How to clear & delete your browsers temporary cache on Apple MacOS, iPhone and iPad

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Clearing & Deleting your safari browser cache

Apple macOS & Safari Browser

Click on Safari at the top menu bar inside the application and then on Preferences

Select Privacy and then click Manage Website Data

At the bottom you can click Remove All and then in the small popup, selection Remove Now

You can also selectively delete data by using the search bar, this is the recommended solution if you have a problem with a specific site

If you normally make multiple requests to clear and delete your macOS Safari browser cache and tend to have to clear regularly, please follow these advanced suggestions to enable Developer Mode

Apple macOS Safari - Developer Mode Menu

Apple macOS & Safari Developer Mode

Click on Safari and then on Preferences

Select Advanced

Check the box next to “Show Develop menu in menu bar

Close Preferences, the Develop menu will now be visible between Bookmarks and Window menus at the top of your browser

Click on “Develop” then “Empty Caches

iPhone - Clear History and Website Data

Apple iPhones using Safari

Open the Settings app, found on your desktop

Find Safari in the sub list of settings, you can also search for it at the top of the settings screen

Scroll down to the middle of the page and tap ‘Clear History and Website Data

A pop-up asking for confirmation will appear Tap ‘Clear History and Data‘ to confirm

Remember this will delete history, cookies and other browsing data

History will be cleared all devices using the same iCloud account

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