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Do you have problems with applications that don’t respond? Maybe it’s time to give these applications a good spring cleaning. Removing data from the application can also free up memory space. With this feature, you don’t need to uninstall applications or reset your phone to the defaults.
Your Samsung Galaxy S9 has sophisticated technical specifications that result in impressive hardware and feature-rich firmware. Unfortunately, there is no guarantee that your device will no longer have problems with its hardware or firmware. If there is a problem with the operating system, you can always use the factory reset to solve it. But what if you have already installed many applications and tons of files stored in your phone’s internal memory? The factory reset should be the last thing to do, and that’s when the clearing up of the cache partition begins.
Removing an Individual App’s Cache in Galaxy S9
- From a Home screen, drag the cursor up or down in the middle of the screen to access the applications screen.
- Note: These instructions apply only to the default mode and layout of the Home screen.
- Navigate: Settings icon > Apps.
- Select the appropriate application.
- Note If system applications are not visible, press the Menu icon (top right) > Show System Applications.
- Tap the memory.
- Tap Clear Cache (lower right).
- Note: This option may not be available for some applications.
Clear Cache Partition in Galaxy S9
- Turn the unit off.
- Press and hold the Volume Up and Bixby buttons, then press the Power button.
- When the Android logo appears, release all three buttons.
- The message “Install System Update” will display for 30-60 seconds before the Android System Restore menu options appear.
- Press the Volume Down button repeatedly to highlight the Delete Cache partition.
- Press the Power Button to select.
- Press the Volume Down Button to highlight “Yes” and press the Power Button to select.
- When the delete cache partition is finished, “Restart the system” is highlighted.
- Press the power button to reboot the device.
Navigating in Recovery Mode
- After the logo appears, you will see the message Install System Update on your screen for up to 60 seconds.
- Allow your phone to process the files until Android finally starts in recovery/backup mode.
- You can only navigate this menu using the Volume Up and Volume Down buttons.
- Press and hold the button until the marker for the marker reaches the partition for clearing the cache.
- Press the Power button to confirm your action.
- Click the Volume buttons again to select Yes and press the Power button to confirm
- Let the process finish, after which you can now reboot the system and wait for the phone to return to the home screen.
When should the cache be cleared?
We’ve already talked about this. Let’s discuss it further. Since the cache memory constantly accumulates files/data during the entire runtime of applications, it permanently occupies a large amount of memory. That most files/data remain unused/undeleted in this memory.
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