Is your iPhone lagging or working slow? If yes, then the reason behind might be your iPhone’s browser. Each browser, either in Android or iOS devices, has a cache that needs to be cleared up so your iPhone won’t become slow. If you want your phone to become fully optimized and run smoothly every time you use it, clearing the cached data is very important. Whatever browser you use, you should always clear your cache. But, how? Follow this step by step guide.

 

Cached data

If you don’t have an idea of what cached data is, it is all the information or data that comes from each website you visit. These data will be stored on your iPhone so you can browse faster. When loading a website page, it will help you save time; however, if cached data eats up your phone’s space, your phone will become slow. So, clear your cache every once in a while so your phone’s space won’t become full.

You don’t have to worry about losing any important data or information in your device – it won’t happen if you clear your cache. Your autofill information, usernames, passwords, will still be saved on your phone even if you clear your cache. If you choose to clear the data, however, then all saved data or information will be lost.

 

Clear Safari Cache

 1. From your iPhone, look for the Settings app. It has a gear-shaped icon.

 2. Scroll down and look for Safari in the menu. Tap it.

 3. After that, scroll down again and look for Clear History and Website Data option on the Safari menu. You can also see this text highlighted in blue, located near the bottom of the menu. Tap it.

 4. A pop-up will appear confirming your action. If you want to continue, tap Clear History and Data. If you don’t want to continue, just tap Cancel on the pop-up box.

 

Clear Chrome Cache

 1. Open Chrome browser and look for the button that says “More”. Its sign is three dots located at the Chrome app’s bottom-right corner.

2. Click Settings on the drop-down menu that will appear.

3. Look for the Privacy option on the Settings menu. It is a shield-shaped icon with a checkmark in the middle. Tap it.

4. Scroll down and go to the bottom of the screen. You will then see the Clear Browsing Data. Click it.

5. You have to make sure that Site Data and Cookies are selected before clearing the cache. Autofill data, browsing history, site data, cookies, and saved passwords can also be cleared. But you might lose some important data or information when you clear them.

6. Once done, tap the Clear Browsing Data button.

 

Clear FireFox Cache

 1. Open Firefox browser and look for the button that says “More”. Its sign is three dots located at the Firefox app’s bottom-right corner.

 2. Click Settings on the drop-down menu that will appear.

 3. Look for the Privacy option on the Settings menu. It is a shield-shaped icon with a checkmark in the middle. Tap it.

 4. Scroll down and go to the bottom of the screen. You will then see the Data Management option. Click it.

 5. You have to make sure that Cache option is  selected before clearing the Firefox Cache. To choose Cache, slide the toggle to the right. A blue light will signal that it’s selected. Autofill data, browsing history, site data, cookies, and saved passwords can also be cleared. But you might lose some important data or information when you clear them.

 6. Once done, tap the Clear Private Data button.

 7. Then, click OK to confirm.

 

Clear Edge Cache

 1. Open Edge browser and look for the button that says “More”. Its sign is three dots located at the Edge app’s bottom-right corner.

 2. Click Settings on the drop-down menu that will appear.

 3. Look for the Privacy option on the Settings menu. It is a shield-shaped icon with a checkmark in the middle. Tap it.

 4. Scroll down and go to the bottom of the screen. You will then see the Clear Browsing Data. Click it.

 5. You have to make sure that Cache option is selected before clearing the Edge cache. Autofill data, browsing history, site data, cookies, and saved passwords can also be cleared. But you might lose some important data or information when you clear them.

 6. Once done, tap the Clear Browsing Data button to continue.

 7. Tap the Clear button confirm that you want to clear the cache.

If your phone is still working slow after a few attempts of clearing its cache, then you should scan it because your phone might have a virus.