To clear cookies and cache on a Mac, follow these general steps for the most commonly used web browsers:

Safari:

  1. Open Safari:
    • Launch the Safari browser on your Mac.
  2. Access Preferences:
    • Click on “Safari” in the top menu bar.
    • Choose “Preferences.”
  3. Go to Privacy:
    • Click on the “Privacy” tab.
  4. Manage Website Data:
    • Click on “Manage Website Data.”
  5. Remove All:
    • Select “Remove All” to clear all cookies and website data.
    • Confirm when prompted.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Chrome:
    • Launch the Google Chrome browser.
  2. Access Settings:
    • Click on the three dots in the top-right corner to open the menu.
    • Select “Settings.”
  3. Privacy and Security:
    • In the left sidebar, click on “Privacy and security.”
  4. Clear Browsing Data:
    • Under “Clear browsing data,” click on “Clear browsing data.”
  5. Select Time Range:
    • Choose a time range or select “All time” to clear all data.
  6. Select Data Types:
    • Check “Cookies and other site data” and “Cached images and files.”
  7. Clear Data:
    • Click on “Clear data” to remove the selected items.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox:
    • Launch the Mozilla Firefox browser.
  2. Access Preferences:
    • Click on the three horizontal lines in the top-right corner to open the menu.
    • Select “Preferences.”
  3. Privacy & Security:
    • In the left sidebar, click on “Privacy & Security.”
  4. Clear Data:
    • Under “Cookies and Site Data,” click on “Clear Data.”
  5. Clear Now:
    • Confirm by clicking “Clear Now.”

These steps are general guidelines, and the exact options or locations might vary slightly based on the version of the browser you are using. Always check the specific settings for your browser version if you encounter any differences. Clearing cookies and cache might log you out of websites, and it’s advisable to be aware of the potential impact on your browsing experience.

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