How To Clear Cache In Chrome And Force Refresh Completely

I used using Google Chrome browsing website and edit blog posts. Recently i faced a weird thing is the chrome cache issue, as i edit image inside the blog posts and wait several hours, Chrome browser still use old cached image by showing old image, even press Ctrl+F5 can’t clear cache in chrome to see changes that i made to a webpage that just uploaded.

Web browsers are designed to download web pages and store them locally on computer’s hard drive in an area called “cache” in order to speed up web browsing, when you visit the same page for a second time, the browser speeds up display time by loading the page locally from cache instead of downloading everything again. As i know to ensure see the latest version of a web site you need to clear cache memory. This is done by doing a force refresh pressing both control and F5 buttons simultaneously on keyboard. Internet Explorer and Firefox both can refresh the image with simple Ctrl-F5 commands, why can’t clear cache Google chrome browser by this way ?

There are lot of trick of clearing Google chrome cache where you can find in internet such as using incognito window, clean the cache in wrench menu and switch to Firefox instead of Chrome finally. All this are not proper way and guarantee you can delete cache chrome completely, if you are facing this kind of Google chrome clear cache issue then can use below trick to solve it.


Clear Cache In Chrome

Press F12 key (Ctrl+Shit+I), a inspect element panel appeared.

Clear cache


Select reload this page button and right-click, choose empty cache and hard reload from the option.

Clear cache in chrome


This step will force cache refresh and the page will be reloaded again.

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