For those that own the new smartphone from Samsung, it’s a good idea to know how to clear Facebook cache on Samsung Note 9 and Note 8. There could be a few reasons that you might want to do this as you could be having issues with the app or dealing with bugs. A quick solution would be to complete a factory reset or even clearing cache of the Note 9 or Note 8 system should do the trick.
Below we’ll explain how you can clear the Facebook Cache within the app on Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and Note 8. In addition, we’ll be mentioning some of the benefits that it can provide your phone by completing a cache wipe.
What is cache?
First lets talk about what does cache do and the reasoning behind why someone should clear cache. All phones have two different types of cache, one is the phone’s system cache and the other is an individuals app cache.
Both types of cache store important information that allow you to have a better performance and reduces the need to reenter or save things everything you use the phone or app. Things like passwords, usernames, preferences and other things are considered cache that are saved differently on your phone and specific apps.
How to clear Facebook cache on Samsung Note 9 and Note 8
Below are the instruction on how to clear cache on Facebook for Samsung Note 9 and Note 8.
- Turn on your Note 8 or Note 9.
- Tap on Settings.
- Tap on App Manager.
- Select on the app you want to clear cache for, in this case Facebook.
- Locate app info.
- Select Clear Cache.
- Tap on Setting to clear the cache for all apps.
- Open Storage.
- Select on Cached Data to be able to clear all app cache together.
It’s important to note that if you clear cache this way, all of your saved info like passwords, usernames, preferences and other things will be lost and you’ll have to go back and manually add these back into each app.
If for some reason the steps above didn’t solve your phone, it’s suggested that you go and reset your Note 8. By doing this, files will be cleared and the phone will act like it’s brand new. It should be noted that since everything will be erased, it’s a good idea to back up all files before you go and reset your phone.