To clear the Twitter cache on iPhone or iPad: Tap on your profile picture > ‘Settings & Support‘ > ‘Settings and privacy’ > ‘Accessibility, display and languages’ > ‘Data usage’:
To clear the Twitter cache on Android: Open the Settings app > tap on ‘Apps & notifications’ > select ‘Twitter’ > tap on ‘Storage & cache’ > tap on ‘Clear cache’.
The Twitter app and website store cache, such as images, GIFs, and cookies, on your device, when you use it. The cache is useful for loading the content faster, especially if you have a poor network connection. However, sometimes the cache can cause the Twitter features to malfunction. Also, it can make your device run slower if you are running low on space. In this case, you should clear the Twitter cache.
If you have an Android device, you may already know how to clear the Twitter cache in your phone settings. But for iOS devices, Twitter offers the option to clear the media cache in the app.
Below, we’ll cover how to clear the Twitter cache on iOS, Android, and how to clear your Twitter search history on mobile and PC.
The option to clear the Twitter app cache is different on iOS and Android. We’ll cover them both below.
The Twitter cache will be cleared, and it will clear space from your device.
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If you are using Android, you can’t clear the Twitter cache in the app; you can only do it in your phone settings.
Once you clear the cache, the option will be grayed, which means the cache is empty.
However, once you start using Twitter again, it will store storing cache on your device. Practice clearing the cache regularly to avoid running low on storage space, which also slows down your device.
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When you clear the cache, you delete the temporary cached files automatically stored on your device when you use an app or visit a website.
Clearing the cache doesn’t delete your profile information or app activity. It only removes media files such as images, videos, GIFs, and cookies. However, if you select ‘Clear all web storage’, it will also delete saved passwords if you’ve opened websites and saved passwords in Twitter's built-in browser.
Once you clear the cache, it frees space on your phone. Don’t worry - it won’t influence the Twitter app performance or your devices. It will take a few seconds to load the app the next time you use it.
Clearing the cache is good for clearing the device storage space and app performance, but it shouldn't be done too often.
However, if you use an app frequently, you may clear the cache more often.
You should only clear the cache if you have a specific reason, such as if you notice that your device performance is slowing down or you are having a technical issue with the app.
Besides clearing the Twitter cache, you can also delete your Twitter search history if you want to clear suggestions based on previous searches.
To clear the Twitter search history on PC:
To clear Twitter search history on Android or iPhone:
In this article, we covered how to clear the Twitter cache on iPhone and Android. You can clear the cache on an iPhone in the Twitter app itself. However, on Android, you can clear the cache only in your phone settings.
Also, you can clear the Twitter search history in the Twitter app and on the desktop.
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