Samsung Galaxy S20 How to Perform Wipe Cache Partition - Resolved

The Wipe Cache Partition is one of the most important functions to optimize the system of a smartphone, in our case the Samsung Galaxy S20, and to fix errors and problems. Thus, the Wipe Cache Partition can solve problems with speed, battery, heat development or other errors.


Here you will first want to know why it is useful to clear this particular cache from time to time and

What is a cache partition on an Android smartphone and why should you delete it?

The Android operating system uses partitions in the internal memory of the Samsung Galaxy S20 to store and process temporary data. One of these partitions is the cache partition.

The cache partition stores update files and other information called the system cache. Update files, such as firmware updates or app updates, are downloaded and stored in a cache partition before they are installed.

In some cases, the files in the cache partition might be corrupted, outdated, or in competition with new files, which might cause problems. The most common problems are noticeable in terms of phone performance and battery life.

Deleting the cache partition only deletes system files and does not affect personal data such as photos, videos, documents, applications, and so on. Settings etc. are also not affected by the function. Therefore, the Wipe Cache Partition is always the first choice and not, for example, a factory reset.

When should I run a Wipe Cache Partition on the Samsung Galaxy S20?

If your Samsung Galaxy S20 is sluggish or slow after installing a firmware update or application, this may be due to a bad system cache.

If, in addition, the battery is drained very quickly, the display goes black and no longer shows anything, the Samsung Galaxy S20 develops heat or frequently experiences app crashes, then the wipe cache partition is a common troubleshooting step.

Run Wipe Cache Partition - step by step

1. Switch off the Samsung Galaxy S20 completely

2. Press and hold the Volume up key and the Power/Bixby key simultaneously.

3. Release the buttons when the Android recovery screen appears on the display.

4. Use the Volume down key until you highlight "Wipe Cache Partition".

5. Press the Power/ Bixby button to select the entry.

6. confirm the operation again by selecting "Yes". Use the Volume Quiet key to do this. Now the Wipe Cache Partition will be executed, which usually takes only one second.

Then select "Reboot System Now".

You have just successfully executed a wipe cache partition with your Samsung Galaxy S20. Yoursmartphoneshouldnowrunmuchfasterand smoother.

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