Tip: How to Completely Flush DNS / Socket Cache in Chrome

By | October 15, 2015 | 1 Comment


Tip: How to Completely Flush DNS / Socket Cache in ChromeOr any other, Chromium based web browser.

If you have recently changed site nameservers, migrated web hosting, simply seeing sites with old content, or for any other reason need to clear your DNS Cache and it is not working, here is how you do it properly:

Assuming you have already done the usual (OS level cleaning, which you can read more about here):

> Type “chrome://net-internals/#dns” in the address bar and click “Clear host cache” button.
> Type “chrome://net-internals/#sockets” and hit on the “flush socket pools” button.
> Lastly, simply clear Google Chrome Cache by going to Menu > Settings > History > Clear browsing data

Enjoy the new DNS entries.


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Vygantas is a former web designer whose projects are used by companies such as AMD, NVIDIA and departed Westood Studios. Being passionate about software, Vygantas began his journalism career back in 2007 when he founded FavBrowser.com. Having said that, he is also an adrenaline junkie who enjoys good books, fitness activities and Forex trading.

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  1. Chas4 says:

    Or if infected by malware…

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