How to Clear Your Cache and Cookies

Charlie Reed
Charlie Reed
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Clearing your browser's cache and cookies can often resolve many common issues you might encounter on the web, including problems with Upswing! This process removes stored data that might be outdated or causing conflicts. Here’s a simple guide on how to clear your cache and cookies in various browsers.

How to Clear Cache & Cookies in Google Chrome

  1. Open Chrome:
    Click on the three dots in the upper right corner to open the menu.
  2. Go to Settings:
    Scroll down and click on “Settings.”
  3. Privacy and Security:
    Find the “Privacy and security” section and click on “Clear browsing data.”
  4. Choose What to Clear:
    In the “Clear browsing data” box, select “Cookies and other site data” and “Cached images and files.” You can also choose the time range; to clear everything, select “All time.”
  5. Clear Data:
    Click on the “Clear data” button to clear your cache and cookies.

How to Clear Cache & Cookies in Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Menu:
    Click on the three horizontal lines in the upper right corner.
  2. Options:
    Select “Options” from the menu.
  3. Privacy & Security:
    Navigate to the “Privacy & Security” panel.
  4. Clear Data:
    Under the “Cookies and Site Data” section, click “Clear Data.”
  5. Select Items to Clear:
    Check both “Cookies and Site Data” and “Cached Web Content” then click “Clear.”

How to Clear Cache & Cookies in Safari (macOS)

  1. Open Safari:
    Click on “Safari” in the menu bar.
  2. Preferences:
    Choose “Preferences” from the drop-down menu.
  3. Privacy Tab:
    Click on the “Privacy” tab.
  4. Manage Website Data:
    Click on “Manage Website Data…”
  5. Remove All:
    Click “Remove All” to clear cookies. To clear cache, you need to go to the “Develop” menu (enable it in Preferences if it’s not visible) and select “Empty Caches.”

How to Clear Cache & Cookies in Microsoft Edge

  1. Open Edge:
    Click on the three dots in the upper right corner.
  2. Settings:
    Select “Settings” from the menu.
  3. Privacy, Search, and Services:
    On the left panel, click on “Privacy, search, and services.”
  4. Choose What to Clear:
    Under “Clear browsing data,” click on “Choose what to clear.”
  5. Time Range and Data Types:
    Select “All time” for the time range, and check “Cached images and files” and “Cookies and other site data.” Then click “Clear now.”

General Tips for All Browsers

  • Restart Your Browser:
    After clearing your cache and cookies, close and reopen your browser to ensure the changes take effect.
  • Check for Updates:
    Ensure your browser is updated to the latest version for the best performance on Upswing.
  • Periodic Maintenance:
    Regularly clearing your cache and cookies can help maintain your browser’s performance over time.


Clearing your cache and cookies is a quick and effective way to troubleshoot issues and improve your browsing experience on Upswing and other websites.

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