Clear Cache and Cookies (Temporary Internet Files) from Safari in iOS


Safari, iOS (iPhone and iPad)


How to clear the cache and cookies in the Safari browser in iOS (iPhone and iPad)


  1. Navigate to Settings
  2. Scroll down and tap on Safari
  3. Tap Clear History and Website Data
  4. Close out of the Safari browser and re-launch if necessary

Additional Information

Depending on the settings you choose to clear, after you clear cache and cookies:

  • Some settings on sites will be deleted
    • For example, if you were signed in, you’ll need to sign in again, so make sure you know your login information
  • Sites can load slowly because content needs to load again
  • You can lose your browsing history

For more information, please see "Why is it Necessary to Clear Cache and Cookies (or Temporary Internet Files) from Browsers."

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