It is a good idea to regularly clear your app cache and data, not only on your Samsung Smart TV, but also on all your devices. While we are used to clearing cookies and cache from our browsers on our smartphones and tablets, it is often forgotten to do the same for our smart TVs.
Regularly clearing your device’s cache and browsing data can lead to increased performance and speed, as well as protection against any malware you may have encountered while browsing.
This is a great time to check which apps you have installed on your smart television. It will surprise you at how many apps you don’t use. To save storage space, it’s high-time to delete them.
This post will discuss how to delete app data on a Samsung smart television.
How to delete app cache data on your Samsung Smart TV
It is very similar to clearing app data from a smart TV. Repeat the process for each app you have installed on your smart TV device.
Here’s how it works:
- Tap the Home button on the remote control of your Samsung smart TV.
- Go to Settings.
- Choose Apps
- Go to the System Apps.
- Select the app that you wish to clear the cache.
- Tap on “Clear cache”.
- To confirm, tap OK
Instantly, the cache for that app will be cleared. It might take some time if this hasn’t been done in a while.
How to clear cookies and browse data on Samsung Smart TV
Browsing data on your Samsung TV can also accumulate over time. While you’re clearing out your app’s caches you can also clear your cookies and delete them off your smart TV.
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Here are the steps to delete your cookies from a Samsung TV.
- Touch the Home button on the remote control of your Samsung TV.
- Go to Settings.
- Broadcasting is the best option
- Select Expert Settings from the Broadcasting menu.
- Choose the HbbTV Settings.
- Click on Delete Browsing Data.
- Tap Yes to confirm.
This is all it takes to get rid of the dreaded browsing data and app caches on your Samsung TV. This will take very little time and you won’t regret it.