How to Hard Refresh and Reload Webpage in Edge Android?

Learn how to hard refresh and reload a website page in Microsoft Edge for Android. Hard refresh tries to retrieve the live site instead of the cache storage.

If you’ve made any changes on the website or 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.

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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 download fresh files from the server. There are two easy ways to hard refresh the page in edge chromium for android smartphones.

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?

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

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3 Responses

  1. X says:

    Hopefully you know by now that there is refresh symbol on edge on an android

  2. X says:

    There is no refresh symbol on edge on an android

    • Editor Staff says:

      Hi X, there is a refresh icon on the edge which is present next to URL bar.

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