How to clear DNS cache on Android or iOS Devices

There might be many reasons you might want to clear your DNS cache if your website behaves abnormally, in this article we have got you covered.

We shall be first going through the steps to clear the DNS resolver Cache on the android device next we shall be going with  procedure on the iOS device.



Flush DNS cache

  1. Open Chrome.
  2. In the URL bar type in chrome://net-internals/#dns
  3. In the left pane click 'DNS'.
  4. In the right pane click Clear host cache.


iOS Devices:

Option 1 — Toggle Airplane mode

The easiest solution is to toggle Airplane mode on and off.

  1. Open 'Settings'.
  2. You will see the icon of an airplane. Click this to toggle on.
  3. Click it again to toggle off.

Option 2 — Reboot your device

Rebooting should also clear out your DNS.

Option 3 — Dump Network settings

This will clear your cache, but will also momentarily disable your Wi-Fi connection.

  1. Open 'Settings'.
  2. Click 'General'.
  3. Click 'Reset', then 'Reset Network Settings'.
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