What is Cache Partition? How to Wipe Cache Partition Galaxy S6

Wipe cache partition of your Galaxy s6 to increase the overall performance of your Samsung Galaxy G6 Android Mobile. Wipe and clean cache partition of Samsung Galaxy S series mobile Phone to Increase the Speed and performance.

What is Cache Partition?

Cache partition on Samsung Galaxy s6, S6 edge, Galaxy S7 or any other Android mobile of any brand, is a partition assigned on your Android internal storage. This Cache partition is used to store temporary cookies and data from frequently used applications and features.

How to Wipe Cache Partition Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 edge, and S7


If you Samsung is running slow or it drains your battery faster than usual, you may need to wipe your Galaxy mobile’s Cache partition or data. There are two different methods to Wipe the Cache partition of your Samsung Galaxy S series mobile and clean the cache data to fix a slow-performing Galaxy mobile.

Method 1- Wipe Cache Partition on Galaxy mobile using Settings

This is the easiest way to Wipe Cache Partition of your Samsung s6. Follow the steps below:

Edit: This method is no more working for the latest Android Smartphones.

Does wiping cache partition deletes my data?

Method 2- Wipe Cache Partition on Galaxy mobile using Recovery menu

This method included the recovery system menu. Follow the steps below:

  1. Turn off your Samsung Galaxy s6.
  2. Press and hold the Volume up, Home, and Power keys together for 5-6 seconds.
  3. Release only the Power key, when the Samsung Galaxy S6 logo screen displays.
  4. When the Android logo displays, release the Volume up and Home keys. ‘Installing system update‘ appears for 30 – 60 seconds, followed by the Android system recovery menu.
  5. Press the Volume down key until ‘wipe cache partition’ is highlighted.
  6. Press the Power key to select.
  7. Press the Volume down key until ‘yes‘ is highlighted.
  8. Press the Power key to select.
  9. When the wipe cache partition is complete, ‘Reboot system now‘ is highlighted
  10. Press the Power key to restart the device.

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If you notice your Android malfunction or going paranoid, it’s a better idea to wipe your Android cache partition before you attempt a hard reset. This method is quite helpful to resolve the storage issue, performance boost, fix IMS service error and other Android related issues. 


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