At times, you may need to clear the site data for a particular site. If so, you can use the Developer Tools in Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome browsers to delete specific site data. Although it is possible to clear cookies, cache, etc. for a particular website from the browsers’ settings, you can do the same from Developer Tools as well.
The Developer Tools in Chrome or Edge allows users to perform various tasks, including this one. You can delete or remove the following site data using Developer tools:
- Cache storage
- Unregister service workers
- Local and session storage
- Web SQL
- Application cache
Use Developer Tools to clear site data for a particular site
To clear site data for a particular site using Edge or Chrome Developer Tools, follow these steps:
- Open a website in the browser.
- Click the three-dotted icon to expand all options.
- Select More tools and Developer tools.
- Switch to Clear storage
- Select what you want to delete.
- Click on the Clear site data button.
Let’s take a look at the steps in detail. While we have used screenshots for Edge, it is very similar for Chrome too.
First, you need to open the website of which you want to delete all data.
Next, click the three-dotted icon visible on the top-right corner of your screen, select More tools, and click on the Developer tools option.
Alternatively, you can press CTRL+SHIFT+I buttons together. There is another way to get the same. You can press F12 on any webpage and switch to the Application tab. It will display the same information.
Here, you can find all the things that you can delete using Developer tools.
You need to choose what you want to remove. At last, click on the Clear site data button.
I hope you find this tip useful.
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