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How to Clear Cache on iPhone for Apps to Free up More Space

iPhone users should clear iPhone Apps' cache regularly to free up more space.If you want to keep your iPhone in the best state, read more to learn how to clear cache on iPhone for its Apps.

Updated Jan 10,2017 | by Niko

How to clear cache on iPhone for Apps? To figure this out, we are going to discuss the methods that will help effectively and rapidly clear App cache on iPhone in the following article. Before clearing App cache on your iPhone, let’s figure out what App cache is first. 

What is App cache

App cache could be scripts, browsing history files, images and other media files that are automatically generated by Apps. Normally, App cache data is stored on your iPhone in a reserved space, so the next time when you are visiting the App, the information is already available.

However, along with the increasing number of installed Apps and more frequent App use, the cache items & data quickly eat up iPhone storage space. Meanwhile, your iPhone is getting slower and slower. Compared to the running speed, the “Storage Almost Full” issue of iPhone is far worse, especially for those who are still using the iPhone of 16GB storage.

Regularly deleting junk files and clearing iPhone App cache cannot only boost running speed of your iPhone, but also free up more space. If you are not sure how to clear cache on iPhone for the Apps to make more available space yet, check out this article.

How to Clear Cache on iPhone for Its Apps 

You should check the storage usage first before deleting App cache on your iPhone. To check which Apps takes most of the storage on your iPhone (iPad and iPod touch as well):

Go to Settings > General > Storage & iCloud Storage, and you will see the used and available storage on iPhone. You can also open “Manage Storage” to check the storage of each App’s use.


It would be quite convenient since some Apps allow you to clear cache in their setting menus. For example, you can clear out the Safari cache:

Go to Settings > Safari > Clear History and Website Data


For other Apps, you can open the setting menu separately and see whether they support to clear cache operation inside the Apps. For example, 


However, many Apps contain no built-in cleaners. In this situation, the most direct way to clear App cache is to delete and then reinstall the App. There are multiple ways to delete Apps from iPhone. Generally, you are able to delete Apps directly on iPhone or take advantages of IOTransfer and clear cache on iPhone 100% safely.

·         delete Apps on iPhone


·         delete Apps via IOTransfer


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Now, IOTransfer can work as a powerful iPhone cleaner, offering a quick but complete checkup for your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. With just 1 simple click, the phone cleaner will clean up cookies, App caches, crash logs, junk files and other temporary files from you iOS devices to free up more space. Even better, you can make your iPhone run much more smoothly.

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