View and Restore Firefox Cache Files

If you can't find the Firefox cache or accidentally cleared Firefox cache files, don't worry. This page includes a manual method to guide you view Firefox cache and help to restore lost Firefox cache files on your own with the help of EaseUS file recovery software.

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"Hello there, do you have any ideas about where shall I go and find the Firefox cache files? I'm looking for the Firefox cache location on my computer and I want to clear the cache.

Firefox recently wasn't working properly. I searched online and someone suggested me to clear the browser cache. Where can I find the Firefox cache folder?"

"Have you ever thought about how to restore deleted Firefox or other browsers' cache files? When you can't visite a webpage, image, and load other content pages quickly after clear the browser, what will you do?"

On this page, we'll show you effective ways to find Firefox cache location and guide you to restore cleared Firefox Cache with reliable file recovery software.

Workable Solutions Step-by-step Troubleshooting
Fix 1. Locate and View on PC For Windows 10/8: \Users\{user}\AppData\Local\Mozilla\Firefox\...Full steps
Fix 2. Find Through Firefox Browser Input: about:cache in Firefox and hit "Enter"...Full steps
Fix 3. Check the Local Drive Go through the path on your PC: C:\Users\...Full steps
Fix 4. Use File Recovery Software Run EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard on your computer. Choose the drive...Full steps

Firefox Cache Viewer: View and Find Firefox Cache Files

All browsers are designed to record all internet browsing history, cache files by default. And it would be a straightforward way for users to return to where they left last time when they shut the browser window. 

If you are trying to locate the Firefox cache files on your PC, stay here. Here, we'll assist you in finding and viewing important Firefox cache files with ease:

Method 1. Manually Locate and View on PC

If you haven't changed the install location of Firefox cache, then you'll be able to find all the present Firefox browser cache files by following the below paths:

  • For Windows 10/8: C:\Users\{user}\AppData\Local\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile folder}\cache2
  • For Windows 7: C:\Users\{user}\AppData\Local\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile folder}\Cache\
  • For Windows XP: C:\Documents and Settings\{user}\Local Settings\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile folder}\Cache\

If you want to find browser history, downloads, and cookies, you may follow the below path to find them:

C:\Users\{user}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile folder}\

Method 2. Find Through Firefox Browser

Firefox browser would automatically record all internet browsing history and caches. You can also view and find all Firefox caches with below steps:

Step 1. Input: about:cache in Firefox and hit "Enter".

Open Firefox browser

Step 2. You'll get a window with Information about the Network Cache Storage Service.

On this page, you'll be able to view the memory, disk, and appcache information.

Open Firefox and find the cache files.

Step 3. Click "List Cache Entries" below memory or disk, you'll be able to view all the detail caches of Firefox.

List and view Firefox cache files.

Restore Deleted or Lost Firefox Cache Files

If you've deleted or cleaned up Firefox browsing history and cache files by mistake, how to restore the deleted or lost Firefox cache files? Continue reading, and you'll the best cache recovery methods.

# 1. Manually Check the Local Drive to See If Cache Files Were Removed

As said before, you can find the Firefox cache and check if the saved caches were removed.

Step 1. Go through the path on your PC:
C:\Users\{user}\AppData\Local\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\dz9halnw.default\cache2.

Step 2. Check out whether you can find the removed caches at the relative location on your PC.

If no cache files are found, you may refer to a professional file recovery software for help.

# 2. Restore Deleted or Lost Firefox Caches with File Recovery Software

Here we'd like to recommend you try a file recovery software from EaseUS. With EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard, you can restore up to 2GB files for free.

You can directly download it here and follow below guide steps to recover lost Firefox cache files now:

Remember: You can select to scan C drive to find your Firefox cache files and locate the folder by the path provided above.

Step 1. Launch EaseUS file recovery software on your computer. Choose the exact location where you lost the files and click the Scan button.

Step 2. The software will immediately start scanning the drive and very soon the deleted files will show up. When the process is over, you can filter the document files.

Step 3. Select files (e.g. Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and click the Recover button. You can browse for a different location to save the recovered files.

After this, you can save the cache folder to a secure location on your PC. And then replace the cache folder in C drive with the restored folder, and then reboot PC. You'll be able to view and check your Firefox cache files on Firefox browser again.

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Daisy is the Senior editor of the writing team for EaseUS. She has been working in EaseUS for over ten years, starting from a technical writer to a team leader of the content group. As a professional author for over 10 years, she writes a lot to help people overcome their tech troubles.

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Written by Tracy King

Tracy joined in EaseUS in 2013 and has been working with EaseUS content team for over 7 years. Being enthusiastic in computing and technology, she writes tech how-to articles and share technical solutions about Windows & Mac data recovery, file/system backup and recovery, partition management and iOS/Android data recovery.

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