How To Clear Cache LG G5
There is some problems that can easily be fixed on the Android software. The best way to fix any bugs or software problems on the LG G5 is to either complete a factory reset or a cache wipe. The main reason to clear the cache on a LG G5 is when the smartphone is slow, delays, glitches or freezes. The following is a guide on how to clear the LG G5 cache.
What is the cache and what does it do?
There are two different types of cache on the LG G5. The first is the app cache, while the other is system cache. All the apps on the LG G5 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 LG G5 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 the app cache on the LG G5
For problems that are just happening on a specific app, it’s best to first try to clear the app cache. You can clear the app cache with these instructions:
- Turn on yourLG G5
- 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 passwords, game progress, preferences and settings.
What to do when clearing the app cache doesn’t help?
After you have cleared the cache of individual apps and the LG G5 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 LG G5, you should back up all data to prevent anything from being lost during the reboot process. After rebooting the LG G5, 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 LG G5.
If the problems persist the next stage is to factory reset the LG G5