How to Clear Cache in Firefox on Mac

Description: Below you will find instructions on how to clear the cache of Firefox on a Mac. 

How-to Steps:

  1. Click the menu button  and select "Options"
  2. Select the "Privacy & Security" panel
  3. In the "Cookies and Site Data" section click, "Clear Data..."
  4. Remove the check mark for "Cookies and Site Data"
  5. Your settings should match the image below:
  6. If you match the above settings click "Clear"

Your cache should now be cleared for Firefox. 

How to set up automatic cache clearing in Firefox.

How-to Steps: 

  1. Click the menu button  and select "Options"
  2. Select the "Privacy & Security" panel and go to the "History" section
  3. Under the History section go to "Firefox will" and change to "use custom settings for history" 
  4. Select the check box for "Clear history when Firefox closes"
  5. Click the "Settings..." button next to "Clear history when Firefox closes"
  6. Make sure "Cache" is selected with a blue check mark
  7. Click "OK" and close out of all settings windows

You should now have automatic cache clearing set up for Firefox. 

Additional Information:

  • Search or browse our online Knowledge Base
  • Call the CCRI IT Help Desk at (401) 825-1112


Article ID: 102501
Mon 3/23/20 11:50 AM
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