How to clear Discord cache? Instructions -

How to clear Discord cache? Instructions

How to clear Discord cache? Instructions


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Discord is one of the few applications that can accumulate a large amount of cache data. Discord cache is created with every image, video, and emoji you send and receive in the program. Given this fact, it can quickly consume your disk space.

As a result, you may encounter disk space shortage errors, PC freezes, or other unpleasant issues. Therefore, it is recommended to regularly clear the Discord cache. Additionally, your server may be affected by accumulated Discord cache.

In general, Discord retains images in your cache even if you have deleted them. Based on this fact, malicious individuals can disrupt the server you use by sending illegal or disturbing images.

Considering the information mentioned above, you can understand the importance of clearing the Discord cache. How to clear the Discord cache? Here are detailed instructions for you.

As you know, Discord is available on various systems such as Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, etc. The steps to clear the Discord cache may vary on different devices. Therefore, we will divide this section into several parts.

Clearing Discord Cache on Windows

You can find and clear the Discord cache on Windows by following these steps.

Step 1. Press the Windows key + E to open File Explorer, then enter %appdata% discord in the file path field.

Step 2: Then, locate the Discord AppData directory in the window that appears. After that, find the Cache, Code Cache, and GPUCache folders. Right-click on each of them and select "Delete."

Step 3: Then, exit File Explorer and open the Recycle Bin. Go to the "Manage" tab and click "Empty Recycle Bin." If you receive a confirmation window, click "Yes" to allow the operation.

Clear Discord Cache in Web Browsers

Discord cache is stored in your browser's cache folder when you use it in a web browser. In this case, you need to clear the Discord cache by clearing your browser's cache. As an example, we will take clearing the cache in Chrome.

  1. Press Ctrl + Shift + Del simultaneously to open the Clear browsing data window.
  2. In the expanded window, check the "Cached images and files" option and click the "Clear data" button to start the operation.

Clear Discord Cache on Android

To clear the Discord cache on Android, you can follow these steps.

  1. Open the settings of your device.
  2. Scroll down the menu to find and tap on "Apps."
  3. Find Discord in the list of installed apps listed under the "Apps" section.
  4. Tap on Discord to view the app information. Here, you can see how much memory the app is currently using. Tap on "Storage" to access additional settings.
  5. In this window, click on "Clear Cache" to delete it.

Clearing Discord Cache on iPhone

Clearing the Discord cache on iPhone or iPad seems more straightforward. You don't need to go through various steps. Instead, you need to delete the app from your device. This will remove all cache files.

You can do this by going to "Settings" > "General" > "iPhone (iPad) Storage" > "Discord." Then, tap "Delete App." After that, go to the official App Store website and reinstall Discord.



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