Clear Facebook Cache from iPhone

How to Clear Facebook Cache from iPhone - Working Method

While checking your iPhone usage details, you may notice that some apps like Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram are accumulating a bunch of memory on your iPhone. 

This is because apps like Facebook will store cache data (such as photos and videos) and store them on the device each time you use the app. 

This cached data will slowly consume large storage space and slow down your iPhone.

To help you out, this article will list 2 free ways for you to clear the Facebook app cache from iPhone.


Method 1: Clear Facebook App Cache directly on iPhone

The first method, you can go directly to the settings of the Facebook app to clear the cache to free up more space for your iPhone. Here is a detailed procedure for clearing Facebook cache.

1. Steps to clear Facebook cache from Facebook app

Step 1 Open the Facebook app on your iPhone.

Step 2 Next, tap the More button below and open the Settings page.

Step 3 Select Account Settings and scroll down in the browser.

Step 4 Finally, click Clear data to clear your phone's cookies and cache from the websites you visited while using the Facebook app.

2. Steps to clear Facebook cache from iPhone Settings app

Step 1 Unlock your iPhone and open the Settings app.

Step 2 Go to "General"> "Usage"> "Manage Storage"> "Facebook".

Step 3 Tap Uninstall "Delete App" option to uninstall Facebook from your iPhone.

Step 4 After deleting Facebook from your iPhone, install Facebook on your iPhone from iTunes App Store.

However, if you want to increase the overall performance and speed of the iPhone, it is not enough just to clear the Facebook cache, you need to clear all the cache from all other apps. With these manual ways to clear the iPhone cache from each app one by one, a lot of work needs to be done to clear the iPhone cache. So you can easily go in advance to clear Facebook caches together with other app caches.

All your frequently used activities on Facebook are stored in cache memory. Cache memory is fast so it helps speed up Facebook apps. Sometimes this memory causes some problems and apps slow down. The best way to handle this is to clear the cache. Clearing the cache is always safe and it will not clear any data or settings of your Facebook.

Here's a guide to help you clear the Facebook cache on your iPhone. Here are some ways to clear the cache from your iPhone:

Clear the cache via the Facebook app

Clear all phone caches with iPhone Cleaner software

Clear the cache by deleting the app completely

If you use a browser, clear the cache

Clear the cache via the Facebook app

In the Facebook app, the developer has designed a built-in cache clearer for situations when you need to do it. Here's how:

Open the Facebook app on your iPhone.

Right there on the iPhone Facebook app, click More> Settings> Account settings.

Select the Account Settings option and scroll down in the browser.

On that page, click the Clear Data option to clear the phone's cookies and cache. (Sometimes these caches and cookies are collected from websites visited by Facebook).

iPhone Facebook method in Browser

Clear all phone caches with iPhone Cleaner software
Like Facebook, many other apps also store cache. To clear the cache of all applications, you can use a third-party iPhone manager to clear the cache. All you have to do is download the manager software to a PC and connect your iPhone to the PC via a USB cord to scan your device. You can usually use this manager software to free up space on your device.

Some examples of this software are:

Syncus iOS Eraser
iOT transfer

Clear the cache by deleting the app completely

After trying the above methods and if the result is not satisfactory, you can completely delete the Facebook app and reinstall it. When you uninstall an app, it automatically removes all data related to the removed app. Here's how:

Go to Settings, click General> Storage> Manage storage.

Search Facebook, then click.

After clicking on Facebook, tap "Delete" to remove the app.

You can reinstall Facebook after the removal is complete.

Delete iPhone Facebook page

You probably don't want to manually clear the regular cache; You can always use the web version of Facebook instead of the app.

Clear the cache from the browser
If you use Facebook through a browser, use the following option to clear the cache.

To clear the cache on Safari:

Go to Settings> Safari> Advanced> Website Data
Click Remove All Website Data> Remove Now
To clear the cache in Google Chrome:

Go to the Chrome app> click the 3 dots at the bottom-right
Go to Settings> Privacy> Clear Browsing Data
Clear browsing data (make sure browsing history, cookies, site data, cached images and files are checked)

In this guide, we have explained how to clear the Facebook cache from your iPhone. Thanks for your time, please leave your suggestions in the comments section below.
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