How to Clear Cache on Opera: Desktop, Android, iOS

If you’re aiming to clear or delete cache on Opera, whether on your Windows or Mac computer, your Android or iOS mobile device, or just for a single site, this guide is for you.

Just follow the easy steps we’ve outlined here for the device or browser you’re looking to clear.

You also have the option to clear cache for a specific site or to only clear cache from a certain timeframe like the last hour up to “All time.” This means you will clear any cache stored in Opera during that period.

Clear Cache on Opera – Windows & Mac

To clear the Opera cache on your Windows or Mac computer, you have a couple of straightforward options.

Using Opera Settings

  1. Open Opera: Launch Opera on your computer.
  2. Access Settings:
    • Click on the Easy Setup menu on the right side of your browser or press Alt+P for direct access to settings.
  3. Privacy and Security:
    • Scroll down to “Privacy and security.”
    • Click on “Clear browsing data.”
  4. Clear Browsing Data:
    • In the clear browsing data window, select “Cached images and files.”
  5. Select Time Range:
    • Choose the time range for which you want to clear the cache. For a complete clear-out, select “All time.”
  6. Clear Data:
    • Click on “Clear data” to finish.

Using the Address Bar

  1. Open Opera: Start Opera on your computer.
  2. Access Clear Browsing Data Directly:
    • Type opera://settings/clearBrowserData in the address bar and press Enter.
  3. Follow Steps 4-6 from Above:
    • Choose the time range and select “Cached images and files” before clicking “Clear data.”

Deleting Cache on Opera for One Site

If you prefer not to clear all your Opera cache, you can target specific site cache through the site settings. Here’s how:

Using Opera’s Site Settings

  1. Open Opera: Launch Opera on your computer.
  2. Navigate to the Specific Site:
    • Go to the website where you want to clear the cache.
  3. Open Site Settings:
    • Click on the padlock icon in the address bar next to the URL.
    • Select “Site settings.”
  4. Clear Cache:
    • Find and click on “Clear data” in the site settings menu.

Clear & Delete Opera Cache on Android Phone

To clear cache in Opera on an Android device, follow these steps:

  1. Open Opera:
    • Launch the Opera app on your Android device.
  2. Access Settings:
    • Tap on the Opera icon at the bottom of the screen, then tap “Settings.”
  3. Privacy:
    • Tap on “Privacy.”
  4. Clear Browsing Data:
    • Tap on “Clear browsing data.”
  5. Select Time Range:
    • Choose the time range for which you want to clear cache. To delete all cache, select “All time.”
  6. Select Data to Clear:
    • Check “Cached images and files.”
  7. Clear Data:
    • Tap on “Clear data.”

Clear & Delete Opera Cache on iPhone (iOS)

To clear cache in Opera on an iPhone, follow these steps:

  1. Open Opera:
    • Launch the Opera app on your iPhone.
  2. Access Settings:
    • Tap on the Opera icon, then tap “Settings.”
  3. Privacy:
    • Tap on “Clear browsing data.”
  4. Select Data to Clear:
    • Ensure that “Cached images and files” is checked. You can also select other types of data you want to clear.
  5. Clear Data:
    • Tap on “Clear browsing data” at the bottom of the screen.

Following these instructions will enable you to effectively clear any cache on Opera, whether it’s on your computer, phone, or tablet. If you’re interested in further managing cookies on Opera, consider checking out guides on how to clear cookies on Opera. Additionally, our article on how to enable cookies on Opera provides detailed step-by-step instructions.