Connect with us

Firefox

How to Clear Firefox Cache?

Published

on

Clear Firefox Cache

Mozilla Firefox is one of the popular web browsers used across the world. The browser is available for platforms like Windows, Android, iOS, macOS and Linux operating systems. The Firefox cache temporarily stores pictures, scripts, and other parts of websites to speed up your browsing experience. Simultaneously, if the cache doesn’t update when Firefox sees a change on the site, it will cause web pages to look strangely. In this article, we will show how to clear Firefox cache on Android, iOS, Windows and macOS operating systems.

Related: How to install Mozilla Firefox on Firestick?

How to Clear Cache in Firefox?

#1: Launch your Firefox and click the menu button located at the top right corner of the screen.

#2: Select Options menu.

Tap Options
Tap Options

#3: On the left panel, select Privacy & Security.

Select Privacy & Security
Select Privacy & Security

#4: Scroll down to Cookies and Site Data section and select Clear Data.

Tap Clear Data
Tap Clear Data

#5: Select the Cached Web Content menu and click Clear.

Tap Clear
Tap Clear

#6: Tap Clear Now to confirm the process.

Click Clear Now
Click Clear Now

NOTE: You can also clear the cache by selecting History -> Clear Recent History -> Set Time Range to Everything -> Select Cache menu in the items list -> Tap Clear Now.

How to Clear Firefox Cache on Mac?

#1: Open Mozilla Firefox.

#2: Click the menu button and select the Preferences menu.

#3: Select Privacy and Security on the left panel.

#4: Scroll down to History menu and tap Clear History.

#5: Select the Time range to Everything and tap Clear Now.

#6: Select the Cache menu and click Clear Now.

(NOTE: If you want to remove the browsing history, cookies, login details, select the appropriate box and click Clear Now)

How to Clear Firefox Cache on a Mobile?

Android:

#1: Open Firefox browser on your mobile.

#2: Click the three-dot menu icon located at the top right corner of the screen.

#3: Select the Settings menu.

Select Settings menu
Select the Settings menu

#4: Scroll down and select Clear private data.

Select Clear private data
Select Clear private data

#5: Uncheck the boxes except for Cache menu and click CLEAR DATA.

Tap CLEAR DATA
Tap CLEAR DATA

(NOTE: If you want to clear other private data, feel free to select the appropriate boxes)

iOS:

#1: Launch Firefox and tap the three-dot menu icon located at the bottom right corner of the screen.

Click the Menu Icon
Click the Menu Icon

#2: Select the Settings menu.

Select Settings
Select Settings

#3: Scroll down and select the Data Management menu.

Select Data Management
Select Data Management

#4: Select the Cache menu and tap Clear Private Data.

Click Clear Private Data
Click Clear Private Data

#5: Tap OK on the next screen to confirm the process.

Click OK

These are the steps required to clear Firefox cache on PC and smartphones. We hope the guide is really useful to you. Thank you for visiting Techfollows.com. For further queries and feedback related to this article, feel free to leave a comment below.

Disclosure: If we like a product or service, we might refer them to our readers via an affiliate link, which means we may receive a referral commission from the sale if you buy the product that we recommended, read more about that in our affiliate disclosure.