How can I clear the NuGet package cache using the command line?

You can do this using Visual Studio menu on UI or by using command. You have two ways to do this. Let’s check:

First Option:

Let’s move with first option, we can clear our development computer’s NuGet package cache using Visual Studio menu Tools → Options → NuGet Package Manager → General: “Clear Package Cache” button.

How can I clear the NuGet package cache using the command line?

Second Option:

First, download the NuGet command line tool from here. Now, open command prompt and type cd to the directory to which nuget.exe was downloaded.

You can list the local caches with this command:

nuget locals all --list

You can clear all caches with this command:

nuget locals all --clear

In case of .Net core you can use following command to clear cache

dotnet nuget locals all --clear

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