When you use a web browser like Chrome, the websites you visit create files called cookies and caches. These cookies store and track your browsing data, they can accumulate and slow site loading times.
That’s why it’s a good idea to clear it regularly, and also don’t forget to empty the cache. Although actually when browsing the role of the cache is very important to save internet quota and battery power.
Because cached data has a great advantage in facilitating file playback, both for the device but also for the user.
But the existence of the cache file itself requires storage space. Clearing cache is a great way to free up temporary storage space on your device.
Clear Cookies and Browser Cache on PC and Smartphone
- To delete cookies, first open Chrome on your computer.
- At the top right, click More–> Settings.
- Select Security and Privacy from the left side and Cookies and other site data
- Scroll down and click See all site data and permissions.
- From the following page, click Clear all data. Google will ask you to confirm once again by clicking Delete.
- Click the trash icon next to a website address to delete cookies from a specific site.
- To clear the cache, click More/More at the top right of the browser, then More tools/More Tools–> Clear browsing data.
- Select the time range to clear, and check the boxes for Cached images and files and Cookies and other site data.
- Next, click Clear data.
- Open the Chrome app on your Android phone or tablet.
- At the top right, tap More–> History.
- Next, tap Clear browsing data.
- At the top, select a time range.
- To delete everything, select All the time.
- Check the boxes next to Cookies, site data, and Cached images and files.
- Finally, tap Clear data at the bottom.