Samsung Galaxy S® 6 / S® 6 edge - Clear Temporary Internet Files

If your device runs slow, crashes/resets or apps freeze when running them, view this information.

Note Notes:

  • Ensure your Google apps are up to date as the following steps apply to the most recent version.
  • If unable to access the app, temporary Internet files can also be cleared by reset the browser app. However, utilizing this method results in all settings/preferences (e.g., browser bookmarks) being cleared.

  1. From the Chrome browser, tap the Menu icon Menu icon (located in the upper-right).
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. From the Advanced section, tap Privacy.
  5. From the Clear browsing data prompt, select any of the following then tap CLEAR (located in the lower-right):
    • Browsing history
      Note A listing of URLs (website addresses) that you like to visit.
    • Cache.
      Note Your website visits content is stored on the device. The cache enables the browser to download only the content that has changed since the last time you went to a website. Since the browser only downloads changed content, pages are loaded faster.
    • Cookies, site data
      Note Some cookies contain customized preference and login information for past websites you like to visit. If you delete this, the website may prompt for this info again.
    • Saved passwords
    • Autofill data