Here is how to quickly Clear Cache in Google Chrome browser to improve the performance of the web browser on your Windows computer and Mac.
Clear Cache in Google Chrome Browser
Browser Cache can be defined as a temporary storage location allocated for the web browsers to store Images, Icons and reusable sections of the websites visited on a computer.
When you revisit the same websites, Chrome browser uses the data stored in its Cache, instead of once again downloading images, icons other elements from the server on which the website is hosted.
This results in faster rendering of the webpages, savings in bandwidth usage and provides a better user experience, especially for users with poor internet connectivity.
Why Clear Chrome Browser Cache
Clearing the browser Cache is known to fix the problem of Chrome running slow, freezing or displaying badly formatted webpages.
If you are concerned about privacy, you can simply Clear Cache in Google Chrome browser to rule out the possibility of anyone taking a look at your browsing history.
Steps to Clear Cache in Chrome Browser
The steps Clear Chrome browser cache are the same on both Mac and Windows computers.
1. Open Google Chrome Browser on your computer.
2. Click on 3-dots menu Icon > hoover mouse over More Tools and select Clear Browsing Data option in the side-menu.
3. On Clear browsing data screen, select All Time as the ‘Time Range’ > check Browsing History, Cookies and other site data, Cached images and files and click on Clear Data button.
Once you click on Clear Data button, all the Cached website data will be cleared from your computer.
Alternately: You can use the following keyboard Shortcuts to clear Chrome browser Cache on your computer.
- Press Ctrl + Shift + Delete combination to get to “Clear Browsing Data” Screen on a Windows Computer
- Press Command + Shift + Delete buttons to directly get to “Clear Browsing Data” screen on Mac
After clearing the browser Cache, you will find your favourite websites loading a bit slower, when you visit them for the first time.
On the next visit, you will find the websites loading faster as Chrome browser makes use of the locally available Cached data to render the webpages.