How to Clear Cookies and Cache on iPad

What are Cache and Cookies?

Before we get into it, here’s a small idea of what Cache and Cookies are. First of all, both cache and cookies are forms of data that are stored on a user’s machine, in our case the iPad. This stored data is there to help make the user’s experience better when browsing websites and filling forms online.

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The Cache is data that is stored by web browsers to help load heavy elements like images, thumbnails, documents, etc. The cache is useful to help websites load faster. For instance – If you visit a website that is image-heavy, your web browser will create a small cache of those images so the next time you visit the website, the images load almost immediately.

Clear Cache and Cookies on iPad

Cache and Cookies exist on the iPad both inside internet browsers and apps. Clearing them from the browsers will speed it up a bit and provide you a measure of privacy. Clearing the in-app cache can free up lots of storage on your iPad. Use the table below to clear whichever place you feel is slowing down your device the most.

Cookies are small files that are used to store user-specific information such as their preferences and details. Cookies are useful in remembering browsing session details that make the user’s browsing session quick and convenient. There are different types of cookies and can store information as small as the content of your Amazon shopping cart or as complex as your overall online behavior for tailored ads.

How to Clear Cache and Cookies in iPad Browsers ( Safari, Chrome, Firefox)

Your reasons for deleting cache and cookies from your iPad’s browsers might be privacy, security, or general system cleanup. In any case, follow the steps below for various browsers and get to cleaning.

Safari

Safari remains the top choice for a lot of users’ daily browsing. Clearing cache and cookies from Safari is surprisingly easy. Follow the steps below:

  • Open Settings on your iPad
  • Find and navigate to Safari from the sidebar.
  • Scroll down and under Privacy and Security, find Clear History and Website Data.

  • Press Clear on the dialog box that appears and you’re done! All your cookies and cache have been deleted from Safari.


  • While your current cookies have been cleared, Safari will continue to rack them up in the future. To make sure that doesn’t happen, you can enable the Block all Cookies toggle, and no cookies will be stored. However, be aware that some websites might not function properly.
    Source:- Beebom

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