Clear Facebook Cache On Samsung Galaxy S7
For Samsung Galaxy S7 owners, you may want to know how to clear Facebook cache. The best way to fix any bugs or other software problems on your Galaxy S7 is to either complete a factory reset or a cache wipe.
The best reason to clear the Facebook cache on a Samsung Galaxy S7 is when the smartphone has some delays, glitches or freezes. The following is a guide on how to clear the Galaxy S7 cache.
What is the cache and what does it do?
First, it’s important to to know what cache is and why should clear it on your Galaxy smartphone. The Samsung Galaxy S7 has two different types of cache. The first is the app cache and the other is system cache. All the apps on the Galaxy S7 has its own cache installed on the app. This cache allows for the temporary data to be stored for better help when switching between apps. While, the system cache on the Galaxy S7 does the same thing, but for the Android software instead of each individual app. That’s why when there are issues with apps crashing or freezing, it’s best to clear the system cache wipe to help fix this issue.
How to clear Facebook cache on the Galaxy S7
For problems that are just happening on a specific app, it’s best to first try to clear the Faeebook cache. You can clear the Facebook cache with these instructions:
- Turn on your Galaxy S7
- Go to Settings > App Manager
- Select the app you want to clear the cache for
- After you’ve selected the app, look for the app info screen
- Select on Clear Cache
- To clear the app cache for all apps, go to Settings > Storage
- Select Cached Data to clear all app caches simultaneously
Don’t select Clear Data unless you want to lose all the information that app stores, like your user name, passwords, game progress, preferences, settings and so on.
What to do when clearing the app cache doesn’t help
After you have cleared the cache of individual apps and the Galaxy S7 problem is still happening, the next best option is to uninstall the app and reboot the device. It’s important to note that before you reset the Galaxy S7, you should back up all data to prevent anything from being lost during the reboot process. After rebooting the Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 Edge, and the problem is still happening, then it’s suggested that you perform a system cache wipe, also known as clearing the cache partition on the Galaxy S7.