On this page, you will find instructions to clear cache in the Firefox browser on a computer.

How to Clear Cache in Firefox on Computer

Follow the instructions below to clear the cache in the Forefox web browser on the desktop.

  1. Click on ( three lines ) at the top right corner to open the Application Menu.

    Firefox Clear Cache Step 1

    The Application Menu in Firefox can be accessed from the ☰ icon at the top right corner.

  2. Click on History.

    Firefox Clear Cache Step 2

    On the Application Menu in Firefox, click on History.

  3. Click on Clear recent history.

    Firefox Clear Cache Step 3

    The clearing options are under Clear recent history. Clicking on it will take you to the settings screen to past browsing data – including the cache. You can also use the shortcut Shift + Command + Delete on macOS or Ctrl + Shift + Delete on Windows to directly get to the settings to clear the data.

  4. Select the Time range to clear and click on OK.

    In the Clear Recent History, you can select the type of data to clear. To clear cache issues, make sure Cookies and Cache are selected. Under the Time range to clear option, you can select the period from which the data needs to be cleared. It is recommended to select Everything to ensure the cache is properly cleared.

  5. Restart the browser.

    Finally, as an optional step, close the web browser and open it again.

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