What is cached data on my android phone
If Your phone is slowing down on working or when open an apps, it’s cause of the cache accumulation in the androir/phone memory. so, What is cached data mean ?
What is cached data
Cache (data) memory is a small memory that have function to save an temporary data. Although the file size is very small but the speed is very high. In Hadware terminology, this term usually refers to high-speed memory that bridges the flow of data between processors with main memory (RAM) which usually has a lower speed.
This way is intended to increase data transfer by storing data ever accessed on the cache, so that if there is data to be accessed is the same data then the access will be done faster.
Cached data definion & function
The function of Cache Memory is as a place to store temporary data or instructions required by the processor. Simply, the cache serves to speed up data access on the computer because the cache stores data or information that has been accessed by a buffer, thus easing the work of the processor. So Can be concluded the cache memory function is:
- Speed up data access on the android phone device
- Lighten the work of the processor
- Bridging the speed difference between cpu and main memory.
- Speed up memory performance.
How cached data work on samsung galaxy s4, galaxy s5 or all android platform
The process works from the cache, ie if the processor requires a data, he will first look at it in the cache. If the data is found, the processor will directly read it with very small delay. But if the data searched is not found, the processor will look for RAM at a lower speed. In general, the cache can provide data needed by the processor so that the effect of slow RAM work can be reduced. In this way the memory bandwidth will go up and the processor work becomes more efficient.
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If you listen to an explanation of the performance of the cache above, then it can be said that the cache will accumulate in memory or RAM. Stacking them if left for a long time, can take up enough space. Added also that the increase in the amount of cache can make the smartphone to be slowed down.
How to clear cached data
Stacking cache in smartphone memory can cause it to be slow. Therefore there are facilities that can be used to make the smartphone has enough space again. There are several ways to remove cached data, but we group them into 2 outlines bellow :
- clear android cached data without app
Go to setting (menu) on your android smartphone device, scroll down and find “Apps” and then clcik on it you will see all of apps/apk that installed on your android. just select the name of app that you want to do. Then you wll see the button “Clear data” and “Clear cache” just click on it and the process of clearing cached data will starting.
- clear cached data with app
For Android users if you want to using apk for hadle the clear the cache job, you can download it in the google playstore for free. Inside the playstore there are some reliable applications to clear cache, we recomended for “Clean Master – Free Antivirus“Clean Master helps clean all types of junk files (photo junk, video junk, system junk, advertisement junk, and cache junk) to free up storage space. It can also clean junk notifications and free up RAM to improve your phone’s speed and performance! It gives your phone powerful protection with functions such as Anti-virus and AppLock. By scanning and removing viruses, Clean Master protects your phone from safety problems and privacy disclosure.
Clean Master app for android have some amazing feature :
~ JUNK CLEANER (JUNK FILES)
~ FREE ANTIVIRUS
~ BOOST MOBILE
~ BATTERY SAVER
~ CHARGE MASTER – Protects your battery from overcharging, displays charging status and application message on your lock screen when charging.
~ GAME BOOSTER – Manage your games and accelerate loading speed of games.
~ APP MANAGER – Back up and uninstall apps. Remove useless apps to free up your phone’s storage space.
~ CPU COOLER – Cools down your phone temperature and reduces CPU usage by stopping apps that cause device overheat. As well as extending your battery life!
~ iSWIPE – Quickly access other apps and tools.
You can Download Clean Master app for android on this link
After Deleteding Cached Data Impact
When the cached data clearing and goes from the smartphone, the android device can: relieve memory, the smartphone can work better, loading an app will be longer than when there is cache, the erased cache will cause the quota a bit more data to download the full script from a site ( Browser), and clearing the cache can save battery power. Because large cache readings will require large battery resources as well.
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What the defference between clear data and clear cache on android device
If you use our way for deleting or clearing cached data on android without app abouve, after you open the apk that you want to do, you will found “Clear data” and “Clear Cahce” button on it. For caution, There is a difference between clear data and clear cache. Let see that
- Clear data Android
The process of deleting Android data will erase all data in the app, it means that the Android app will return to the factory settings later alias the same conditions as you just downloaded the app from Google Playstore. Clear Data is very useful if you have problems Android applications can not be opened in your favorite smartphone.Such as you want to do the Data Delete BBM application, then automatically all data on your Android BBM will be lost, ranging from contacts to the history of BBM conversations. After you have finished Deleting BBM Data then your BBM application will revert to factory settings aka the same condition as new download from Google Playstore and you will be prompted to login or sign in again while running the BBM.
So, before doing the Android Data Delete, make sure that you have backed up all data in the application, have recorded the login data starting from the email and password of the application, so that later you can enter or sign in again after finished doing delete data.
- Clear cache data
The cached data clearing process will not delete all data in the Android app, because the cache is only a temporary file whose function is to speed up the loading process or access the application. This means you can free cache without having to worry about losing all the data in the application. For example, if you delete the fuel cache, then you will not lose the chat history, contacts or group BBM.
After read our review about what does cached data mean above, we hope this article is useful for you. and if you have an trouble on it, just leave comment bellow.. thanks.