Firefox: How to clear your cache

Written by Candice Underwood on 1st September 2016

(Last updated 30th October 2017)

We've detailed step-by-step instructions on how to clear your browser cache in Mozilla Firefox:

  1. From the History menu, select Clear Recent History
  2. If the menu bar is hidden, press Alt to make it visible
  3. From the Time range to clear: drop-down menu, select the desired range; to clear your entire cache, select Everything
  4. Next to "Details", click the down arrow to choose which elements of the history to clear; to clear your entire cache, select all items
  5. Click Clear Now
  6. Exit/quit all browser windows and re-open the browser

For more information on what a browser cache is, and how to clear it in some of the most popular desktop and mobile browsers check out Quick Tips: How to clear your cache.

by Candice Underwood