How to Clear Instagram Cache

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Looking to clear your Instagram cache? Doing so could free up a ton of space on your phone. Here’s a quick and easy guide on how to do it!

How to Clear Instagram Cache

If you’re like most people, you probably use Instagram every day. And if you’re like most people, you probably don’t know how to clear your Instagram cache. Clearing your Instagram cache can free up a ton of space on your device. If your phone or tablet is flashing the “Low Storage” warning, don’t worry; you’re not alone. This article will show you how to clear your Instagram cache in just a few simple steps.

How to Clear Instagram Cache

To clear your Instagram cache, access your Settings and App Storage, then hit the Clear Cache button. See below for more in-depth instructions for both iPhone and Android devices.

How to Clear Instagram Cache on Android

To clear the Instagram cache on Android:

  1. Long press the Instagram icon.
  2. Hit the 🛈 icon to go to your app settings.
  3. Tap Storage & cache.
  4. Tap the Clear cache button.

How to Clear Instagram Cache on iPhone

To clear the Instagram cache on iPhone:

  1. Long press the Instagram icon.
  2. Tap Remove App.
  3. Tap Delete App.
  4. Go to the iOS App Store.
  5. Search for Instagram.
  6. Hit Install or Update.

And there you have it! Don’t worry; uninstalling the app won’t delete your Instagram account, images, likes, or DMs. It simply removes the software from your phone, then re-installs it, clearing your cache. Unfortunately, like many things, Apple makes it more challenging to clear your Instagram cache on an iPhone than it is for Android users, but this workaround still works.

How to Clear Instagram Cache (2022)

FAQ

How do I clear my Instagram cache?

To clear your cache on Android, access the Storage for Instagram then hit Clear Cache. For iPhone users, you’ll need to uninstall and reinstall the app.

What happens when you clear cache on Instagram?

When you clear your cache on Instagram, it means that you are deleting all of the data that the app has stored on your device. This can help free up space on your device, and it can also help to improve the performance of the app.

Does clearing Instagram cache delete everything?

No, clearing your Instagram cache will not delete everything. Your account, photos, and data will all still be there. The only thing that will be deleted is the cached data, which is temporary data that is stored on your device to help load things faster.

How do I clear my Instagram cache July 2022?

To clear your Instagram cache on Android, simply navigate to Settings>Storage>Instagram then hit the Clear Cache button. For iPhone users, navigate to your iPhone Storage and delete the Instagram app. Then visit the iOS App Store and re-install it.

How do I clear my Instagram cache on iPhone?

To clear your cache on iPhone, uninstall, then reinstall the app.

What is cache on Instagram?

The cache is a temporary storage location for files that have been recently accessed—accessing a file from cache loads faster because the computer doesn’t have to retrieve it from its original location. Instagram uses a cache to store images and videos so that they can be quickly accessed the next time you open the app.

How do I clear my Instagram History 2022?

To clear your Instagram history in 2022, go to your profile and select the “Edit Profile” button. Under the “Edit Profile” menu, select the “Clear History” option. This will clear your entire Instagram history, including your search history, likes, and comments.

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