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How to Clear Cache Data on Apple iPhone or iPad?

How to Clear Cache Data on Apple iPhone or iPad?

If your Apple iPhone or iPad suddenly starts to slow down or if some apps on your iPhone have stopped working altogether or are taking longer than usual time to load even if the internet connection is good. Then it might be a good idea to clear the cache memory.

Cache data is saved on the device’s memory that helps an app to load faster by not requesting the same information, again and again, every time you open the app, but at times some apps store too much of cache files that affect the entire performance of the device. Clearing them from time-to-time might help your device run smoother for a more extended period. Here’s how you do it on the iPhone or iPad:

How to Clear Cache for Safari?

Step 1: Head to the Settings app on your iPhone or iPad and scroll down to Safari.

Step 2: Tap on Privacy & Security section and hit the Clear History and Website Data option.

Step 3: Now, choose the option Clear History and Data in the popup to confirm.

Note: This will clear the Safari data across all the Apple devices signed in using the same Apple ID.

How to clear cache for third-party apps?

Step 1: Open Settings app on your iPhone or iPad

Step 2: Head to General settings

Step 3: Now, tap on iPhone Storage option

Step 4: Here, choose the app for which you want to clear cache

Step 5: Under the app storage settings, tap on the Offload app button

Step 6: Repeat the same for other apps as well and restart the device.