How to View Cached Pages in Chrome

Google Chrome is one of the most used browsers out there due to its blazing fast speeds and easy to use interface. Regular updates that enhance the performance and provide bug fixes are another reason it attracts a large userbase of more than a billion people. Chrome has many features that enhance its performance, one of these features is the ability to cache certain pages and sites.

How to View Cached Pages in Chrome

Data is stored in the form of “cache” by the browser to decrease loading times and to enhance performance. This cache serves as an offline copy of the sites and can theoretically be viewed offline. In this article, we will discuss some of the easiest methods to view the cached pages for a particular site in Chrome. Make sure to follow each step carefully and accurately to avoid conflict.

How to View Cached Pages in Chrome?

There are a lot of ways through which the cached pages can be accessed on Chrome, however, we have compiled and listed some of the easiest ones below.

Method 1: Through Indirect Search

There is an option to view an offline copy of a particular page by searching for a site and then checking if there is an offline cached page for that site. In order to do that:

  1. Launch Chrome and open a new tab.
  2. Click on the address bar and type in a few keywords for the site on which the page is located.
    Typing in a few keywords for the site
  3. Press enter and wait for the search results to load.
  4. Click on the dropdown button in front of the site’s address and select “Cached“.
    Clicking on the drop-down button in front of the address of the site
  5. Chrome will now display the cached page for the site.

Method 2: Through Direct Search

The cached page for a particular site can also be viewed by directly searching for it by typing the full address in the address bar. In order to do that:

  1. Launch Chrome and open a new tab.
  2. Click on the address bar and type in “cache:(Full Address of the site)“.
    Typing in “cache: (Full Address of the site” in the address bar and pressing enter
  3. Press “Enter” and the cached page for that site will be displayed.
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