Clearing Cache and Cookies: Edge Browser on Windows 10

This document explains how to clear the cache and cookies in recent versions of Edge.

If you follow these instructions, the following will occur:

  • You will be signed out of websites you visit using Edge, including Banner 9.
  • Some websites may load slowly because your computer needs to download images and other stored content again.

Step 1

Open Edge and click on the Settings icon on the top right corner of the browser window. This icon is three horizontal dots as shown in Figure 1.

Figure 1: Settings icon
Screen capture showing settings icon next to sign in button

Step 2

Click Settings.

Figure 2: Settings
Screen capture showing Settings menu item

Step 3

Click on Privacy, search, and services on the left navigation menu under Settings.

Figure 3: Privacy, search, and services
Screen capture showing Privacy, search, and services menu item

Step 4

Scroll down to Clear browsing data.

Click on Choose what to clear.

Figure 4: Clear browsing data
Screen capture showing clear browsing data dialog box and button

Step 5

Check the following boxes:

  • Cookies and saved website data
  • Cached data and files

If the box next to Browsing history is checked, uncheck it.

Click the Clear Now button.

Figure 5: Clear browsing data options
Screen capture showing Clear browsing data options



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