How to delete the Facebook app cache

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delete the Facebook app cache

Facebook is one of the most popular apps which is used worldwide. We all have that app on our mobile phones, right? And, we do use Facebook on a regular basis. While we keep using the app, it will store various types of data in its cache. And we use the app a lot!! Am I correct? So, there will be a lot of data stored in the cache. Basically, the Facebook cache is a record of the links you clicked, the pages you visited, and other activities inside the Facebook app. The purpose of the cache is, it facilitates quicker loading of the app.

However, you may experience storage issues due to the large amounts of data stored in the Facebook cache. Or else the app may be causing problems. Then you can clear the app cache as a solution for those issues. So, here I am with a guide on how to delete the Facebook app cache.

delete the Facebook app cache

Before moving into the main topic, I have to tell you something important. That is the difference between clearing app data and clearing app cache. Clearing app data will reset the app to its original version, deleting all the data including login information. So, the app will look like when you just installed it. But clearing the app cache won’t do that. It simply deletes only the temporary data that facilitates faster loading. Here in this article, we are talking about clearing app cache. In conclusion, there is no harm you can do by clearing the app cache.

Let’s do that!

How to delete the Facebook app cache:

  • First, open the Settings app on your phone.
  • Tap on Apps & notifications.
  • Then tap Facebook (if you can’t see the Facebook app, then tap All Apps and look)
  • Now, click on Storage. If your device runs Android 10, click Storage & cache.
  • Finally, tap Clear cache.

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