WhatsApp enables users to send and receive text messages, photos, videos, documents, audio messages and etc. with others across different operating systems for free. This brings convenience to people, however, these files shared through WhatsApp will be automatically stored on device as caches, which occupies increasingly storage space on iPhone and other device. To make WhatsApp run as fluently as before, you need to clear WhatsApp caches on iPhone as soon as possible.
Tips 1. How to check the amount of WhatsApp caches (documents and data)
Before deleting WhatsApp caches, you can check how much the WhatsApp caches take up your iPhone memory. To do so, please follow the instructions as below:
- Open Settings app on iPhone;
- Tap "General" > "Storage & iCloud Usage" > "Manage Storage";
- Then tap "WhatsApp" option. Here you can see the amount of the documents and data on WhatsApp app, which contains the WhatsApp caches and other junk files as time goes on.
Tips 2. Uninstall and reinstall WhatsApp app
The fast way to clean WhatsApp caches is to uninstall WhatsApp app, then download and install WhatsApp app from iTunes Store. But please be aware that deleting WhatsApp app will delete your WhatsApp account and password, contacts as well as the related contents.
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To clear WhatsApp caches and speed up your iPhone performance, there is a better way for you, that is, using the professional WhatsApp Caches Cleaner - Coolmuster iOS Cleaner (or iOS Cleaner for Mac) to remove the WhatsApp caches and other junk files from your iPhone X/8 Plus/8/7 Plus/7/6s Plus/6s/6 Plus/6/5s and other iOS device. Without uninstalling WhatsApp app from your iPhone, you can clear unwanted WhatsApp from your iPhone, as well as the other junks like app caches, app cookies, app temp files, app crash logs, downloaded temp files, photo caches, user storage files, iTunes radio history, etc.
Free download the WhatsApp caches cleaner for Mac or Windows PC as below.
[User Guide] 3 Steps to Clear Caches of WhatsApp on iPhone:
Step 1. Launch WhatsApp Caches Cleaner after installation and connect iPhone to computer (Mac or Windows PC) with a USB cable. Then the program will automatically detect the connected iPhone and show the interface with your iPhone information.
Step 2. Select the first mode to clean junk files like WhatsApp caches and select the junk file types to scan. Check "App Caches" and the other junk types and click "Start Scan" option to see more details.
Step 3. After quick scanning, please select the junk file types you want to clean. To clear WhatsApp caches, please check "App Caches" option and click "Clean" button to start cleaning WhatsApp caches from iPhone and other junks automatically all at once. Then your iPhone will run as fast as a new one.