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Sunday, 10 March 2019

How to Flush DNS Cache in Mac OS?

DNS cache is a best approach to resolve website requests quickly and easily. But sometime this cache gets poisoned with unauthorized addresses. So to remove these unauthorized addresses we need to clear the DNS cache. So let see how to flush dns cache in Mac OS?

flush DNS cache in Mac OS

Flush DNS cache in Mac OS- Manually


Well, if you ever felt that the website requests are not working properly like you typed 'Google.com' and the request has been redirected to an 'Unknown site' or on another domain then you have to clean you DNS cache.

When a website request has been redirected to another domain then it means the DNS cache has been poisoned and your computer security is at risk. 

So it is best to flush the DNS from system. Here is the best and manual way to delete the DNS cache from Mac PCs. Have a look at this process below...

Steps to Flush DNS cache in Mac OS


So to clean DNS cache manually you have to open the Terminal (step 1) and after that paste the following command as it is given in the step 2...

Step 1: Open the Terminal - Application > Utilities > Terminal
Step 2: Paste this command- 
sudo killall -HUP mDNSResponder;sudo killall mDNSResponderHelper;sudo dscacheutil -flushcache


So this is the simple and manual way to delete DNS cache from Mac PCs. If you still feel that this process is bit time consuming then use a cleaning utility. We recommend cCleaner because its lifetime license is very cheap than Clean MyMac X.

A cleaning utility program clears all junk and cache files and free up a lot of disk space. So to maintain PC speed a cleaning utility is always recommended. 

So that’s all about… how to clear DNS cache form Mac. If you liked it then don’t forget to share it with others on social sites.

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