Galaxy S7 was the flagship smartphone of the year 2016. However, it still one of the most popular smartphone from Galaxy series. If you are using the phone from long time, you might be experiencing few performance and stability related issues. This may be because of app caches or system cache. In this post, we will provide the steps to clear cache in Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge.
Cache memory starts increases over the period of time. This may cause App crashes, dip in performance etc. Clearing the cache of Galaxy S7 may improve performance, increase available internal storage and fix some bugs. It is always recommended to clear cache once in a while. After upgrading to latest version of android, it will be good idea to wipe cache partition in Samsung Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 Edge.
How to Clear Cache in Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge
There are different ways to clear cache in Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge. You can clear cache of individual app or clear cache of all apps. Here 3 different ways to clear cache in Galaxy S7.
How to Clear App Cache in Samsung Galaxy S7
To clear individual app cache,
- Go to Settings->App.
- Tap on All Apps tab to show all installed apps.
- Tap on the app you want to clear cache.
- Go to Storage.
- Tap on Clear Cache.
- Give your consent to wipe cache of that app.
This is the simple method to wipe individual app cache. If you want to clear all app cache at once, then you can follow the below steps.
- Navigate to Settings->Device maintenance->Storage.
- Tap on Clean Now button.
This will remove all cache data from your Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge.
Wipe Cache Partition in Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge using recovery mode
Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge has option to wipe cache partition. Wipe Cache partition will clear cache files related to apps, games, and clutter stored on the phone.
To Wipe Cache Partition in Galaxy S7 through recovery mode, follow the steps given below.
- First turn off your phone.
- Boot in to recovery mode.
- To get into recovery mode, press and hold Volume Up, Home and Power keys at the same time.
- Release these keys once the Samsung Logo appears.
- If you see, Dead Android logo, press Power button.
- Phone will show recovery mode.
- Volume Up/Down to navigate and Power key to select.
- Select ‘Wipe Cache Partition’ and provide your confirmation.
- When prompted, reboot the phone.
This will clear all the cache in Galaxy S7. Many of the problematic bugs and issues will be fixed. You may experience better performance.