How to clear the cache in Google Chrome

To delete the browser cache in your Google Chrome browser on a Mac please follow one of these instructions.

1. Using the keyboard-shortcut
  1. Press the keys [shift] + [cmd] + [backspace].
  2. A new browser tab with a popup window opens. In the drop-down menu at the top, you can select which time range you want to delete the cache. You can select from the following options: past hour, past day, past week, last 4 weeks, the beginning of time. If you want to delete all the cache data select "the beginning of time".
  3. Enable the checkbox "Cached images and files".
  4. Click on the button "Clear Browsing data" and reload the website.
2. Using the main menu
  1. Click on "Chrome" in the main menu.
  2. Select "Clear Browsing Data..."
  3. The popup window from the first instruction opens. Follow these instructions from step 2 onwards.
3. Using the settings menu
  1. First, click on the three dots in the upper right corner of the browser window next to your URI bar.
  2. You can access the "Clear Browsing Data..." from the menu item "More Tools" or from the "Settings".
  3. If you select "Clear Browsing Data..." the popup from the first description opens. Proceed as described in the first instruction from step 2.
  4. If you select "Settings", the browser settings open in a new window. Scroll to the bottom and click on the link "Show advanced settings".
    Depending on your screen size you might have to scroll down to see the link.
  5. Click on the "Clear Browsing Data..." Button.
  6. The popup window from the first instruction opens. Follow those instructions from step 2 onwards.

You can also Install Extensions for Google Chrome to delete the browser cache with one click.

*use at your own risk*

Clear Cache
Clear Cache Shortcut
Cache Killer  

More Extensions for Chrome  

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