Dropbox is one great platform to put all your important data in one place and safely sync across all your devices to reduce your busywork. On the other hand, it also creates caches and carries a good amount of space. In results, your device performance slows down. But, you can improve the performance of your Android or iPhone by cleaning up Dropbox caches.

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Like every other app, Dropbox also creates a cache file. So, next time when you open a particular file or folder, it takes lesser time and data. But, after some days the cache becomes so huge that it starts affecting your device’s performance. So, let’s see how you can clear your Dropbox cache on Android and iPhone to free up some space use device efficiently.

How to Clear Your Dropbox Cache on Android and iPhone

How to Clear Dropbox Cache on Android and iPhone

Quick Access:

How to Clear Dropbox Cache on Android Phone

Step #1. Launch the Dropbox app on your Android and then tap on the hamburger menu.

Launch the Dropbox app on your Android device and tap on the hamburger menu

Step #2. Next, tap on Settings.

Tap on Gear Icon in Dropbox app

Step #3. Tap on ‘Clear Cache’ and the cache is clear automatically.

Tap on Clear Cache option and the cache is clear automatically

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How to Clear Dropbox Cache on iPhone

Step #1. First, check out how much space occupied by the Dropbox Cache on iPhone

On iOS 10 or earlier: Go to Settings GeneralStorage & iCloud UsageManage StorageDropbox

To check Dropbox Space go to General, Storage & iCloud Usage, Manage Storage and then Dropbox

On iOS 11 or later: Go to SettingsGeneraliPhone storageDropbox

Step #2. Open the Dropbox app on your iPhone and tap on the ‘Gear Icon’ on the top left of the screen.

Open the Dropbox app on your iPhone and tap on the Gear Icon

Step #3. Scroll down and then tap on the ‘Clear Cache’ button and confirm by tapping on ‘Clear Cache’ again.

Tap on the Clear Cache button and confirm by tapping on Clear Cache again

You’re done!

In both the operating systems, you can check how much space is now occupied by Dropbox by visiting respective tools. Remember, this is just a temporary adjustment, and as you keep using Dropbox, the cache will again rise.

Conclusion

We hope this tutorial will help you to gain more space on your Android or iPhone if you are using Dropbox. We would love to have your feedback on this feature here in the comments section or on Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus.