How to clear your browser cache in Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome and Safari

Before you clear cache (delete your browsing history) in your browser, click Sign Out (in the upper right corner of your DigitalChalk window) to log out of DigitalChalk.  After you clear your browser cache, be sure to close the browser and then reopen a new session before you log back into DigitalChalk.

Internet Explorer 9 and 10:

  1. Click gear tools icon on the top right.
  2. Click “Internet Options”.
  3. On the General tab, in the “browsing history” section, click “Delete”.
    • Select the Temporary Internet Files and Cookies options.
    • Unselect any of the other options.
  4. Click OK.
  5. Click OK again.

Internet Explorer 7 and 8:

  1. Click “Tools” menu.
  2. Click “Internet Options”.
  3. Click “Delete” button on the General tab, in the Browsing history section.
    • Select the Temporary Internet Files and Cookies options.
    • Unselect any of the other options.
  4. Click “Delete”.
  5. Click “OK”.

Firefox 3.5 and above:

  1. Click “Tools” menu.
  2. Click “Clear Recent History”.
  3. Beside “Time range to clear”, click “Everything”.
  4. Click “Clear Now”.

Firefox 1.5 / 2.0 / 3.0:

  1. Click “Tools” menu.
  2. Click “Options”.
  3. Click “Privacy Tab”.
  4. Click “Settings” in the Private Data section.
  5. Select what you would like to clear.
  6. Click “OK”.
  7. Click “Clear Now”.

Firefox MAC:

  1. Click the Firefox menu and select Preferences.
  2. Click the Advanced icon and click the Network tab.
  3. Click Clear Now under the Cache section.
  4. Click the X in the top left corner to close the Advanced window.
  5. Exit and start the browser again.

Safari for Mac OSX:

  1. Click the Safari menu.
  2. Click “Empty Cache”.
  3. Click “Empty”.

Safari for Windows:

  1. Click the “Edit” menu.
  2. Click “Empty Cache”.
  3. Click “Empty”.

Google Chrome for Windows:

  1. Click the Chrome settings menu on the browser toolbar.
  2. Select Tools.
  3. Select Clear browsing data.
  4. In the dialog that appears, select the checkboxes for the types of information that you want to remove (Delete cookies and other site and plug-in data).
  5. Use the menu at the top to select the amount of data that you want to delete. Select beginning of time to delete everything.
  6. Click Clear browsing data.

Google Chrome for MAC:

  1. Click on Chrome (top left).
  2. Click Clear Browsing Data.
  3. In the dialog that appears, select the checkboxes for the types of information that you want to remove (Delete cookies and other site and plug-in data).
  4. Use the menu at the top to select the amount of data that you want to delete. Select beginning of time to delete everything.
  5. Click Clear browsing data.

If you need additional information or want to see screenshots, check out this online guide.