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You can clear your Firefox cache, cookies, and history by:
 
You can clear your Firefox cache, cookies, and history by:
#With Firefox open, select the '''Firefox''' menu at the top left
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#Pressing '''command+shift+delete''' at the same time.
#Select '''Preferences'''
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#Select '''Privacy'''
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#Here you can choose to delete cache, cookies, and history. Usually you will only need cache and cookies.
 
#Here you can choose to delete cache, cookies, and history. Usually you will only need cache and cookies.
  

Revision as of 20:31, 3 July 2012

Windows

Firefox 2 and 3

You can clear your Firefox cache, cookies, and history by

  1. Clicking on the Tools menu
  2. Selecting Clear Private Data
  3. Selecting everything except saved passwords (unless you would like them cleared)
  4. Clicking on Clear Private Data Now



Firefox 3.5 and above

You can clear your Firefox cache, cookies, and history by:

  1. Clicking on the Tools menu
  2. Select Clear Recent History
  3. Select a time range to delete items. It is recommended you select Everything
  4. Click The Details Drop Down Menu
  5. Click on desired things to delete. You will usually just need cache and cookies.



Mac

Firefox 3.5 and above for Mac

You can clear your Firefox cache, cookies, and history by:

  1. Pressing command+shift+delete at the same time.
  2. Here you can choose to delete cache, cookies, and history. Usually you will only need cache and cookies.