The iPhone ‘s iOS manages and monitors the apps and device storage. You can get more space by using some useful tips and methods. In this article, you will find the method of cleaning up the Dropbox app cache. Dropbox is a secure document, file sharing storage and collaboration app. Dropbox caches the images and documents that you view along with the files list. In phone cache basically, refers the memory storage of device that stores the copies of data and information that could use in future. The basic purpose of the cache is just making faster accessing to your app.
Cache clearing is just like resting an app because all settings of the app get reset with clearing cache, and the app will work as it did the first time you installed it.
iPhone provides a method of clearing cache by using this you can get more space on your device. This method also can apply on Dropbox app to clear its cache.
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Step by step clear Dropbox Cache on iPhone or iPad to free up storage space:
Step No 1: Open the Dropbox app on your iOS device.
Step No 2: Go to the Recent tab and tap on the setting icon in the top left corner.
Step No 3: Scroll to the bottom and tap on clear Cache.
Step No 4: A popup appears for confirmation. Tap on Clear Cache
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After completing above steps, Dropbox now will delete the cached data files on your iOS device. This will not remove any of your data or files from your account, it just deletes the items that are cached on your local device storage. By clearing the cache, it also means that some files may take longer to load as they no longer exist in the cache.
Note: With the use of Dropbox again means, the cache will grow in size again. There’s no option to disable caching, but it’s not a big issue as it won’t take up much space unless you download very large files.
The best practice is that you should always keep on eye your device memory and app storage.
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