How to clear the cache on Instagram

How to clear the cache on Instagram

Updated – November 27, 2019

You can clear the cache on Instagram to free up space and solve some problems.

You can do this on Android and iPhone (iOS) for a couple of simple action.

How to clear the cache on Instagram

On Android:

  1. Go to the phone settings.
  2. Open the “Applications” section.
  3. Find and touch “Instagram.”
  4. Select the item “Memory” (or “Storage”).
  5. Touch “Clear Cache”.

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  • On different versions of the OS, the cache section may differ in name, but you can find it only in the application settings Instagram
  • You can transfer the application to a memory card if Instagram takes up a lot of space.

On iPhone (iOS):

  1. We go to the “Settings” application.
  2. We open the section “Basic”.
  3. Go to the iPhone Storage.
  4. Find and touch “Instagram.”
  5. Touching “Uninstall a program.”
  6. Confirm the deletion.
  7. Follow the link and install the application on your device.
  8. Log in and continue to use.

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  • Without reinstalling the application, it is impossible to clear the cache.

If problems after deleting the cache did not resolve, then read following articles:

  • White screen on Instagram (what to do if it does not open Instagram);
  • What to do if stories have disappeared (5 reasons for missing stories and ways to solve them);
  • What to do if Instagram does not work (5 reasons for the failure applications and methods for solving them);
  • Sound lost on Instagram (4 ways to solve problems with sound in stories and videos);
  • How to mark the upload of a photo or video (solving problems with application freezing);
  • Photos do not load (4 ways to solve the upload problem a photo);
  • I can’t subscribe to a person (what to do if you can’t subscribe to people);
  • How to download an old version of Instagram (installing stable application version);
  • How to update Instagram to the latest version (installing a new version).

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James Walls

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