How to clear the cache on iPhone (2022)

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Clearing the cache isn’t a frequent requirement on your iPhone, but it can cause your app to start malfunctioning or slow down your iPhone. In such cases, clearing the cache can be very helpful. It also helps to restore some iPhone storage without offloading apps or deleting documents and data from iPhone. So this is an easy way to clear your iPhone cache.

5 Ways to Clear Cache on iPhone and iPad (2022)

iOS doesn’t have a system-wide scanner that scans the entire device and displays the total amount of cached files, but there are some effective workarounds that can remove the cached files from the iPhone. Plus, if you’re willing to spend a few dollars on a powerful storage cleaner, you can track all your junk files and wipe them out with a click. With that in mind, let’s get started!

1. Restart your iPhone or iPad to clear the minor cache

Many will be surprised to find that a simple reboot can clear the iPhone cache. The restart trick can only clear some lightweight caches, but it’s very useful when faced with various issues such as app freezes and unresponsive touches. Therefore, it is advisable to reboot the device from time to time to clear the minor cache and free up memory.

Restart iPhone and iPad without home button

  • Press and hold the side / top buttons at the same time. Then drag the power off slider to shut down the device.
  • Now wait 30 seconds, then press and hold the side / top button to turn on the device.

Restart your iPhone or iPad with the home button

  • Hold down the side / top button and drag the power off slider to turn off your iPhone.
  • Wait a few seconds, then press and hold the side / top button again to restart the iDevice.

2. Clear Safari cache on iPhone and iPad

When you browse the web in Safari (or any other browser), the web pages you visit store certain data, such as cookies and other cache files, on your iPhone. Fortunately, clearing Safari’s history and cache is an easy process. In addition, if desired, you can clear iPhone cookies instead of deleting all website data. That said, here’s how to clear Safari’s cache on your iPhone:

1. Open Settings app On your iPhone.Scroll down to select Safari..

Open Settings and select Safari

2. Then tap Clear history and website data.. A pop-up menu will appear from the bottom and look like this: “Clearing will delete your history, cookies, and other browsing data. Your history will also be cleared from the device you signed in to your iCloud account.” [履歴とウェブサイトのデータを消去]Tap to clear your browser’s cache and delete all website data as well.

Tap Safari history and website data to clear history and data

3. Clear the cache from the iPhone and iPad app settings

Many apps such as Chrome, Firefox, Spotify and Snapchat come with settings that make it easy to clear the associated cache. Therefore, in many cases, you don’t have to look anywhere other than your app’s settings to clear the cache.

Clear Google Chrome cache

Head to 1. Chrome App-> Other Buttons Located in the lower right corner of the screen.

Open Chrome and[その他]Tap the button

2. Then tap historyClear browsing history data“.


3. Next, Cookies, site data, and cached images and files The option is selected.Then tap Clear browsing history data confirm.

Delete cache in Google Chrome on iPhone

Clear cache in Firefox

1. Go to Firefox app-> Other buttons Located in the lower right corner of the screen.

Navigate Firefox and[その他]Tap the button

2. Here, history..Then tap Clear recent history Then choose to clear the cache Last hour, today, today, yesterday, or all According to your needs.

Clear Firefox cache on iOS

Clean up cache with Spotify

If you want to clear the app data of Spotify iPhone app, you can easily clear it without deleting and reinstalling the app.

1. Open Spotify app-> settings icon Located in the upper right corner of the screen.

Open Spotify and[設定]Tap

2. Then tap storage And hit Clear cache..


Clear cache with Snapchat

1. Start Snapchat app On your device, tap Profile icon Located in the upper left corner of the screen.

How to clear the cache on your iPhone

2. Then tap Settings icon Located in the upper right corner of the screen Clear cache It’s under the account section.Don’t forget to tap clear Check the cleanup in a popup.


To clear the cache from other apps, jump into each setting and[キャッシュをクリア]Find the option and do what you need to do. However, this option is not available for all apps, so you may need to use other methods to clear the cache and free up storage.

4. Delete the app cache on iPhone and iPad

iOS provides an easy way to track your storage usage. With a simple storage bar, you can see which categories such as apps, photos, email, and system data captured more space.

In addition, you can look into the details to see the total amount of space hacked by a particular app. Also, if you come across an app that is consuming too much space, you can remove them altogether and free up a lot of iPhone storage along with the associated cache.

Unfortunately, there are quite a few apps like Instagram that can’t clear the cache. Therefore, to remove the associated caches, you need to remove and reinstall them.

1. First, start Settings app Select on iPhone Universal.

[設定]Open and[一般]Choose

2. Then tap iPhone / iPad storage..

Tap iPhone storage

3. Next, a long list of apps will be displayed on your device along with the amount of storage each app has consumed. Select an app Cache to delete.

How to clear the cache on your iPhone

3. Then tap Delete app Press to confirm erase App Pop up again.

Delete app cache on iPhone

5. Clear your iPhone and iPad cache using a third party app

If you are looking for a more efficient way to clear the cache on your iOS / iPadOS device, it is worth checking out a third party storage cleaner. Thanks to the powerful scanner, you can quickly scan your device to see items that need cleanup. You can also manually select unwanted items and delete them all with a click.

The tools I have tried and found to be very reliable are iMyFone Umate ($ 29.95 / year) and PhoneClean ($ 19.99 / year). It supports both macOS and Windows, making it easy to remove temporary and junk files from your iPhone. These tools are free to use, but you should upgrade to the premium version to maximize your potential.

Use iMyFoneUmate to clear iPhone and iPad cache

1.1. Connect your iPhone On a computer (Mac or PC)

2. Next, iMyFoneUmate app And hit scan..

Use iMyFoneUmate to clear iPhone and iPad cache

3. When the tool scans the device, it will show the number of useless items (along with the file size).Finally, select and click the item you want to delete pretty..

Use PhoneClean to clear cache from iPhone and iPad

1. To get started Connect iPhone On your computer.

2. Next, PhoneClean app Click scan..

3. Then wait for a while for the tool to scan the device.Then click pretty Erase the temporary files.

Use PhoneClean to clear cache from iPhone

Easily clear iPhone and iPad cache

Well, that’s how to clear the cache from your iOS device and recover a lot of valuable storage. The above tips not only help keep your storage clean, but also help prevent problems such as overheating, unexpected battery drain, and stagnation. So have you recently cleared your iPhone cache? Want Apple to make clearing your cache an easier process? Share your thoughts in the comments.