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How to Delete Cache In Safari for the iPad

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How to Delete Cache In Safari for the iPad

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This article was last updated on March 7, 2013.

Your iPad's cache is temporary storage space on your device where recently viewed Web pages are held. Cache allows Safari to quickly load a previously visited page without having to reload the entire page and its images from the Web server on subsequent visits. You may have the desire to delete your iPad's stored cache for a variety of reasons. This tutorial will show you how to accomplish that feat in a few easy steps.

Please note that the Safari application must be completely shut down prior to clearing any history, cache, cookies, etc. If you are unsure how to do this, visit our How to Kill iPad/iPhone Apps tutorial.

First select the Settings icon, normally located towards the middle of your iPad Home Screen.

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