How to clear cache of apps in iOS?

Liu Han January 29, 2013
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I have noticed that various apps on iOS (iPhone), like FB, Twitter, etc, have a cache and it keeps increasing over time.

I have tried everything & searched everywhere for a way to clear those caches, but to no avail. Only option I’ve been able to find is by uninstalling & reinstalling the app. Any other way to clear the app cache, HELP?

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  1. Scott Kupferman
    June 6, 2013 at 10:32 pm

    Try this directly on your iPhone
    Go to Settings|General|Usage|Storage

    You will see the consumption of storage by application. Click on the apps you want to clear and you can delete associated documents and files without deleting the app. To do this, you must click on the an app and then Edit in the upper right hand corner. You will then have the option to delete files, where possible.

  2. ion popa
    February 1, 2013 at 6:30 pm

    This topic comes too late for me. I've deleted Facebook and Twitter apps; now I'm using browsers (Safari/Opera) to acces those services.

  3. Aska Nag
    January 29, 2013 at 8:13 pm

    Try the free program PhoneClean.
    Best regards!

  4. Mike Case
    January 29, 2013 at 4:59 pm

    Go to "Settings" and select "Safari". Scroll down a little, and you'll see the options for "Clear History" and "Clear Cookies and Data".

  5. Liu Han
    January 29, 2013 at 3:19 pm

    iFunBox works, thanks!

    • ha14
      January 30, 2013 at 11:39 am

      thanks for your reply, great that it serves you well:)

  6. prashanth singh rathore
    January 29, 2013 at 2:10 pm

    use FunBOX by this u can clear cache of apps...!! :)

  7. Alan Wade
    January 29, 2013 at 1:57 pm

    Here is a link explaining how to clear the Browser cache on your iPhone.

    • Liu Han
      January 29, 2013 at 3:21 pm

      I know about the browser cache, I wanted to know about other apps like FB, Twitter, etc. Thanks anyway for responding.

  8. ha14
    January 29, 2013 at 1:16 pm

    i heard that i-FunBox can do what you want
    1- plug your iOS device
    2- select facebook
    3- Go on "Library" folder
    4- Delete the "Cache" folder

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