Guide to Wipe Cache Partition on Nexus 5X – Random issue such as bug and glitches could happen to any kind of device including Nexus 5X. Have you ever find that your device suddenly have issue that was not there before even though you done nothing with it?
The problem could be anything and other user may deal with other issue including battery draining problem, force close application, slow to load an app and other various problems.
What could cause those problems? There are lots of possibilities in there and perhaps corrupted cache is the one that responsible for it. Did you know that Android create a specific cache partition where the entire cached data from the app that was used on that device is stored?
This cache may get corrupted for many reason and if that is happen, then it also will cause problem to the device performance, which is why you have to deal with those problems.
So, knowing that this could be the source of the problem then it means you can deal it directly by wipe out cache partition.
Just imagine it as clearing out the dirt that gather in one place and clogged the system. Clearing out cache partition will not erase any data you have in there so there is nothing to lose in this case.
Are you ready to do this? Then follow this step by step guide to wipe cache partition on your Nexus 5X:
- As always, turn OFF your device first.
- Boot into Fastboot Mode first
- From Fastboot Mode, you need to boot again into Recovery Mode.
- In Recovery Mode, you will find several options of actions that you can do. Use Volume Up and Volume Down to navigate and highlighted the available options until you find “Wipe Cache Partition” option.
- Select this option using Power button.
- Once you do that, you need to confirm your action once again on the dialog box that appear on the screen by choosing “Yes” using Power button.
- Now all you need to do is waiting until the process completed. If you have lots of application installed in your device, it may take a while but it shouldn’t be too long. You will see the text at the bottom of the screen to show you that the process is still running.
- After the process is completed, you can go back to main menu and make sure that the “Reboot System Now” is highlighted and use Power button to select it to bring your phone back to regular mode.
Do not expect that you can use your phone back immediately. It will take a while for Nexus 5 to rebuild the cache you already wipe out, but the wait is worth it.
Now you can use your phone back and see if the problem is still persisting or not. If it’s still persist, then you may have to take different route to deal with it, and perhaps you have to do factory reset as the only way out to fix the problem.