Guide to Wipe Cache Partition on Galaxy Note 5 – A complex device such a smartphone and tables is bound to have some issue from time to time on the most unexpected moment.
The same thing goes for Galaxy Note 5, where the owner suddenly has to deal with some issue regarding their phone. The issue itself is very varying, where it can be an excessive battery draining issue, slower performance, force to close app and so on.
When this kind of thing happens, there are some things that people can try and one of them is wipe out cache partition. Cache data is duplicated data that was build by the system for every app in the phone.
Cache data will help the phone to load data faster and allow the owner to get instant access to the app they want to use without have wait for too long.
But there are times when cache data get corrupted for no obvious reason and caused some performance issue. If that is the case, then it is very reasonable to clear or wipe out cache data and allow the system to work in better environment.
Wiping out data cache won’t do any harm to the data and information that was stored in the phone itself. Remember that data cache is only duplicated data that were supposed to help the system work faster.
The process of wipe out data cache or cache partition of the entire system or the entire application on Galaxy Note 5 is very simple, just follow these steps:
- Turn OFF the device first.
- Boot the device into Recovery Mode. Recovery Mode is a special mode that allow people to take certain actions regarding their phone such as factory reset and wipe cache partition.
- Once the device boot into Recovery Mode, people can navigate through the menu using Volume Up and Down button since touch screen capabilities is not working in this special mode, unless those who already installed custom recovery who can use the touch screen.
- Find the option of “Wipe Cache Partition” on the menu and highlight it.
- To make the selection, use Power button.
- The process of wipe out cache partition will begin and it may take a while before it completed depend on the amount of data cache that was stored in the device.
- When the process is completed, go back to Recovery Mode menu and find “Reboot System Now” option.
- Use Power button to select this option, where it will boot the device back to normal mode.
Suggested Read: How to Factory Reset or Hard Reset on Galaxy Note 5
The very first time that the device boots back into normal mode, it may take a while before it can be used since the device needs to rebuild the cache for the entire application in there. This is very normal and there is nothing to worry about.
Once the process or rebuilding the cache is completed, the lock screen will appear and the owner can use their Galaxy Note 5 once again without have to deal with the issue that plague them before they wipe cache partition.