How To Wipe Cache Partition On Samsung Galaxy S8

How To Wipe Cache Partition On Samsung Galaxy S8 1

Learning how to wipe cache partition is very important if you own any device. This is a diagnosis that can fix issues that you are having with your Samsung Galaxy S8. These include freezing apps, device crashing, unable to view website images and the inability to sync data. Wiping cache partition on Galaxy S8 is easy and simple. This article will give detailed steps on how to wipe cache partition on Samsung Galaxy S8.

See also: How To Fix Auto-Rotate On Samsung Galaxy S8

Steps to wipe cache partition on Samsung Galaxy S8

  1. Make sure you turn off the device.
  2. Press and hold the Volume Up key and the Bixby key, then press and hold the Power key.
  3. When the green Android logo displays, release all keys (‘Installing system update’ will show for about 30 – 60 seconds before showing the Android system recovery menu options).
  4. Press the Volume down key several times in order to highlight “Wipe cache partition.”
  5. Press the Power key to select.
  6. Press the Volume down key to highlight “Yes” and press the Power key to select.
  7. After the wipe cache partition is complete, “Reboot system now” is highlighted.
  8. Press the Power key to restart the device.


If you want to clear the cache that is affecting a particular app then you can do this individually. Please follow the procedures below:

  1. Open the app drawer
  2. Search for ‘Settings‘ and tap on it.
  3. Under the ‘Settings‘, tap on Applications and then Application manager.
  4. Select the app you want to clear off the cache.
  5. Now tap on ‘Storage‘.
  6. And then tap on ‘CLEAR DATA‘ to clear its cache memory.

The Samsung Galaxy has two different types of cache. The first is the system cache and the second is the individual cache for applications stored on your device. You can choose to clear the cache on your software or individual applications.


Wrapping up

Once you follow the steps the Galaxy S8 cache partition should be removed. Please comment below if you are still having problems. We will give you further instructions.

  1. I have also tried all the steps and still get the Unable to Update Software. A network or server error occurred, message.

  2. I tried the steps several times. The phone still indicates that the storage space is running out. Of the 64 GB, 60.77 GB is used by “other.”

  3. My friend has a Samsung s9 and one of his game applications(GAAS) is having a 3D effect. I gave him the step to clear caches after uninstalling the game app and data. Afterwards he reinstalled the game but still has the same problem. The game had an update that was currupted by maleware. Do you think he was unsuccessful in his attempt at clearing the cache or is it more likely that some part of hisvdata has been corrupted on the server?

  4. I keep getting a software update notification after I do the update, I have cleared the cache partition per the instructions above and it’s still saying that I have a software update.

  5. Good morning. I did steps 1 to 8 as instructed. My cam is still not working. What do you suggest? Please help. Many thanks

  6. I recent recorded a video while my phone was on silent and I have no sound to the video. I have recorded videos before on silent with no issues. Is there a way to get the sound back?

  7. Hi. I just received my replacement Galaxy S8+ cellphone from my insurance and I am attempting to install standalone apk files, but am not able to and do not have an option to install from unknown source. Do I need to reformat my phone and sd card and start over from scratch? Please help!

  8. Rhe problem still noy fixed. Samasung galaxy apps like themes, Bixby, Always on Dispaly etc are not updating and shows installation error.

  9. The keyboard is still not working!!! It went through the menu to show me the new features and then it stopped again. I cleared the data and the cache in the Samsung Keyboard app as we as doing the partition for the phone.

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