In this tutorial, you will learn how to:
• Clear the app cache
• Force an app to stop
• Check for app updates
• Remove an app
• Reinstall an app
Clear app cache
1. Swipe down
from the Notification bar
with two fingers, then select the Settings icon
2. Select Apps > All apps > desired app > Storage & cache > Clear cache.
Note: If recently opened apps appear at the top of the Apps & notifications screen, select See all apps to get to the App info screen.
Force stop an app
From the Apps info screen, select the desired app then select Force stop.
Note: You will be prompted to select OK to confirm.
Check for app updates
From the home screen, select the Play Store app
> Account icon
> Manage apps & device
> Updates available
> select Update
next to the desired app or select Update all
to download all available app updates
Remove an app
From the desired App page in the Play Store, select Uninstall then select Uninstall again to confirm.
Reinstall an app
From the desired App page in the Play Store, select Install to reinstall.