Chrome – Clear Cache on Exit


Browsers eat up a quite a bit of resources such as CPU, Memory, and disk.

As we open up new windows and tabs, resource usage continue to tick up.

Once we exit our browsers, CPU usage terminates.

Memory usage screeches to a halt.

On the other hand, data cached to disk remains.


  1. Firefox:- Usage – Clear Cache on Exit



In this post, we will touch on how to configure a Chrome browser to wipe out our cache upon exiting the browser.



  1. Access the Menu Button (  )
  2. From the drop-down menu, please select the “Settings” option
  3. The settings window ( chrome://settings ) appears
    • Within the settings window, please select the privacy option
  4. The “Cookies and other site data” window will appear ( chrome://settings/privacy )
    • The privacy tab appears
  5. Window – Settings – Tab – “Privacy & Security
    • Please access the “Cookies and other site data” button
  6. The “Cookies and other site data” window will appear ( chrome://settings/cookies )
    • Fill the “Clear cookies and site data when you close all windows” option button


Settings – Privacy & Security

Item Description
Cookies Websites stores data such as choices and session data
Site Data HTML5-enabled storage types including application caches, Web Storage data, Web SQL Database data, and Indexed Database data.



Setting – Private & Security
Setting – Private & Security – Cookies and other site data




Chrome – Version

This documentation was written against version 108.0.5359.125


  1. Clio
    • Help Center
      • How To Set Firefox To Automatically Clear Browsing Cache Upon Closing
  2. Lifewire
    • How to Clear Private Data in Mozilla Firefox
      It’s easy to remove all or some of your browsing history
      By Heinz Tschabitscher, Updated on February 12, 2021

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