Recently, we have demonstrated different ways to reach the recovery mode o this smartphone. That mode helps to perform some maintenance associated actions including a factory reset, clearing cache data, updating firmware and so on. During this tutorial, we’ll discuss specifically on clearing or delete cache files on Samsung Galaxy M40, associated with individual apps or delete the entire cache partition at once.
There are multiple benefits of doing so, if one is suffering from low-performance, instability, app crashes, and similar problems, such are sorted through delete cache files. Generally, cache files are generated/induced by the applications that we have on our phone. Those apps cultivate more cache data that are being used relentlessly. To be more precise, social media apps intend to output heaps of cache data.
Social media apps like Facebook, Reddit, Instagram, etc are capable of generating cache data in GBs, under normal usage condition. So, sooner or later, users would face problems like low storage space, certainly lower performance since excessive cache data affects different aspects of Android firmware and much more. Therefore, it becomes important to clear off this clutter data out of our phone.
App crashes, the screen becomes unresponsive, user-interface freezes, etc., are common problems that are observed. Before you proceed further, you first must acknowledge the exact problem that you’re facing. Whether that’s bounded to certain applications or it’s something that’s affecting the overall experience. If you suspect that a certain app is doing unwell, you should clear the cache of that app rather than delete entire cache data.
And if you find that problems are site-wide, through recovery mode, we can wipe off the cache partition at once. The Android OS uses different partitions to store specific files. For cache files and data, there’s separate partition. That makes easier to wipe offer every bit of cache files out of the phone without hurting or touching any other file or app. That action only wipes off cache files related to apps. However, that will remove apps/games related data like progress, log in details, etc.
This must have provided a clear vision of this action. We would recommend you to create a backup before doing so. You can follow this dedicated guide; how to back up Samsung Galaxy smartphones. Or simply, use the Smart Switch app to sync your data to online services or other devices. Now, proceeding ahead, we’ll learn to clear app cache of individual apps.
How to clear app cache on Samsung Galaxy M40
- Open ‘Settings’ menu.
- Now, scroll Down and tap on Apps and open the list of apps there.
- From that list, tap on the App that you want its cache to be deleted.
- Then, tap on Storage.
- Now, tap on CLEAR CACHE.
Similarly, follow these steps to clear cache coupled with other applications. This comes helpful in cases where a certain application starts behaving abnormally. If you notice that an application is freezing, crashing or becomes unresponsive, then clearing its cache should probably solve this problem. And if that doesn’t solve the problem, you better seek alternatives.
You can go ahead and uninstall that application and re-install its fresh build from the Google Play store. Moreover, you can get in touch with their developers to get an appropriate solution. That’s how we can easily clear app cache on Samsung Galaxy M40 smartphone. This method remains the same for almost every Android phone.
Further, if you figure that problems are at a different level, perhaps, wiping its entire cache should fix them. To clear its cache partition, we’ll use the recovery mode, a maintenance mode given to Android users to perform certain actions. Just keep reading below to learn more about this mode and use it to wipe cache partition on your phone.
How to wipe cache partition on Samsung Galaxy M40
Wiping cache partition helps in troubleshooting most of the Android phones. Whether you’re facing low-performance issues, stability related buts or user-interface isn’t functioning well, this should probably help you. Through recovery mode, we can get rid of the entire cache files through wiping the cache partition. If you’re specifically looking improve performance, then must check tutorial:
And while we do that, it won’t hurt any of your file or app bring present on your phone. This action only removes associated cache files of applications and games. So, it is obvious that it will wipe saved data like progress, log in details and similar ones. For those, you’ve been indulged with their smartphone for a long time, this action is highly recommended.
The cache database becomes excessive throughout time and eventually cause different bugs and problems. Just follow the below instructions to wipe cache partition on your phone to improve performance and stability:
- Ensure that you’ve backed up important data.
- Turn OFF your phone using the Power Key.
- Now follow this guide to boot your phone into the recovery mode or just follow the below steps:
- Press and hold Volume Up and Power buttons at the same time.
- Release these buttons once Samsung Logo appears.
- Press Volume UP button once to get in the recovery mode.
- There, select ‘Wipe Cache Partition’.
- Give your confirmation to perform this action.
- Exit this mode once this action is completed.
That’s how it is done. This way, we can easily remove all cache files at once on our phone. It remains the same for almost all Android phone. Although, the steps to reach recovery mode may differ. This improves performance, storage space, stability and fixes bugs associated with the user interface.
This should definitely help you while troubleshooting this Samsung Galaxy M40 from common Android phones. So, that ends our tutorial here that details required steps delete cache this smartphone, both, app cache and wipe cache partition. If you find anything troublesome, you can reach us through the below comments. We would love to help you out further.