How to clear cache on Samsung Galaxy A6 and A6+

Do you wonder why our smartphone becomes slower over time? There could be one or multiple reasons at the time. Most commonly, the cache memory creates such problems. Sometimes it becomes necessary to delete. In this tutorial, we will help you to clear/delete the cache on the Samsung Galaxy A6 and A6 Plus smartphones. That will help you to improve and sustain performance. It helps to cure many issues like app crashes, lags, and freezes. If you ever face performance issues on your Galaxy A6 and A6 Plus, try clearing the cache memory. Most probably, that will resolve the problems.

The cache memory is linked to installing applications. It keeps accumulating as we use our phone. Each time we open an application, it creates some cache files. Most of these files are temporary in nature and gets wiped out automatically. But still, some portion remains in with cache memory. It stays there until we manually remove it. And eventually, this cache memory starts impacting the regular functionality. Thus bring performance related issues. Therefore is highly recommended that Galaxy A6 and A6 Plus users delete the cache memory at least one in a month or two. That keeps functionalities work in normal condition.

The process of clearing cache on the Samsung Galaxy A6 and A6 Plus is not a tough job. Either you can clear the cache of individual apps or clear it all at once. If something unusual is happening with a single or few apps, try clearing cache of those applications. The cache memory keeps on growing and over time it becomes so that it causes multiple performance issues. Most of the social apps like Facebook, Instagram, etc., can generate up to 500MB of cached data within just a week. That is what a single app can do if used gently. There’re many such apps that we use on a regular basis on our phone.

Also, we will explain how to perform a ‘wipe cache partition’ process. Clearing the cache partition on the Samsung Galaxy A6 and A6 Plus clears them deeply. It ensures that the performance of your phone gets calibrated properly. And problems have vanished. To perform a wipe cache partition, we use the recovery mode — an Android mode that offers useful maintenance related tools.

Unlike the factory reset, clearing cache memory won’t delete your files and installed applications. It just removes the cache data associated with the applications.

How to clear cache on Samsung Galaxy A6 and A6+

As outlined already above, either we can clear the cache of individual apps or clear it all at once. Thus, it is important to certain about them. If the problems are related to one or more apps, you should try clearing cache of those applications manually.

1. How to clear app cache

1. Open the Settings menu on your phone.

2. Scroll a little bit down and tap on Apps.

3. From the list of apps, select the appropriate app of which you’d like to clear cache memory.

Clear App Cache on Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus

4. Now, tap on Storage.

Tap on Storage to Clear App Cache on Galaxy A6 Plus

5. On the next screen, tap on Clear Cache and have this action performed.

Clear App Cache Galaxy A6 Plus

That’s an appropriate way to clear the cache on the Samsung Galaxy A6 and A6 Plus of individual apps. This is very helpful in case you face problems regarding some applications.

If an application is throwing errors or behaving abnormally, you can clear its cache to reset it. That should take care of these problems.

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To free up more space, you can tap on Clear Data option as well. It cleans the linked data of that application.

If you wish to delete all the cache memory at once, you can do it through Settings. Follow the below instructions to clear all memory at once:

1. Again, open the Settings menu.

2. Open the Storage menu.

3. Scroll down to get Cached Data option and tap on it. Confirm your action.

It will instantly clear all the cached data on your phone. Certainly, it will free up a good amount of space on the storage. It helps to calibrate the performance and maintain a sustained performance.

It is highly suggested that you remove cache memory at-least once in a month or two. In that way, you can manage performance on your phone.

If you were facing lags, freezing, app crashes, etc., issues, these should have been rectified. In case you still find some issues occurring at the runtime, try clearing the cache partition of the phone.

That will clear all the cache memory created by the system and third-party applications. Our second part will cover this thing.

2. Wipe cache partition on Samsung Galaxy A6 and A6 Plus

The Android operating system has been created so well that it has a separate section for cache memory. This part becomes bigger as the size of the cache memory increases. Since our smartphone has many system applications come pre-installed, cache memory related to those apps might get ignored.

While we clear the cache data, there are possibilities that our system ignores the system apps and their cache memory. On the other hand, wiping the cache partition on the Samsung Galaxy A6 and A6 Plus will leave nothing.

You get a completely clean device. Most importantly, it won’t delete the installed apps and stuff stored on your phone.

It is completely safe to perform. Since it deletes the cache data, there are chances that your games might start from the very beginning.

Wiping cache partition is recommended when your phone some serious performance issues. The below instructions will guide you in the best manner to wipe the cache partition on the Samsung Galaxy A6 and A6 Plus:

1. Turn OFF your phone.

2. Now, enter into the recovery mode using the instructions given →here. The recovery mode looks like:

Enter Samsung Galaxy A6 Recovery Mode

3. Tap on Wipe cache partition and perform this action.

4. Exit the recovery mode, tap on reboot system now entity.

You’ve successfully cleared the cache partition on your phone. Now, your phone should run smoothly. Bugs and issues would be removed as of now.

In this way, you can clear the cache memory on the Samsung Galaxy A6 and A6 Plus. Either you can delete the cache memory of individual apps or clear it all at once.

That’s how you can easily optimize the performance of your phone. Most of Samsung smartphones suffer from such issues. So, you must learn how to encounter such problems. Just before you go to the service station, there some troubleshooting you can do on your own.

It ends our tutorial here. Make sure to share your thoughts and experiences with us. You’re most welcome to make comments below.


  1. Well explained and easy to follow. Completed wiping all cache individually and in recovery mode. It reduced the “other” storage by a mere 2 GB. What is the “other” storage which is blocking up my mobile? I have only 835mb images 678mb videos 579mb audio almost no documents but 38.7gb of other.

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