iOS - Clearing Cache and Cookies

This document explains how to clear Safari's cache and cookies on iOS. For clearing cache and cookies in the Google Chrome app on iOS, please see Google's instructions.

  1. From the home screen, tap the Settings button.

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  2. On the Settings screen, scroll down and tap the Safari button.

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  3. Under the 'Privacy' section of the Safari screen, tap the button labeled Clear Cookies and Data.

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  4. In some versions of iOS (particularly newer versions like iOS 17.0.3), there is an option to select a time frame to Clear Cache and Cookies. In this case, tap on the time range option and select the required time frame by setting the appropriate start date and end date within which you want to Clear Cache and Cookies.
  5. On the confirmation screen, tap Clear Cookies and Data.

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