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How do you clear the browser cache on an iPhone?

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Quick Answer

To clear the browser cache on an iPhone, tap the Settings application icon on the home screen to open the settings menu. Then, scroll down through the settings list until you locate the listing for the Safari browser. Tap on Safari to bring up the Safari settings menu, and scroll down to Clear History and Website Data, and tap on it. From the pop-up confirmation prompt, tap Clear History and Data to complete the process of clearing the browser cache on your iPhone.

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  1. Open the Settings app

    On the iPhone home screen, tap the Settings icon to open the iPhone Settings menu. Scroll down through the listings in the settings menu until you find the listing for Safari.

  2. Open the Safari browser settings menu

    Tap on Safari to open the Safari settings menu and scroll down through the settings list until you find the Clear History and Website Data section. The entry should be near the bottom of the screen.

  3. Erase the cache

    Tap the Clear History and Website Data button. A pop-up prompt appears notifying you that “Clearing will remove history, cookies, and other browsing data.” Tap Clear History and Data to complete the clearing of the browser cache from your iPhone.

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