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Thursday, August 18, 2011

How to Clean Browser Cache, Cookies and History in Safari

Clearing out the temp files stored in Apple's Safari browser will help the program run better and work a little faster. Here are the steps to clean the browser cache, cookies, and history files.

To Clean the Browser Cache:

  1. Open the Safari application. On the top of the screen, click on Safari.

    Safari menu
  2. Select Clear Cache.

    Empty Cache
To Remove Cookies from Browser:

  1. Click on the Safari then Preferences.

    Preferences menu
  2. Select the Security icon at the top of the menu.
  3. Choose the Show Cookies button.

    Security menu

  4. Click on the Remove All button to delete the cookies on the system. Confirm that you wish to delete.

    Cookies list
  5. When the process is finished, close the Safari Preferences window.
To Delete the Browser History:
  1. Open Safari and click on the History menu.
  2. Choose Clear History at the bottom of the menu.

  3. Close Safari. The browser history has been deleted.

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