If your iPhone/iPad storage is lessening at an alarming rate or your device is getting slower to respond? It’s time to clear the cache files. Cache are nothing but the temporary files created during day-to-day use. These files are created automatically and it is important to know to delete them.
Restarting your iPhone is the easiest way to clear the cache and remove the temporary files on your iPhone and iPad. However, it will not clear the cache of Safari browser and thirty-party apps that you installed from the app store.
Related: How to clear Google Chrome cache?
How to clear safari browser cache on the iPhone & iPad?
Safari browser cache includes saved web pages, images, cookies and other temporary files. Clearing them will free up some space on your iPhone. It also boosts the speed on your browser.
#1: On your iPhone or iPad, open the Settings app.
#2: Scroll down the settings page and select Safari.
#3: Again scroll down and click Clear History and Website Data.
#4: Select Clear History and Data to confirm.
How to delete app cache on the iPhone & iPad?
The steps to clear app cache on your iPhone & iPad may vary from one app to another app. Depending on the developer, you may or may not have the option to delete cache files. Here, we have used the Slack app to show you how to delete app cache.
#1: Go the Settings app.
#2: Scroll down and click Slack.
#3: Enable Reset Cache on next launch if it is turned off.
Sometimes, the options to clear cache will locate inside the app. For example, you can delete the cache of Chrome browser by using its inbuilt settings.
How to clear app cache on iPhone & iPad by reinstalling the apps?
One of the easiest ways to delete the cache of any app is removing them from your device and then reinstalling it from the Apple store. You can also delete the unused apps to free up some space.
#1: Open settings and select the General menu.
#2: Select iPhone storage to determine which application has used more space on your device.
#3: Select the app which occupied too much space.
#4: Select Delete App.
#5: Again, select Delete App to confirm the process.
#6: Upon deleting, all the cache files associated with that will be removed from your device. Now, head to the App Store and download the app which you uninstalled.
Delete iPhone/iPad cache using third-party software
In addition to the above-mentioned methods, you can also use third-party software like PhoneClean, iMyFone Umate and more. You need to install these software’s on your Windows or macOS systems and then, you have to connect your iPhone/iPad to the PC. Once connected you can delete all the cache files easily and quickly.
Clearing cache on iOS is straightforward and you can use above-mentioned information to do the same. In addition to boosting the performance of an app, it also frees up some space on your device.
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