How to Clear Cache on Google Chrome

How to Clear Cache on Google Chrome

/ Shayne Sherman

Google Chrome saves information about websites you visit in the form of cookies and cache. This makes the loading of websites faster, especially if you visit them often.

While this is a great feature, sometimes the cache & cookies size gets too big, resulting in system slowdown.

Clearing your cache every once in a while can help keep your system running smoothly. This can also fix specific website problems like formatting issues and loading problems. In this article, we will show you how to clear your cache on google chrome.

Result of Clearing Cache and Cookies

Before clearing your cache and cookies, keep in mind the following

  • Settings on the websites that you visit will be cleared.
  • You will need to log in again for all your accounts on the websites that you visit.
  • First-time loading of websites that you will visit again can be a bit slower after clearing your cache.

Step 1: Run Google Chrome.

Step 2: On the top right corner, you will find an options button; click on it.

Step 3: On the pop-up menu, click on settings.

chrome settings

Step 4: On the side menu, click on Privacy and Security.

Step 5: Click on Clear Browsing data.

clear browser settings chrome

Step 6: A menu will pop up. In the time range selection, click on All time.

Step 7: Check Cookies and other site data.

Step 8: Check Cached images and files.

Step 9: Click on Clear Data.

clear browsing data all time
Shayne Sherman
Meet the author

Shayne is an expert on all things Microsoft Windows and computer security. As a Windows user of over 30 years, he has been featured on Business Insider, Yahoo, Tech Republic, Hacker Noon, Techopedia, and many other publications. Aside from entertaining at his home theater, he enjoys spending time with his family, including his English bulldog, Fergie.