Galaxy Note8: How do I clear the app cache and data on my Samsung Galaxy Note8 (SM-N950W)?

Last Update Date : Apr 09. 2018

Apps


Having trouble with unresponsive apps? It may be time to give those apps a good spring cleaning. Clearing the app data can also free up your memory space. By using this function, you do not have to uninstall an app or reset your phone to factory settings.

Note: Screens and settings available may vary depending on your Canadian wireless service provider and your software version.

Clear App Cache


Think of it as a juice cleanse for apps. Follow these instructions to clear out an app:

1. From the Home screen, swipe up or down to access the Apps screen.

2. Touch Settings.

3. Touch Apps.

4. Scroll to and touch the desired app.

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5. Touch Storage.

Clear App Cache 2


6. Touch CLEAR CACHE.

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Clear App Data


Need a total do-over? Try emptying out all app data.

Note: Clearing the data will reset the app to factory default settings. Any personal settings saved on the app will be removed.

1. From the Home screen, swipe up or down to access the Apps screen.

2. Touch Settings.

3. Touch Apps.

4. Scroll to and touch the desired app.

5. Touch Storage.

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6. Touch CLEAR DATA.

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7. Touch DELETE.

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