Clearing your app cache and data regularly is always a good practice not just on your Samsung Smart TV but on every device you own. We are used to deleting cache and cookies in the computer’s browser or clearing them in our phones and tablets but oftentimes we forget to do the same on our smart TVs.
The benefits of regularly clearing up your device’s app cache and browsing data include increased speed and performance as well as protection from harmful malware that you might have come across while browsing.
While doing this, it might be a good time to evaluate what apps are installed on your smart TV. You will be surprised at the number of apps that you are not actually using. It’s high time that you delete them to save up some precious storage space.
In this post, we’ll discuss how to delete your app data specifically on a Samsung smart TV.
How to Delete App Cache Data on your Samsung Smart TV
Clearing app data on a smart TV device is similar to doing it in your mobile gadgets. You will need to repeat the process in every app installed in your device.
Here’s how to do it:
- Tap the Home button on your Samsung smart TV’s remote control.
- Go to Settings.
- Select Apps.
- Go to the System apps.
- Choose the app you want to clear the cache with.
- Tap on “Clear cache”.
- Tap OK to confirm.
The cache on that particular app will instantly be cleared. However if you haven’t done this in a while, it might take a little bit of time to be completed.
How to Clear Cookies and Browsing Data on Samsung Smart TV
Here’s how to clear your cookies on a Samsung TV:
- Tap the Home button on your Samsung TV’s remote control.
- Go to Settings.
- Choose Broadcasting.
- On the Broadcasting menu, choose Expert Settings.
- Select the HbbTV Settings.
- Tap on Delete Browsing Data.
- Confirm by tapping Yes.
That is all you have to do to rid your Samsung TV of those dreaded app caches and browsing data. It will not take much of your time and you certainly won’t regret doing it.