All devices store a certain amout of historical data on them to help speed things up when browsing sites. This caching of data can sometimes cause problems with the information shown, clearing it can help resolve some of those issues.
How to clear the cache in Google Chrome
On your computer, open Chrome.
At the top right, click More More.
Click More tools and then Clear browsing data.
At the top, choose a time range. To delete everything, select All time.
Next to "Cookies and other site data" and "Cached images and files," check the boxes.
Click Clear data.
How to clear the cache in Microsoft Edge
When Websites are not loaded with the latest data, it could be because you have to delete cached files, in order to let the browser download new data. To empty the cache you can follow one of the instructions below:
1. Clear cache data in Microsoft Edge via a keyboard shortcut.
Open Microsoft Edge, select Menu (3 dots icon on top right corner of the browser) > Settings > Privacy & services.
Under Clear browsing data, select Choose what to clear.
Select "Cached images and files" and "Cookies and other site data" check box and then select Clear.
How to clear the cache in Mozilla Firefox
Click the menu button (three horizontal lines) and select Settings.
Select the Privacy & Security panel.
In the Cookies and Site Data section, click Clear Data….
With Cached Web Content check marked, click the Clear button.
Close the about:preferences page. Any changes you've made will automatically be saved.
How to clear your browser's cache on a mobile device
Quick Way: Try turning on airplane mode, refresh the page, turn airplane mode off then reload the page to see the current version.
Open your browser.
Android browser: Go to Menu > More > Settings or Menu > Settings > Privacy & Security.
Chrome: Go to Menu > Settings > Privacy.
Android browser: Tap Clear cache, Clear history, and Clear all cookie data as appropriate.
Chrome: Tap Clear browsing data at the bottom of the screen, leave the defaults selected (browsing history, cache, and cookies), then tap Clear.
From the home screen, go to Settings > Safari.
Toward the bottom of Safari's settings screen, tap the button for Clear History and Website Data, then tap Clear History and Data to confirm.
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