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Clearing your Google Chrome browser's cache and cookies

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SummaryHow do I clear my browser's cache and cookies?
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This article will guide you on how to optimize your Google Chrome browser performance.  Cache and cookies are small text files that websites put on a computer to store information about the user and their preferences.

Over time, these temporary information can pile up on your computer's storage.  Most browsers have a limit on how much information can be stored but it is still best to occasionally clear it to fix issues and speed up the browser's performance.  Some websites may not load correctly or loads partially or not respond at all due to caching issues.

Since cache and cookies lies at the heart of many website-related issues, we recommend that you clear it every once in a while.  Clearing the cache and cookies can also protect you from privacy issues since cache and cookies reveals what websites you have visited in the past.

To learn how to clear your  browser's cache and cookies, follow the steps below:
 
Step 1: 
Launch your Google Chrome User-added image browser.  On the top-right portion, click on the Customize button.

User-added image
 
Step 2: 
Click Tools > Clear Browsing Data.

User-added image
 
Step 3: 
Once the Clear browsing data window appears, check the box beside the following items:

• Clear browsing history
• Delete cookies and other site and plug-in data
• Empty the cache
 
NOTE:  Under Obliterate the following items from, you can select your preferred period using the drop-down menu.
 
Step 4:
Click Clear browsing data.

User-added image

You have now cleared your browser's cache and cookies.

See Also:

Resolving log in issues with your RingCentral online account
Deleting Cookies on a Mac
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