How to Clear Cache Safari Mac

Alicia Santos

Mac, Tutorials

Are you experiencing slow browsing speed or encountering website loading issues on your Safari browser? Clearing the cache can often help resolve these problems. In this tutorial, we will guide you through the process of clearing the cache in Safari on Mac.

Step 1: Open Safari Preferences

To begin, open the Safari browser on your Mac. Next, click on Safari in the menu bar at the top of your screen and select Preferences.

Step 2: Access the Develop Menu

In the Preferences window, navigate to the Advanced tab. At the bottom of this tab, check the box next to Show Develop menu in menu bar. This will enable the Develop menu option in Safari.

Step 3: Clear Cache

Once you have enabled the Develop menu, go back to Safari and click on Develop in the menu bar. From the drop-down menu that appears, select Empty Caches. This action will clear all cached files from your browser.

Step 4: Confirm Cache Clearance

Safari will prompt you to confirm if you want to empty caches. Click on Empty to proceed with clearing the cache.


  • This process deletes temporary files stored by websites you have visited.
  • You may need to sign back into certain websites after clearing your cache.
  • If you are using multiple browsers, it’s recommended to clear their caches as well for optimal performance.


You have successfully cleared the cache in Safari on your Mac. This should help improve your browsing experience by removing outdated data and temporary files. Remember to periodically clear your cache to ensure optimal performance.

If you continue to experience issues with Safari, you may want to consider resetting it or updating to the latest version. Regular maintenance of your browser can go a long way in providing a smooth and hassle-free browsing experience.

We hope this tutorial has been helpful. Happy browsing!

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