(Archived) How to Clear the System Cache on a Moto G3


  • To Clear the System Cache on a Moto G3


  • Moto G3


  1. Turn off your phone and remove any charging cables.
  2. With the phone off, press and hold both the Volume Down and Power buttons at the same time for 2-3 seconds, then release both buttons.
  3. The phone will display information about the phone and will have "Start" highlighted at the top right of the screen. Use Volume Down button to scroll through the options to "Recovery Mode" and press the Power button to select it.
  4. The phone will display the Motorola world logo, then the Android figure lying down with an exclamation point. In small words "No Command" will show underneath. Press and hold the Power button and tap the Volume Up button.

    Note: If you wait too long to perform this step, the phone will reboot and you'll need to start the process again.

  5. The phone will display additional menu options. Use the Volume Down button to scroll to "Wipe cache partition" and press the Power button to select it. The cache wipe will begin immediately. This process can take up to 10 minutes to complete. 
  6. After the Cache Wipe is complete, the menu items will reappear, with "Reboot system now" highlighted. Press the Power button to select it. Your phone will restart.


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