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How to Clear Cache on Firestick/Fire TV?



Clear Cache on Firestick

Amazon Firestick is the popular streaming device used to watch movies, TV shows, live TV and sporting events on your TV with the help of an internet connection. From the App Store, you can download the apps to watch the media contents. But the disadvantage of using applications to stream the media is that each application will store temporary files on your Amazon Firestick. It will end up in the app crash, slow speeds, lag and more. Hence you need to clear those temporary files to fix the issues like app crashes and slow speeds. In this article, we will show how to clear the cache on Firestick/Fire TV streaming devices.

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How to Clear Cache on FireStick or Fire TV?

Clearing Cache on Amazon Fire TV Stick is very simple, and you can clear them directly from the Settings menu.

#1: Launch your Firestick.

#2: Navigate to the Settings menu.

Navigate to Settings
Navigate to Settings

#3: On the settings page, select Applications.

Click Applications
Click Applications

#4: Now, select Manage Installed Applications.

Click Manage Installed Applications
Click Manage Installed Applications

#5: Select the application where you need to clear the cache files.

Select the App
Select the App

#6: Select Clear Cache to delete all the unwanted files.

Click Clear Cache
Click Clear Cache

Note: On Firestick, you can’t clear the cache of all apps at one time. You have to clear them one by one

Reset Firestick to Factory Settings

By clearing the cache of an app, the selected application will start to work without any error. If your Firestick still doesn’t work properly after clearing the cache of individual apps, you can reset your streaming device to its factory settings.

#1: Navigate to settings -> My Fire TV.

#2: Select Reset to Factory Defaults.

#3: Select Reset to start the resetting process.

#4: After reset, configure your login credentials and start using your Firestick without any errors.

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These are the two methods available to clear cache files on Amazon Firestick. It only takes a few seconds to clear those temporary files and recover some functionality and speed.

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