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Hard Refresh and Reload a Page in Edge browser on Android

Are you looking to refresh hard or reload a website page in Microsoft Edge? Find out how to quickly refresh pages to get the updated content.

The webpage refresh option typically reloads the page and fetches the files from the local storage, known as a cache.

To perform a hard refresh, drag down the site screen until you see the Edge browser reload icon. Alternatively, you can clear the browser’s cache data and perform a page reload.

In this guide, we have shared the steps to hard refresh and reload the page in the Edge app.

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How to Hard Refresh and Reload Webpage in Edge Android?

Perform a Hard Refresh on Page

The hard refresh will delete the browser’s temporary data and files, hence helping in re-downloading the fresh content from the web server. It will also clear the old cache file from the browser storage space. Here are the steps to follow:

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge for the Android.
  2. Open the website that you want to refresh.
  3. Tap-hold and pull down the screen until you see the reload icon.
  4. Release the touch at the extreme bottom to reload the web page.
    Reload icon in Microsoft Edge Android

After reloading and hard-refreshing the page, the browser will try to reload the fresh content from the web server. You can reload the page directly by tapping the Reload icon beside the URL bar.

Tap on the reload icon on Microsoft Edge for Android

If the above steps don’t delete the temporary data, you can manually delete the cache and cookies from the Edge app and reload the page.

Bottom Line

The Edge browser has an in-built option to reload hard and refresh the website page. It will help clear the old obsolete data and download fresh files from the server.

Similarly, you can perform a hard refresh in the Edge on a computer. The files, elements, and cache are cleared for the website on performing the hard refresh.

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Kushal Azza

Kushal Azza

Kushal Azza is a Google Certified IT Professional, Digital Content Creator, and Go-To Digital Marketer with Engineering Degree. He has over a decade of experience solving tech problems, troubleshooting, and innovating digital solutions. Follow him on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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