How to clear app data and cache on BlueStacks 4?

How will this help?

App data and cache take up storage space and may slow down a particular application's performance.

This article will provide steps to clear the app data and cache. This is one of the ways to help troubleshoot app-related issues. 


How to clear app data and cache on BlueStacks 4?

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Clearing app data and cache on BlueStacks 4.205 and above

1. Open BlueStacks and navigate to the My games tab on the top left.

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2. Once you enter the My games tab, click on System apps.

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3. Now, click on the Android Settings icon, as shown below. 

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4. In the new window, click on the Apps option under the Device section right at the top.

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5. Choose the particular app whose app data or cache you would like deleted.

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6. Click on the Storage option.

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7. Here you'll be provided with two sections:

  • Click on Clear Data to delete all additional data taking up space. Note the info provided on the space occupied.

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  • Click on Clear Cache to delete the cache taking up space. Note the info provided on the space occupied.

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That's all folks! With the app data and cache deleted, experience a smoother gaming experience.


Clearing app data and cache on BlueStacks 4.200 and below

1. On BlueStacks home screen, navigate to More Apps from the dock and click on Android settings.

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2. Click on Apps from the settings menu.

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3. Click on the "App name".

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4. Then go to Storage.

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5. Lastly, click on CLEAR DATA and CLEAR CACHE to clear the app data. 

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Voila! With the app data and cache cleared, experience a smoother gaming experience.


Thank you for choosing BlueStacks. We hope you enjoy using it. If you have any further questions, please contact us at support@bluestacks.com. Happy Gaming!

Last updated on June 22, 2020.

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