Technical Guides

Clear Cookies and Cache on Safari


The controls to clear browsing history, cache, cookies, and other data in Safari are all stored in the same screen. To get to these controls and select what data will be cleared, follow these instructions.

How To

Note: These screenshots are taken in Chrome on Windows but the process is identical on Mac and Linux computers. 

  1. Click the "Safari" menu

    At the top of the screen, click the main Safari menu.

    Screenshot of the mouse cursor hovering over the Safari menu at the top of the screen.

  2. Click the "Reset Safari" item

    This will open the Safari menu. One of the menu items is Reset Safari.... Click this to see a list of data that can be cleared from Safari.

    Screenshot of the Safari menu showing the Reset Safari item.

  3. Choose what to delete and click "Reset"

    Check the boxes shown in the image below. 


    Then click the "Reset" button to clear those items.

     The browsing data from your computer has been cleared. Close this tab and continue to use Safari.