1. droidntn's Avatar
    After we got our ICS update, there was some discussion about clearing cache.
    How is that done and exactly what is the benefit of it?
    09-19-2012 09:32 PM
  2. dpham00's Avatar
    09-19-2012 09:46 PM
  3. droidntn's Avatar
    Mine works ok I reckon. Sometimes a little laggy now. So I just wondered if this is something that perhaps should be done routinely, if it would improve phone functionality, speed, etc.
    Does it delete anything? Or just 'clean it up'?
    Do any of you do it just because?
    09-20-2012 06:20 AM
  4. Praggles's Avatar
    I do it monthly...seems IMO to improve performance slightly...phone seems to run cooler afterwards also. But that could be perception only..I will also clear cache after a bout of running hot...say 106...

    Sent from my DROID RAZR using Android Central Forums
    09-20-2012 06:58 AM
  5. bradenfontaine's Avatar
    i wouldn't clear it unless you are suffering issues. nothing is deleted, it just is a little house cleaning. id try SD Maid Pro if you want some good house cleaning done.
    09-20-2012 07:15 AM
  6. dpham00's Avatar
    I do it if i have slow downs or issues as a troubleshooting method. Doesn't take very long and might solve the problem.

    Mine works ok I reckon. Sometimes a little laggy now. So I just wondered if this is something that perhaps should be done routinely, if it would improve phone functionality, speed, etc.
    Does it delete anything? Or just 'clean it up'?
    Do any of you do it just because?
    09-20-2012 07:51 AM
  7. droidntn's Avatar
    i wouldn't clear it unless you are suffering issues. nothing is deleted, it just is a little house cleaning. id try SD Maid Pro if you want some good house cleaning done.
    Thats root only.
    Thanks buddy. Phone runs soooooo much better now.
    That's like fiber for your phone.
    :-)
    Now, let's speed up my Fire someway.

    Sent from Marx Maxx
    09-20-2012 08:38 AM
  8. bradenfontaine's Avatar
    sorry, i forget what apps are root only
    09-20-2012 10:00 AM
  9. K_Daddy's Avatar
    I cleared cache this morning. It was the first time I did that. Very noticeable. Really smooth and fast now.

    Sent Probably by Accident....
    09-20-2012 02:47 PM
  10. jrose406's Avatar
    Ok. I followed the instructions. Turned phone off. held down all three buttons. selected recovery. android with flap open and triangle appeared. held volume up and power at the same time for about 30 seconds. nothing happens. tried it twice. still nothing. am I brainfarting?
    09-22-2012 03:35 PM
  11. dpham00's Avatar
    Ok. I followed the instructions. Turned phone off. held down all three buttons. selected recovery. android with flap open and triangle appeared. held volume up and power at the same time for about 30 seconds. nothing happens. tried it twice. still nothing. am I brainfarting?
    once you are at the android with triangle screen, press and hold the vol up and down key and power key all simultaneously. it should bring you to the boot menu.
    jrose406 likes this.
    09-24-2012 10:55 PM
  12. jrose406's Avatar
    Well i tried that, even before you suggested it. It restarts my phone. I literally followed the instructions step by step. Oh well.
    09-26-2012 04:26 AM
  13. bradenfontaine's Avatar
    with the phone off:

    Press and hold the following buttons at the same time until the screen turns on
    1. volume down
    2.volume up
    3.power

    it is not rocket science. it is possible. every razr can do it.
    09-26-2012 06:50 AM
  14. jrose406's Avatar
    I'm sorry I see what you meant now. The instructions were wrong, and I got stuck on those. I figured it out. Thanks.
    09-26-2012 02:19 PM
  15. bradenfontaine's Avatar
    glad we could be of some help
    SocalBuckeye likes this.
    09-26-2012 02:19 PM
  16. jeffrok's Avatar
    These instructions worked better for me:

    http://www.droidforums.net/forum/dro...our-cache.html
    millmic3 likes this.
    09-26-2012 04:10 PM

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