How to Clear App Data and App Cache – Android 6.0 Tips & Tricks

Rafia Shaikh
Posted Oct 14, 2015
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Android 6.0 Marshmallow comes with a long list of features and improvements. These improvements also include several feature enhancements and UI tweaks thrown in everywhere in the operating system. While many of these changes have improved the way we use Android OS on our mobile devices, it also has created some puzzles for users to solve. We have already shared with you how to access system settings to edit Quick Settings and more. Today, we will share with you how to clear app data and app cache in Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

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How to clear app data and cache:

Among other changes, Android 6.0 Marshmallow has also modified and added some new options in the Settings app. All the settings – and some more – are still available, but if you need help, you can always read our Android guides to easily find different settings and steps. If you are wondering where to go to clear the app cache and app data, follow these steps and you’ll be done in less than a few seconds.

  • Go to Settings (swipe down the notification panel, or go to the app in your phone’s app drawer).  android 6 clear app cache
  • Scroll down to Appsandroid 6 apps
  • Tap on any app to find its App Info.
  • Next, Tap on Storage. android 6 clear app data
  • Now, tap on Clear Data and Clear Cache.Screenshot_20151013-120631
  • Ta da!

Inside the App details, you can also go to Permissions to play with the new feature that Android 6.0 Marshmallow has introduced giving users a more granular access to app permissions. To learn more about Android app permissions, read: Android Marshmallow App Permissions Explained – Here’s How to Use Them

Don’t forget to share your own little Android Marshmallow tricks and tips.

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