Safari 5 (PC)

Detailed instructions to completely clear the cache for Safari 5 and higher.

  • Safari PC
  • Safari Mac

Safari5 on the PC

Step 1
Click on the ALT-key, when the menubar on top of the screen isn't visible.
Safari 5 Step 1 (PC)
Step 2
Click on Edit in the menubar.
Safari 5 Step 2 (PC)
Step 3
Click on Empty Cache... in the menu.
Safari 5 Step 3 (PC)
Step 4
Click on Empty in the pop-up box.
Safari 5 Step 4 (PC)

Force Refresh Safari

Usally a "force refresh" is enough. You can achieve this by pressing the following key combination:
On PC: Ctrl + F5
On Apple MAC: CMD + R

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Safari on the Mac

Step 1
First click on Safari and then click on Empty cache...
Safari Stap 1 (Mac)
Step 2
Click on the Empty button
Safari Step 2 (Mac)
Stap 3
Click on the refresh icon
Safari Step 3 (Mac)

Force Refresh Safari

Usually a "force refresh" is enough. You can force refresh your browser by using the following key combination:
On Apple: CMD + R

Disable the cache permanently

This method only works on old versions of Safari 2 on OS X 10.4 and previous versions, and is not recommended as it may potentially cause system instability

  1. Quit Safari
  2. Open a Terminal window by double-clicking 'Terminal' within the 'Utilities' folder, which is within the 'Applications' folder
  3. Type the following commands, which are case-sensitive, each followed by the Enter key:
    rm -rf ~/Library/Caches/Safari
    touch ~/Library/Caches/Safari
  4. Quit terminal and relaunch Safari

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