Galaxy S9 - How do I clear the app cache and data on my Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960W)?

Last Update Date : May 10. 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.
Galaxy S9 - How do I clear the app cache and data on my Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960W)?
5 Touch Storage.
Galaxy S9 - How do I clear the app cache and data on my Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960W)?
6 Touch CLEAR CACHE.
Galaxy S9 - How do I clear the app cache and data on my Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960W)?

Clear App Data

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

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.
Galaxy S9 - How do I clear the app cache and data on my Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960W)?
5 Touch Storage.
Galaxy S9 - How do I clear the app cache and data on my Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960W)?
6 Touch CLEAR DATA.
Galaxy S9 - How do I clear the app cache and data on my Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960W)?
7 Touch DELETE.
Galaxy S9 - How do I clear the app cache and data on my Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960W)?

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

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