Smart phones including the iPad use the cache technology to improve user experience. Users can easily access previously visited pages quickly as well as fill forms they’ve filled in before, making the experience faster. Cache is not limited to Safari or any browsing app for the matter, but to all apps. That’s why you’ll see an app like Twitter taking up to times five of its app size. Now imagine the effect of two, three or more apps occupying that amount of space on your device along with what Safari is already occupying. Simply put, caches need to be emptied often and this post will show you how at no cost to you.
2 Simple & Free Methods to Clear iPad Safari Caches
1 Clear Safari Caches on Your iPad in Settings
First we will go through the steps that you can follow in order to clear cache Safari on iPad through iOS Settings App.
Step 1: Launch the "Settings" app on your iPad through the home screen.
Step 2: Scroll down the menu and select "Safari".
Step 3: Scroll down to the bottom of right hand panel and tap on "Clear History and Website Dats".
Step 4: Confirm by tapping "Clear" from the pop-up window.
This common method, clearing iPad Safari caches in Settings may be easy. However, manually doing it step by step, day by day may cause a lot of frustration for most users. Besides, all Apps store cache files on iPad, not only Safari. And most of these Apps do not hava an option to clear up caches, so how could we delete these useless cache files?
2 Permanently Clear Safari Cache on iPad, 100% Unrecoverable
Manually deleted Safari cache and data can be easily recovered with the right tool. iMyFone iPad Eraser or iMyFone iPad Eraser for Mac gives you the opportunity to permanently clear Safari cache on iPad. Deleted Safari cache is 100% unrecoverable then.
- It can permanently delete existing Safari cache, cookies and history on iPad.
- It can find out previously deleted Safari history can completely erase them.
It just requires 3 steps to completely clear Safari cache on iPad as below:
Step 1: Run the iMyFone iPad Eraser on your computer, connect iPad with USB cable so that the program can detect it.
Step 2: Choose the erase mode. Here we take "Erase Deleted Files" to erase deleted Safari history for example. Then hit "Scan" button.
Step 3: Your previously deleted data will be displayed. Check "Safari History" and then hit "Erase Now" button. Cofirm it by typing "delete" into the box.
Besides, iMyFone iPad Eraser does more to clean not only Safari cache, but also other apps cache in 1-click!
- Clean All App Junk & Temporary Files: No matter you run which app, useless cached files or temporarily downloaded files will leave on your iPad, they can be thoroughly cleaned from your iPad! It will save space and improve your iPad running performance. It is totally free.
- Clean Fragments of Third-Party Apps: Incomplete fragments will be produced when using third-party apps. Some of them still stay even when you uninstall the apps. You should permanently erase them to make your iPad clean!
How to Clear Safari Cache and all other App caches for FREE?
Step 1: Run the iMyFone Data Eraser on your computer, connect iPad device to PC so that the program can detect it.
Step 2: Go to Junk Files option, Click on "Scan" button and the program will do a full space-saving analysis for your iPad.
Step 3: Click "Clean" button. This is a FREE function of iMyFone that will cost you nothing for it.
Different Sources of Cache
1. Safari: Safari is the most popular contributor to the total cache storage on your iPad. Just to be fair, cache files are not totally useless, as a matter of fact, they are very useful until they occupy too much space. Safari cache ensures pages you regularly visit load faster. However, if you’re an ardent browser, your Safari cache can mount up as high as Mount Everest. Apart from cache chopping into available useful space, having corrupted files in them can cause serious problems like browser not loading or tabs not closing.
2. All social media and Instant messaging apps: Social media apps like Twitter, Facebook, and instant messaging apps like Sype and Whatsapp are the kings of cache storage. As a quick exercise, check the total storage occupied by your Whatsapp, and you’ll be amazed that it could be up to a GB if you receive plenty media files from your friends. Such amount of storage space can be freed and out to better use. The next part of the article will show you how.
Effects of iPad Caches Stored by Safari or Other Apps.
- It will eventually cause the phone to have performance issues.
- Takes up unnecessary space.
- Corrupted Safari cache files can cause abnormal activities on the browser.