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.
Steps to wipe cache partition on Samsung Galaxy S8
- Make sure you turn off the device.
- Press and hold the Volume Up key and the Bixby key, then press and hold the Power key.
- 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).
- Press the Volume down key several times in order to highlight “Wipe cache partition.”
- Press the Power key to select.
- Press the Volume down key to highlight “Yes” and press the Power key to select.
- After the wipe cache partition is complete, “Reboot system now” is highlighted.
- 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:
- Open the app drawer
- Search for ‘Settings‘ and tap on it.
- Under the ‘Settings‘, tap on Applications and then Application manager.
- Select the app you want to clear off the cache.
- Now tap on ‘Storage‘.
- 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.
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.