Nowadays, vendors offer whopping internal storage in smartphones so you can keep a huge collection of data and files. Samsung smartphones run the Android and One UI software system, which also generates an app cache to run them smoothly. Guide: Here’s how to clear cache and optimize Samsung Galaxy S23 manually.
Android app cache is a basic thing that can’t be considered as any flaw or bug. The cache files occupy a certain amount of storage portion, however, you can clear that with just a few steps. Once cleared, the cache will be created again, but, you can boost your phone’s performance with regular clearance.
In February 2023, Samsung launched the premium Galaxy S23 series, which is powered by Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy processor, Android 13 OS, faster flash memory, and more. Meanwhile, the apps can still generate cache files, which you should clear manually.
How to clear the cache and optimize Samsung Galaxy S23:
- Go to Settings > Apps
- Select an app
- Tap Storage
- Tap Clear cache
Open System Settings and tap Apps.
In the Apps interface, you will get all the apps installed on your phone listed in an alphabetical manner. Choose one you want to clear the cache of, scroll down the App info screen and tap Storage.
- Remember, don’t tap “Clear Data” button otherwise you will get logged out of the service or app.
In the bottom right corner of the screen, you’ll be able to see a Clear cache button. Simply, tap the Clear cache button and watch as the cache size goes to zero bytes.
Samsung Galaxy devices bring Optimize Now feature, which kills running services in realtime and optimizes the system performance and speed by clearing cache and temporary files. You will get this feature inside the Battery and device care tab.
Here’s how to switch your Galaxy buds between your phone and tablet
If you own a pair of Galaxy Buds, you might want to use them with both your phone and tablet. But how do you switch between the two devices without having to manually disconnect and reconnect them? Don’t worry, you can do that as Samsung offers a function for Galaxy devices named “Auto switch to other devices”.
The Auto switch to other devices function allows your Galaxy Buds to automatically connect to the phone or tablet you’re using when you start a call or play media. This way, you don’t have to worry about missing a call or pausing your music when you switch devices. You can enjoy seamless audio across your Samsung devices.
To use this feature, you need to sign in to the same Samsung account on both your phone and tablet. This feature may vary depending on your device, so make sure you have the latest software update on both devices. You also need to enable Bluetooth on both devices and pair your Galaxy Buds with them.
To enable the auto switch feature, follow these steps:
- Tap on Earbuds settings.
- Tap on the Auto switch to other devices option
- Toggle on the switch, next to the devices you want to use with the auto switch.
That’s it! Now you can enjoy using your Galaxy Buds with both your phone and tablet without any issue. You can also disable the auto switch feature anytime by following the same steps and toggling off the switch.
Here’s how to add transitional effects on lock screen of your Samsung device
Samsung offers a bundle of features for lock screen customization on your Galaxy smartphone. In addition to the wallpaper, you can now add transition effects for lock screen wallpapers, all thanks to the Samsung Wonderland Good Lock module.
The new update of Samsung Wonderland added a new type of wallpaper that includes captivating transition effects when the user turns on the screen. It allows users to customize their experience by setting different wallpapers with transitions.
How to add transitional effects on the lock screen?
To apply the transition effect lock screen wallpaper, you just need to follow a few steps given below.
- Open Samsusng Wonderland app.
- Tap on the “Create your different lock screen effect” option.
- Select any one transitional wallpaper for the lock screen. You can also select it from the Gallery app.
- Now tap on the Set as Wallpaper option and it is done.
However, you can customize the transition effects type, Speed, thickness, Brightness, and Grayscale of the lock screen, just need to tap on the Edit option ahead of Set as wallpaper.
Here’s how to use Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 ‘Water Lock Mode’
Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 offers a remarkable feature named Water Lock Mode. It prevents unintended interactions while submerged in water. This feature is a valuable addition, ensuring seamless functionality and peace of mind while wearing the Galaxy Watch 4 in the water.
There are two simple methods to activate Water Lock Mode on the Galaxy Watch 4. The first involves a quick swipe down to access the Quick Settings Panel, followed by tapping the Water Mode icon.
Alternatively, users can enable this mode through the device’s Settings menu by selecting “Advanced Features” and toggling on the “Water Lock” option. Once enabled, Water Lock Mode renders the touchscreen inactive, shielding the watch from accidental touches underwater.
To deactivate Water Lock Mode, users can press and hold the home key. The watch emits sounds to expel water from the speaker, while a gentle shake eliminates any moisture from the pressure sensor.