🚨Note: We’ve updated the instructions for users running Android 12 or above. You can find instruction to Wipe Cache Partition here. 🛠️
There are times when your phone starts to act strange, and more often than not, it’s a minor issue with the firmware. It’s pretty minor that it’s worth a reset. Instead, what you have to do is to delete the system cache and it should work properly. So in this post, I will be showing you how to wipe cache partition on your Galaxy S20.
If you think you have some minor firmware-related issues, then this procedure should be able to help you. Also, you don’t have to spend much time creating a backup of your important files and data since they will not be deleted.
Wiping Galaxy S20 Cache Partition
Time Needed : 5 minutes
Wiping the cache partition is safe but pretty effective against issues that affect your phone’s performance. The first part of this procedure is to restart your device into recovery mode.
To begin, press and hold the volume down button and the power key for a couple of seconds until the power options show.
In previous Galaxy devices, you only have to press and hold the power key but it’s different with the S20 already.
Tap Power off to shut down the phone.
Actually you have to touch two Power off options to shut the device down.
Wait until your device has shut down completely.
You should feel a short vibration as a sign that it’s completely powered off.
To start the phone into recovery mode, press and hold the volume up button and the power key for a few seconds.
When the Galaxy S20 logo shows, release both keys and wait until the phone reaches a black screen with yellow and blue texts. That’s a sign that you’ve successfully booted it up into recovery mode.
Using the volume down key, highlight the option ‘wipe cache partition.’
Once highlighted, press the power key to select it.
Press the volume down button to highlight Yes, and then press the power key.
The wiping of the cache partition will take just a second or two. When finished, just press the power key to select Reboot system now.
- One UI 2
- Galaxy S20
Your Galaxy S20 may take a little longer to reboot as it rebuilds the system cache to replace the ones that were deleted.
But once the device has successfully booted up, you should be able to use it again.
And that’s how you wipe cache partition on your Galaxy S20.
I hope that this simple tutorial has been helpful.
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