Managing the storage space on your iPhone is a constant struggle for many users. You may already be familiar with some of the more common ways to free up space, such as deleting apps or pictures, but another option can be found if you use Spotify to listen to music.
Spotify can take up storage space if you have downloaded songs that you want to listen to offline, but it also caches some files, and that cache takes up space, too. Depending on the amount of space it’s using, you might be able to free up some considerable space by deleting your cache. Our guide below will show you how.
How to Delete Your Cache in Spotify
The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 7 Plus in iOS 12.3.1, using the most current version of the Spotify app that was available at the time this article was written.
Step 1: Open Spotify.
Step 2: Choose the Home tab at the bottom of the screen, then tap the gear icon at the top-right.
Step 3: Touch the Storage button.
Step 4: Tap the Delete Cache button.
Step 5: Tap Delete Cache again to confirm.
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Kermit Matthews is a freelance writer based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with more than a decade of experience writing technology guides. He has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Computer Science and has spent much of his professional career in IT management.
He specializes in writing content about iPhones, Android devices, Microsoft Office, and many other popular applications and devices.