Over time, you may have noticed that your iPad is running slower than before. When you use your iPad for a certain period, it can result in numerous cache and unwanted files to be stored in your device. These files can slow down your device as well as decrease its performance.

The cache files are stored in many of the important applications on your iPad such as the internet browser. However, you can easily remove these unwanted cache files from your iPad. It is recommended that you apply such actions on your iPad regularly to ensure that it runs faster and delivers good performance. Below is 3 ways to remove the cache files from your iPad.

Clearing App Data

Unwanted app data on your iPad can take up valuable storage space of the device. This data is accumulated because of the functioning of the various apps. However, you can easily clear out these app data by going into Settings > General > Storage & iCloud Usage.

Tap on the Manage Storage option displayed on the top and look through each of the apps that consume your device’s storage space. By tapping on an app, you can view the Documents & Data that will give you an estimate regarding the memory consumption of that specific app. If the app takes up more than 500 MB of space, it is better to delete and reinstall it by tapping on the Delete App option.

Clear the Cache in the Safari Browser

The Safari browser accumulates most of the cache data in your iPad. The cache consists mainly of your browsing history and other data. To clear this browser cache, you must first open the Settings app. Then navigate down the options and tap on Safari. Once it is opened, go down the page and tap on the Clear History and Website Data option. This will bring up a pop-up message informing about the actions that are to be performed. Read it and tap on the Clear History and Data option to remove the Safari cache.

Restarting your iPad

Another easy way to clear any of the cache files and make your iPad is optimized is by restarting it. Restarting your iPad will clear way the memory automatically and renew the device for usage. It is recommended that you restart your device occasionally to clear the cache.

To do that, hold the Sleep/Wake button until the Slide to Power Off message, appear on the display. Swipe it to turn off your iPad and then again press and hold this Sleep/Wake button after a few seconds.

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