- To clear the system cache on Motorola and Nexus phones not on Oreo
- Moto E2
- Moto E4
- Moto E4 Plus
- Moto G3
- Moto G4
- Moto G4 Play
- Moto G4 Plus
- Moto G5 Plus
- Moto G5S Plus
- Moto X Pure Edition
- Moto X4
- Moto Z Play
- Nexus 5X
- Nexus 6
- Nexus 6P
- Android Nougat 7.1.1 and below ONLY (not on Oreo)
- Turn off your phone and remove any charging cables
- Press and hold both the Volume Down and Power buttons at the same time for 2-3 seconds, then release both buttons
- When you see Start highlighted use the Volume Down button to scroll through the options to Recovery Mode and press the Power button to select it
- When you see the words No Command, press and hold the Power button and tap the Volume Up button
- Note: The phone will reboot if you wait too long to perform this step
- Use the Volume Down button to scroll to Wipe cache partition and press the Power button to select it
- Use the Volume Down button to scroll to Yes and press the Power button to select it
- When you see Reboot system now highlighted press the Power button to select it
Clearing the system cache can help to resolve issues and improve the performance of your phone by removing temporary files associated with the Android operating system.
Cache Wipe can take some time. Please let it finish the cache wipe before attempting anything else.
If you see the Android lying down with a warning sign, that is a normal part of the No Command screen.
If your phone is running Android Oreo 8.0 and above, there is no system cache. If you don't see your Motorola Phone here, please see How to Clear the System Cache on a Moto E1, Moto G1, Moto X1, and Moto X2.
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