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How do I clear the Cache file on my 8.9 HD?


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Initial post: Nov 29, 2012, 3:17:47 PM PST
Disney Fan says:
I called kindle support about an issue and the first thing she asked was if I cleared the cache file. I said no because I really do not know how to. Long story short she had me reboot the device, so I'm not sure if that was meant to clear the cache file, or take care of something else as I lost track and never asked her.

Also, does clearing the cache also clear the cookies?

thanks for the support!

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 29, 2012, 3:23:20 PM PST
Under silk, click the menu icon (the group of several parallel bars) and you can see all the settings, including buttons for clearing history and cache.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 29, 2012, 3:32:44 PM PST
Disney Fan says:
Thank you

Posted on Dec 14, 2012, 2:24:11 PM PST
K. Howard says:
I was curious as how to do this myself. Thanks, Old Rockin'!

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 13, 2015, 11:07:30 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on Jun 13, 2015, 11:08:49 PM PDT
M. Chambliss says:
Under this menu I see only the button for history, then an option to clear that. Does clearing the history also clears the cache? Thanks!

Posted on Jan 5, 2016, 5:24:20 AM PST
Sorry to say that after following above procedure I still can't clear the catch fron es file explorer so where am I going wrong

Posted on Aug 5, 2016, 6:18:04 AM PDT
on top left corner of silk browser. click the 3 lines then ho to settings . then privacy then clear cashe

Posted on Aug 14, 2017, 2:47:36 AM PDT
Sarah says:
That clears browsing history, cache etc for Silk or internet browser only. i also use another browser on my tablet so clear that one on regular basis too. How do you clear full cache on tablet? This is for apps etc. On my phone it's located in main settings but Amazon fire settings has limited options.
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