How to Clear Microsoft Edge Cache


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Clear Cache Edge can improve your browser performance, resolve website issues, free up storage space, and access updated content. In the below topic, I will provide detailed steps on how to clear cache in Edge on different devices.

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How to Clear Cache in Edge on PC/Laptop

To clear the Cache in Microsoft Edge on a PC or laptop, you can follow the steps below.

  1. Turn on your PC or Laptop and open Microsoft Edge.
  2. Click on the three-dot menu in the top-right corner.
  3. Select Settings, in the Settings menu,
  4. Click on Privacy, Search, and Services.
  5. In the Clear browsing data option, click on the Choose what to clear button.
  6. Select the Cached images or files or any other data you want to clear in the list.
  7. Click on the Clear button to remove the cache.
  8. After some time, successfully your cache will be cleared.

Note that clearing the cache will sign out of websites and remove locally stored data.

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How to Clear Cache in Edge on Android

To clear the cache in Microsoft Edge on Android, you can follow these given steps.

  1. Open the Microsoft Edge app on your Android device.
  2. Tap on the three-dot menu icon in the bottom-right corner.
  3. Select Settings and click on Privacy and Security.
  4. Tap on Clear browsing data and mark the cached data you want to delete and click on the Clear data button.
  5. Successfully your cache will be removed.

How to Edge Clear Cache on iPhone

Note that, the same procedure will be applicable for both Android and iPhone, because the app will be the same for both.

How to Setup Clear Cache in Edge Automatically every time you close the Edge Browser

Microsoft Edge for Android and iOS does not have a built-in feature to clear the cache automatically every time you close the browser.

It is possible, If you are using Microsoft Edge on a Windows PC or laptop. The steps are shown below.

  1. Open Microsoft Edge on your Windows PC or laptop.
  2. Click on the three-dot menu icon.
  3. Select Settings and click on Privacy, search, and services.
  4. Click on the Choose what to clear button in Clear browsing data.
  5. Select cached data and switch to “Always clear this when I close the browser”.
  6. After that, the cache will be automatically cleared.

Why to Clear Cache in Edge

Clearing the cache in Microsoft Edge, there are many reasons, they are shown below.

  1. The cache stores temporary files, images, and other data, clearing the cache helps free up storage space and can improve your device’s performance.
  2. By clearing the cache, the browser fetches the latest version of a website, resolving any problems related to cached data.
  3. Clearing the cache can help to protect your privacy by removing this stored information.
  4. Clearing the cache, you can see the most recent version of websites, in browsing.

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