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    Can somebody explain why this works I most cases. I see it stated in the forums and yes it does work but I don't understand why.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jmagid51 View Post
    Can somebody explain why this works I most cases. I see it stated in the forums and yes it does work but I don't understand why.

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    Clearing cache removes temp files and clearing data basically resets the app to how it was in the beginning Android 201: How (and when) to clear app cache or data | Android Central
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    I got into a habit of clearing it don't know why.

    It's basically restoring it right?

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    If the clear is done in recovery, it is a reformat. I do that once a month.

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    Default Re: Clearing cache and data?

    Thanks all. The Android 201 link was a great help. I had problems with stock message app and clearing cach e and data restored it. I guess it's a bit of magic.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jmagid51 View Post
    I guess it's a bit of magic.
    You could say that, but you could also say it's the wonders of Android and the level of control it gives you over your device.

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