How to Clear the Cache of All Installed Apps on Motorola, Google, Nexus, and Alcatel Phones

Objective

  • To clear the cache of installed applications

Environment

  • Motorola phones
  • Google phones
  • Nexus phones
  • Alcatel A30
  • Android 7.1 Nougat and lower

Procedure

  1. Open Settings
  2. Tap Storage or Storage & USB
    • Note: If given the option, tap Internal storage
  3. Tap Cached data
  4. Tap OK or DELETE

Additional Notes

Clearing your cache will remove temporary files from your phone, but will not delete your files or settings. This can help to resolve issues with apps or with the Android system and improve the performance of your phone. This process may take several minutes to complete.


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