A hard refresh is a way to clear your browser's cache for a specific page. Todays browsers will save a page locally so that you can access it faster, however this may often prohibit you from seeing the most recent version of the page. This can be frustrating if changes or fixes have been make to a page. To force it to load the most recent version of a page you can do a hard refresh by following these steps. Occasionally completely clearing the cache is necessary, to do so click here.


Please select instructions corresponding to the browser you are using below.


Chrome:

    Windows:

  1. Hold down Ctrl and click the Reload button.
  2. Or, Hold down Ctrl and press F5.

    Mac:

  1. Hold ⇧ Shift and click the Reload button.
  2. Or, hold down ⌘ Cmd and ⇧ Shift key and then press R.


Safari:

  1. Hold ⇧ Shift and click the Reload button.
  2. Or, hold down ⌘ Cmd and ⇧ Shift key and then press R.

 

Mozilla Firefox:

    Windows:

  1. Hold the Ctrl key and press the F5 key.
  2. Or, hold down Ctrl and ⇧ Shift and then press R.

    Mac:

  1. Hold down the ⇧ Shift and click the Reload button.
  2. Or, hold down ⌘ Cmd and ⇧ Shift and then press R.

 

Internet Explorer:

  1. Hold the Ctrl key and press the F5 key.
  2. Or, hold the Ctrl key and click the Refresh button.