Does your Samsung Galaxy S89 or Galaxy S9 Plus freeze on a regular basis? Have you also noticed that there are some delays and some malfunction issues on your device? If this issue keeps getting you frustrated, then you are in the right place because we have good news for you. You would be excited to find out that the issue on your device is easy to troubleshoot and fix.
Performing a factory reset on your Galaxy S9/S9 Plus can help you bring the device back to manufacturer’s default settings.
Clearing the app cache can help you fix any potential bugs and system malfunctions coming from apps.
In this guide, we would focus on the second option. This is because the first option will get rid of everything saved on your device and users wouldn’t want that. A few settings would be changed and revert to defaults but it is easier to configure these settings again than to lose all data save on your device should you perform a factory reset on your device.
To those who may not know what cache is, it is a temporary memory which is saved on your smartphone. All apps you install on your device have it as well. The cache is used to make sure that you experience smooth performance when you are switching between apps on your device. It keeps data temporarily on your device, and this data may be the cause of apps freezing or crashing on your device. As such, it is important to get rid of this specific type of cache. Read on to learn more.
Easy steps to Clear App Cache on Samsung Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9 Plus.
Just like we mentioned above, the app cache keeps some bits and pieces of information which is used to aid the use of more than one app at a time on your device. You can either clear the app cache of a specific app or do it for all apps installed on your device.
Follow the steps below to clear app cache for a specific app:
- Open the App menu on your Samsung Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9 Plus.
- Next, tap on the Settings app icon.
- Tap on the “Applications” option and then tap on Application Manager.
- Look for the app whose cache you want to clear and tap on it.
- Next, tap on Storage and then tap on Clear Cache.
Note: The steps listed above will only work when your device is Standard mode.
Some apps do not have this option available.
Follow the steps below to clear cache data for all apps installed on your Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9 Plus.
- Go to the General Settings and open the Storage menu.
- Next, tap on the Cached Data and then tap on Delete.
With these few steps, you can fix all cache problems on your Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9 Plus. If after trying this you still face the issue, then you can try performing a factory reset.