Windows & Mac

[6] Finally, click on the Clear option to clear all the cache files from your Firefox browser.

Tips! For an enhanced browsing experience, you can enable full-screen mode on Firefox.

Set Firefox to Delete Cache Files Automatically

Rather than clearing the cache data and files manually, you can configure to delete them automatically whenever you close the browser.

[1] Open the Firefox settings and select Privacy & Security option.

select Privacy & Security option.

[2] Tap on History.

[3] Click the drop-down next to the Firefox Will and select the Use custom settings for history option.

[4] Check the box stating Clear History When Firefox Closes and select Settings.

Clear Firefox Cache- Select Settings

[5] Now, check the Cache box and click OK.

click Ok to Clear Firefox Cache

[6] Whenever you close the browser, Firefox will automatically clear the files and data.

How to Clear Firefox Browser Cache on Android

[1] Open the Mozilla Firefox browser on Android device.

[2] Click the three-dotted icon at the bottom right corner and choose Settings from the list.

Browser Settings

[3] Navigate to the Privacy and security section to choose Delete browsing data.

Clear Firefox Browser Cache on Android

[4] Check the box stating Cached Images and Files.

[5] Select Delete browsing data.

Clear Firefox Browser Cache on Android

[6] Click on DELETE for confirmation, and the Cache files and data will get cleared immediately.

Clear Firefox Browser Cache on Android

How to Clear Firefox Browser Cache on iPhone

[1] On your Firefox browser, tap the Hamburger icon at the bottom right corner and select Settings from the list.

Browser Settings

[2] Select the Data Management option from the Privacy section.

Clear Firefox Browser Cache on iPhone

[3] Turn on the Cache toggle and click Clear Private Data.

Clear Firefox Browser Cache on iPhone

[4] Click on OK to confirm your deletion.

Clear Firefox Browser Cache on iPhone

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I clear my Firefox browser cache for one site?

You can also clear cache files for the individual site on the Firefox browser.
1. Tap the hamburger icon.
2. Select Privacy & Security.
3. Navigate to Cookies and Site Data.
4. Select Manage Data.
5. Select the site you want.
6. Click on Remove selected.

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