Amazon Firestick is one of the best streaming devices available. You can install various apps on your Firestick and start streaming it on your TV. Firestick converts your TV into a smart TV. Amazon Firestick comes with a maximum storage of 8 GB. After installing the various apps, your device might slow down or gets hung. It might be due to some of the apps installed or due to data stored in the app. If you are facing any issues, then it is better to clear the cache on your Firestick. By clearing cache on your Firestick, the issue might get resolved. Here are the ways to clear the cache on your Amazon Firestick.
How to Clear Cache on Amazon Firestick?
You can clear the App cache one by one. There is no way to clear the cache for all the app at once. Try clearing the cache one by one or find the app that is causing the issue and clear the cache for that particular app. Follow the steps below to clear the cache on Fire TV Stick:
Step 1: Press the home button on the Firestick remote and go to Firestick home screen.
Step 2: Go to the Settings Tab from the Homepage.
Step 3; On the Settings menu, choose the Applications option.
Step 4: Now navigate to the “Manage Installed Applications” to get the list of all installed app.
Step 5: Select the app for which you would like to clear the cache.
Step 6: Choose the “Clear Cache” option. After clearing the cache, you can press the back button to go back to the Applications Menu.
Step 7: Choose another app and repeat the process.
Clear Up Storage Space
The main aim of clearing the cache is to get some storage space. If you clear the storage space, then your device might respond faster. Follow the steps below to clear up storage space:
- Go to Settings >> My Fire TV or Device >> About >> Storage.
- You can find complete details about the storage being used and left.
- Go to Settings >> Applications >> Managed Installed Applications.
- Choose the application that you are not using and takes more space.
- Now uninstall the app or clear the data store.
- Repeat the process to get rid of unnecessary storage.
The above are the different ways to clear the cache on your Amazon Firestick. By clearing the cache, you can get rid of unwanted files that slow down your device.
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1. Should I clear cache on Firestick?
If your Firestick becomes slow, then it is better to clear cache. Clearing cache will not affect your application or device. Therefore, you can clear the cache any number of times.
2. How do I clear Netflix cache on Firestick?
Follow the steps above and choose the Netflix app from the application to clear it’s cache.