How to Clear your Browser's Cache

Clearing your cache at the beginning of each work week before accessing BFS is a good general practice that will help you avoid access or navigation problems.

Firefox 4 - current

Firefox 3.x

Internet Explorer 11

Internet Explorer 8 - 10

Internet Explorer 7

Internet Explorer 6



>> Steps to clear cache on mobile devices - Summary (See links below for more detailed instructions).


  1. Open the Settings app.
  2. Scroll down to the Safari item, and open it.
  3. Scroll to the bottom of the page and choose Clear History and Data of Safari.


  1. Open the Internet browser and tap the Menu button. If your device has a physical Menu button, you can press it instead.
  2. Tap "Settings" in the menu. You'll find this at the bottom of the menu.
  3. Tap "Privacy & security." This will open the privacy options for the browser.
  4. Tap "Clear cache" at the top of the menu. You'll be asked to confirm that you want to delete the cache.

There is a different set of steps for Samsung phones (see Android link below).

Website sources for clearing the cache on mobile devices