Questions tagged [cache]

A cache can be defined as a component that transparently stores data so that future requests for that data can be served faster (no necessity to load from somewhere).

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Can't flash stock ROM - cache - partition table issue

So I tried to flash LineageOS on a Redmi 8, and while doing this I had an issue. It fails to mount cache (Skipping mounting /dev/block/bootdevice/by-name/cache) then a few other errors related to ...
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Get an older version of the website if visited previously?

I visited a website which hosted something I need in plain text. Now the website removed that page and I can't access it. I still have the old link and I visited it from Chrome on my phone. Is it ...
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Clearing an app's *cache* and not the app's *data* via pm (or other CLI utility)?

I'm running Android 13 in a rooted environment, and I want to use pm or some other Android command-line utility to clear an app's cache. If I do pm clear package.name, it clears the app's data, and ...
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how to access the data cache of an application [duplicate]

worked for some company using their own application to deliver parcels. never got paid and they claim that "i never worked" their application was used to track every single delivery I did.. ...
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Why do I have multiple Google Play Services and Google Play Service caches running on my device, and how do I get rid of them?

I have a Samsung Galaxy A54 5G (SM-A546U) that has been severely compromised. I have sometimes 3 or 4 Google Play Services and 3 to 4 Google Play Service system caches running at any given time. How ...
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How can I view the data area that an app collects? [duplicate]

How can I view the data area of each app. My storage gets filled up, and I have to clear the app cache within each app thru settings-->app-->storage often. I'm curious that some apps I rarely ...
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How can I get totally anonymous from an app on android & bluestack

I am using an app on android I have confirmed that : if I clear the app data or even reinstall the app from google play, the app does have a specific behaviour if I install the app on a completely ...
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Cannot enable Huawei Wallet fingerprint verification — "Unable to apply for certificate"

A friend of mine has a Huawei Nova 9 SE and wants to his bank cards in the Wallet app so he could pay directly with the phone. Every time when we try to add the card, it says we should enter the PIN ...
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How to clear bluetooth cache when it is disabled?

I'm trying to follow online guides like this or this to clear the bluetooth storage on my Pixel 5a. Settings > Apps > All > Triple Dots > Show System > Bluetooth Storage & Cache I ...
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Can't clean app caches on Xiaomi Mi Note 10

On Xiaomi Mi Note 10 I can't clean the caches of apps. A workaround for cleaning the caches that worked partially was to make the Google PlayStore display the warning about missing disk space for an ...
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login only recognises password at second attempt

On a Cubot Quest phone with android 9: Each time I reboot, the login screen does not accept my password at first attempt. It shows Wrong Password and immediately asks for a password again. At the ...
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How do I prevent my android app from constantly getting cached

Excuse the novice question. I've got a website which has constantly changing content. I've had an android mobile app made for me (by web2application.com) which in theory should just open the website ...
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How to clean app caches in Android 11 and why is it not possible to delete all app caches in Android settings?

In the phone's stock file browser's cleaner it shows me that apps like Soundcloud take up lots of storage space but it only offers me the option to remove the app entirely instead of deleting just the ...
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View Android Chrome Cache files on device?

Is there any way to view the chrome app cache files on android without ADB or root just on the device itself? Edit: or from a file manager on a computer? Edit 2: does chrome use or cache different ...
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How to wipe cache from Mi Recovery Mode (no root, no OEM unlocked)?

I saturated my phone memory, and while attempting to restart it to delete files, it got stuck on the "Mi" logo. I only have a partial backup. Phone: Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, not rooted, not &...
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Is it safe to delete a .bin file on an Android 11 phone?

I keep getting .bin files that show zero data in them and others that pop up regularly. Is it safe to delete them? Do they contain any vital information. Are they remnants of sites I've visited using ...
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Is there any way to retrieve webpage from local cache in Brave browser?

I viewed webpage on Brave browser that later was deleted. Is there any way to retrieve this webpage from local cache? I know that there is soft like Nirsoft ChromeCacheView, but it can only extract ...
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What exactly will clearing storage cached data do?

What will clearing the internal storage cached data clear? Worried I'm gonna lose something I need. I've searched for the answer but the information I was able to find seem to be about cached data of ...
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Gmail app cache on Android

A while ago, I received an email with an image in the message body. It was attached via URL source. I have read that message on my Android device and saw the image there as well. When I go to the mail ...
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Android wifi tethering (hotspot) DNS server (dnsmasq) returns 127.0.0.1 for some domains

My laptop connects to the internet through Android wifi tethering (hotspot). Some websites cannot be connected because my Android DNS server returns 127.0.0.1. I can browse the sites on my Android ...
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Google Play Store stuck on "Pending" (Android 10)

The issue with Google Play Store being stuck on "Pending" has been discussed a lot. We all know the solution: clear the cache. But I'd like to delve deeper into this problem. I'd appreciate ...
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How to solve "Couldn't save screenshot storage may be in use"

i have been experiencing an issue on my smartphone.Every time i try to save a picture it says"Couldn't save screenshot,storage may be in use" I already tried to clean the whole cache but it ...
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Wifi Hotspot - Getting 504 Timeout (and CORS) when cache is not disabled

I have an android phone that I'm using for wifi hotspot to which I connect my laptop to. There is generally no problem with it however sometimes content just doesn't load. I tried checking the Network ...
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Should I clear my Gallery Data?

If I clear my gallery data, will I lose all of my albums? My gallery has been taking up a lot of data to the point that I have little data left. If I clear it, will all my albums be deleted?
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How clearing cache solves all your problems?

My phone is Android A30s. I recently have encountered two problems: I couldn't download an application from appstore and I couldn't open the Yahoo app. Both problems I solved by deleting the cache ...
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On a non-rooted device, can adb access any files that an Android file manager cannot?

An Android app I was relying on did not save its data. I'm hoping that perhaps the data is located in a cache or temporary file. The device is not rooted (and is running Android 7.0), and I've ...
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How can I access and view the Samsung Internet cache?

I'd like to try and recover a lost website that might have been cached on a Samsung Internet browser, where would the cache be located? I'm running Android 11. I've checked in Phone\Android\data, but ...
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How to close Android recovery mode

I want to wipe cache partition on android recovery mode. But I dont know how to close it. In my phone the screen is seems like this photo After eipe cache partition what should I type to turn it off ...
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How can I make an Android app "forget" that it installed on my phone before?

Some apps, like Facebook, LinkedIn, Tinder, etc., seem to have a mechanism to remember which Android phone installed their app. So if a user is banned on these apps, the next time somebody creates an ...
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How to clean app cache using script every time the phone boot?

I know there's many app that clean cache every boot but I would like to use init.d/script to save storage. Dalvik-cache is /data/dalvik-cache/arm/ as I can just rm -rf * But, app cache is located at /...
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How to clear space on your internal storage, other than the trivial measures?

After 3.5 years of use, my Android device (a Xiaomi RedMi 3S) has its internal storage full almost to capacity. I can run its cleaning routine, I can remove photos I snapped and music files I may ...
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Can I clear user data in gallery?

I've a One plus 5T and I need to take a lot of videos on my phone and even though I keep deleting them and cleaning my phone regularly the storage always seems to be full. Apparently, my user data in ...
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How to clear cache for all apps at once?

I want to clear all app caches mainly to reduce the size of and speed up backups. This feature has been supported in Android 4, but appears to have been removed a long time ago. A root-only method is ...
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Does Android save videos from Instagram live in the cache?

I hosted an instagram live interview yesterday and when it came to saving it to post to IGTV there was an error. I believe it was either due to a network error or that there may not have been enough ...
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Can baking EMMC chip revive a dead motherboard?

I think my phones EMMC chip is dead. At my days i baked some dead graphic cards and get somewhat good results. Can same thing work with EMMC chip on a phone? If you never heard of it here a link. ...
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Asus zenfone 6 E:failed to mount/ cache

Phone stucks on boot loading. wipe data/factory reset gives E:failed to mount/ cache error wipe cache partition also fails. abd sideload also give E:failed to mount/ cache Can't open vs.. Many ...
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How do I remove images from the Downloads folder that are visible from within certain apps, but not visible from any file manager?

Background: I used to use the Share with another app button on Google Chrome to send images from Google Chrome App to my Text Messaging App. It would go to my text message but not be seen in the ...
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How to identify temporary files by file extension

I want use find command to search and delete all temp files that could exist in android by file extension as a result of device regular usage. So far I could gather the following: *.tmp *.log all ...
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How to end process while quiting, Firefox

Firefox has a quit button in it's menu. My settings are check marked to clear all data upon closing. However, quitting Firefox is still leaving the process running and the cache non-empty. So to ...
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Are there (developer) tools to remove files from Android "Rom" cache, if the smartphone doesn't start properly?

(I have also asked on stackoverflow, as I assume the use of developer tools is neccessary, but I would be very glad to get any working help on here also. The Google Photo App filled up the 16 GByte "...
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DNS queries are cached permanently, how to reliably clear DNS cache on Android 7+?

Is there a reliable, reproducible way to clear DNS cache on Android Nougat 7.0? I know there is at least one other question like this but that one was from 8 years ago and I hope I can ask again and ...
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How to limit the 'User Data' size of Firefox Android?

The User Data of Firefox Android goes on increasing every day.. To reduce it, I have to clear storage data and personalize all the settings once again after every few days. I have set it to clear ...
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Android - is there any negative impact when you wipe out RAM and CACHE data for all Apps at once?

in Android phones, there are settings related to the phone's internal storage. I am interested in two of those settings, "delete all RAM data for all Apps", & "delete all CACHED data for all Apps"...
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How can one increase Microsoft Outlook (Android application)'s cache size?

How can one increase Microsoft Outlook (Android application)'s cache size (in terms of number of emails stored offline, disk space or some other measurements)?
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How to clear android cached .apk data

I'm developing a mobile application for android and testing with a physical device. I have two versions quite different but same name etc. When I deinstall one apk to test the other, the old one is ...
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Can't erase cache using fastboot on OnePlus2

My OnePlus2 (I think using OxygenOS) displays start icons (normal logo and fastboot, depending on how I boot it), however, afterwards the screen always remains black, while the phone responds to key ...
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E:failed to mount /cache (invalid argument) - how to format?

I have a Asus Zenfone 2 and a few days ago it ran out of battery and turned off. Then after I charged it up and restarted it, it wouldn't turn on. It gets to the logo and the loading circle and just ...
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How to delete app remnants without root privileges?

I installed Chrooma Keyboard on an Android Nougat device. It worked fine, including swiping to enter text. After adjusting Chrooma's settings several times, it started to have a problem where ...
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Salvage app cache when unable to open app

Every time my phone reboots and sometimes even without reboot when it's working at I guess full capacity, it resets its settings and acts like I just booted the phone for the first time except from ...
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Modifying etc/hosts file doesn't work for redirecting to something else

I need to do it for security testing purpose of an app. I have a rooted emulator which runs 7.1.1, It is rooted, I changed hosts file by using echo command, root file explorer, adb push and every else ...
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