Apple iPhone 7 And iPhone 7 Plus: How To Clear Cache
Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus users occasionally have problems with the iOS. Many of these issues can be easily fixed through one of two troubleshooting methods. The easiest way to fix any bugs or other software problems on your Apple iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus is to either complete a factory reset or do a cache wipe.
Even if your Apple iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus is not experiencing software issues, it may be starting to freeze or become sluggish. This can happen because it is getting clogged up with unnecessary files, settings, cookies, and preferences. Getting rid of all of those and starting fresh can improve the performance of your iPhone.
Below, we will explain how you can clear the cache on your Apple iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus.
How To Clear The App Cache On The Apple iPhone 7 And iPhone 7 Plus
There are two different places you can clear caches on your iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus: in Safari settings and in iPhone Storage.
Follow the instructions below to clear the app cache in Safari. Note that clearing the Safari app cache will delete your browser history, log you out of your accounts in Safari, and close any opened tabs in Safari.
- Open the Settings app and swipe down to search.
- Type “Safari,” and click on “Safari Suggestions.”
- Scroll to the bottom, then click “Clear History and Website Data.”
- When the prompt appears, click “Clear History and Data.”
To clear the cache for any other application, follow the instructions below. Do not delete the app unless you want to lose all the information that app stores, such as your username, passwords, game progress, preferences, and settings.
- Open the Settings app and select General > iPhone Storage.
- Select “Manage Storage.”
- Select an app to view its Documents & Data.
- If the Documents & Data for a downloaded app is taking up a large amount of storage (> 500 MB), it may be worth deleting and reinstalling the app.
- Tap “Delete App,” then “Delete App” again in the prompt to delete the app.
- Then, download a fresh copy of the app from the Apple App Store.
What To Do When Clearing The App Cache Doesn’t Help
If you have cleared the cache of Safari and individual apps but the problem with your Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus is still happening, the next best option is to reset the device. Before you reset the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, you should back up all data to prevent anything from being lost during the reset process.