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Chrome (Win) - Clearing Cache and Cookies

This document explains how to clear the cache and cookies in Google Chrome.



Chrome 59 and above

NOTE: You can also hold Ctrl + Shift + Delete and skip to step 3.

  1. Click on the settings icon that appears to the right of the address bar. In the newest versions of Chrome, this appears as three vertical dots settings new and in older versions will be three horizontal lines settings new or a wrench icon settings old Wrench.

  2. From the menu, select More tools > Clear browsing data....

    Go to Chrome menu, select more, tools, then clear browsing data

  3. Check the following:

    • Cookies and other site data
    • Cached images and files

    Select All time in the Time range drop down box and click on the CLEAR DATA button.

    Select boxes and clear data [Chrome 59]

Chrome 55-58

NOTE: You can also hold Ctrl + Shift + Delete and skip to step 3.

  1. Click on the settings icon that appears to the right of the address bar. In the newest versions of Chrome, this appears as three vertical dots settings new and in older versions will be three horizontal lines settings new or a wrench icon settings old.

  2. From the menu, select More tools > Clear browsing data....

    Chrome Tools Menu

  3. Check the following:

    • Empty the cache
    • Delete cookies and other site and plug-in data

    Select the beginning of time in the drop down box and click on the Clear browsing data button.

    Chrome Boxes

Chrome 19-54

NOTE: You can also hold Ctrl + Shift + Delete and skip to step 3.

  1. Click on the settings icon that appears to the right of the address bar. In older versions of Chrome, this appears as three horizontal lines settings new and in older versions will be a wrench icon settings old.

  2. From the menu, select Tools > Clear browsing data....

    Chrome Tools Menu

  3. Check the following:

    • Empty the cache
    • Delete cookies and other site and plug-in data

    Select the beginning of time in the drop down box and click on the Clear browsing data button.

    Chrome Boxes

Chrome 18 and lower

NOTE: You can also hold Ctrl + Shift + Delete and skip to step 3.

  1. Click on Tools (the wrench icon) > Options.

    Tools > Options

  2. Click on the Under the Hood tab, then the Clear browsing data... button.

    Under the Hood > Clear browsing data...

  3. Check the following:

    • Empty the cache
    • Delete cookies and other site data

    Select the beginning of time in the drop down box and click on the Clear browsing data button.

    Empty the cache & Delete Cookies > Everything > Clear Browsing Data

If you have any questions, come by the Help Desk at Hardman & Jacobs Undergraduate Learning Center Room 105, call 646-1840, or email us at help@nmsu.edu.




Keywords:Chrome (Win) - Clearing Cache and Cookies windows   Doc ID:80021
Owner:John B.Group:New Mexico State University
Created:2018-02-09 09:25 MDTUpdated:2018-06-07 11:08 MDT
Sites:New Mexico State University
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