How to Delete Your Spotify Cache on an iPhone

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.

open spotify

Step 2: Choose the Home tab at the bottom of the screen, then tap the gear icon at the top-right.

tap home, then the gear icon

Step 3: Touch the Storage button.

choose the storage option

Step 4: Tap the Delete Cache button.

how to delete cache in spotify on iphone

Step 5: Tap Delete Cache again to confirm.

how to delete spotify cache

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