Safari: How do I clear cache and temporary Internet files? (Mac)

Follow the steps below to clear your cache and cookies from the Safari browser on a Mac. Note: If your Mac and your other devices have Safari turned on in iCloud preferences, your browsing history is removed from all of them.

  1. Click on Safari and then on Preferences
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  2. Select the Privacy tab and then select the Manage Website Data button. 
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  3. A popup will appear. Select Remove All.
  4. A dialog box will appear asking if you're sure you want to remove all data stored. Select Remove Now.
  5. Click on Safari and then on Preferences
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  6. In the Preferences window, click the Advanced tab and make sure the checkbox next to Show Develop menu in menu bar is selected. 

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  7. Select Develop in the menu bar at the top of the screen and select Empty Caches

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  8. Your cache and temporary files have been cleared.