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.
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 Dropbox Cache on Android and iPhone
How to Clear Dropbox Cache on Android Phone
Step #1. Launch the Dropbox app on your Android and then tap on the hamburger menu.
Step #2. Next, tap on Settings.
Step #3. Tap on ‘Clear Cache’ and the cache is clear automatically.
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 → General → Storage & iCloud Usage → Manage Storage → Dropbox
On iOS 11 or later: Go to Settings → General → iPhone storage→ Dropbox
Step #2. Open the Dropbox app on your iPhone and tap on the ‘Gear Icon’ on the top left of the screen.
Step #3. Scroll down and then tap on the ‘Clear Cache’ button and confirm by tapping on ‘Clear Cache’ again.
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.
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.