What is the cache and why do you need to clear it?
What is the cache on an iPhone and why do you need to clear it? The cache is a temporary storage area on your iPhone that stores webpages you’ve visited, images you’ve viewed, and other information. If you don’t clear your cache regularly, your phone can become slower and take longer to load pages. Clearing the cache can also help fix any problems with loading webpages or making phone calls.
How to clear the cache on your iPhone: The steps
If you’re having trouble with your iPhone performance, clearing the cache may help. Here are the steps: 1. Open the “Settings” app on your iPhone. 2. Tap on “General.” 3. Under “Storage,” scroll down and select “Cache.” 4. Tap on “Clear.” 5. Restart your iPhone if it’s not already done so. 6. Check to see if the problem has been resolved.
What to do if clearing the cache doesn’t work: Additional tips
If clearing the cache on your iPhone doesn’t work, there are a few additional things you can try.
1. Reset your iPhone. This will erase all of your data and settings, and require you to set up your device from scratch.
2. Clear the Safari cache on your computer. This will remove any cached pages that were recently viewed on your device, but won’t affect any pages that have been cached previously.
3. Clear the content of the “Blocked Sites” list on your iPhone. This will remove any sites that you’ve blocked manually or as part of iOS’ parental controls function.
4. Reset Safari’s default search engine to Yahoo! If clearing the cache didn’t work because certain pages were being pulled down from Yahoo!’s servers instead of being cached locally, resetting Safari’s search engine to Yahoo!