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How to Hard Refresh and Reload Webpage in Edge Android?

Sites might stop working sometimes due to network glitches or any other issues. So, if you face the same problem while browsing the sites in Microsoft Edge Browser then you can tap-hold and pull down the screen and release it as you see the reload icon. You can also tap on the reload icon at the top right corner of the page.

If you’ve made any changes on the website or are unable to save your changes, it’s a good idea to copy the content and hard refresh the page. The hard refresh will delete the existing downloaded assets and re-download the fresh files from the server.

Hard refresh or reloading the website also brings back the connection between the browser and the webserver. If you’re accessing offline downloaded files, the reloading of the page will connect with the online server.

Just yesterday when my sister was trying to load the webpage of Instagram, she was unable to do so. No new posts were getting loaded and that made her extremely furious.

Related: How to Hard Refresh and Reload a Page in Edge Computer?

It’s quite easy to do a hard refresh on the Microsoft Edge (Chromium) for Android. All you need is to tap-hold-pull down the browser screen until you see the reload icon reload arrow icon. A similar feature of hard reload in Google Chrome for Android.

How to Hard Refresh in Edge Android?

The hard refresh edge will delete the existing browser elements and files hence, helps in re-downloading the fresh content from the webserver. This will also clear the old cache file from the browser storage space.

Here are the simple steps to hard refresh in the Microsoft Edge for Android phones:

  1. Launch the Microsoft Edge (chromium) for the Android app.
  2. Open the website that you want to hard 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

The browser will try to reload the fresh content from the webserver after reloading and hard-refreshing the page.

You can also reload the page directly by tapping on the icon present next to the URL bar in Microsoft Edge for Android.

Tap on the reload icon on Microsoft Edge for Android

Video on Hard Refresh and Reload Page in Edge Android

Here is the video demo on how to perform edge hard refresh and reload a web page in Microsoft Edge for Android. The Microsoft edge hard refresh button is really helpful and helps load pages faster.

How to Hard Refresh and Reload Webpage in Edge Android?

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Bottom Line: Edge Android Hard Refresh

The Edge browser for Android has an in-built option to hard reload and refresh the website page. This will help in clearing the old obsolete data and downloading fresh files from the server. There are two easy ways to hard refresh the page in edge chromium for android smartphones.

This also helped my sister to reload her Instagram and even when I face glitches in the site I just tap-hold and pull down the screen and release to refresh it. Or the next simplest way is to tap on the reload icon in the top right corner of the screen.

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

What do you think about the Microsoft edge refresh button? Do you use it frequently?

FAQs

How to Hard Refresh in Edge Android?

To Hard Refresh in Edge Android, you have to tap-hold and pull down the screen and release the touch when you see the reload icon.

What can I do to Hard refresh the page in Edge Android within a single tap?

If you want to Hard Refresh the page in Edge Android with just a single tap then tap on the reload icon at the top right corner of the page.

Will Hard refresh takes me to the initial stage from where I started browsing?

Yes, if you hard refresh the page then you will land on the initial page of the site from where you started browsing.

Lastly, here are the recommended web browsers for computer and mobile phone that you should give a try.

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Chrome WindowsChrome MacChrome iOSChrome AndroidFirefox Linux
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