How to View Cache and Storage Space on Samsung Internet?

Learn how to view the cache size and storage space occupied by websites on the Samsung Internet browser. You can easily clear the cache of a website or page.

When you surf the internet and face any issue in website loading, the most common advice you’ll hear is to clear your cache or storage space on Samsung Internet. Some of the users might be aware of those terms. However, not everyone knows how to view and manage cache and storage space on Samsung Internet.

The cache is the process of storing website data on local storage, so the browser doesn’t need to download it each time you visit the website. However, in the long run, it becomes important to clear cache and occupied storage space to ensure your browser works well.

If you continually use the browser then the storage space will fill-up rapidly with the website information such as images, login information, and so on. Yesterday, I was browsing a site my friend suggested to me checkout. He suggested that I check out particular news on the website. I have refreshed the website several times but I was not able to find out that news.

I have informed my friend about the problem. He has suggested that I clear the storage space in my browser. I have done the same and reload the website, this time I was able to read that particular news.

Related: How to Clear History, Cookies, and Cache in Samsung Internet?

Whatever the reason may prompt you to check the cache and storage space in Samsung Internet, this article will prove helpful to you.

View Cache and Storage in Samsung Internet

Samsung Internet lets you view the cache and other storage files stored on your browser. This will just display the size of cache occupied every site has occupied. We cannot see the individual files since they are not human readable.

Here are the steps to view the cache and storage space on Samsung Internet:

  1. Launch the Samsung Internet browser on your Android phone.
  2. Tap on horizontal 3bar icon for the menu list.
  3. Select on the Settings menu.
  4. Under the Advanced section, choose the Sites and download menu option.
    Sites and download menu in Samsung Internet
  5. Tap on the Manage website data tab.
    Manage Website Data settings in Samsung Internet

This will display the list of all the websites you’ve visited along with the cache size that site has occupied.

View Cache size on Samsung Internet

You can correlate as the higher the cache, is the most visited site. Perhaps, this might be a wrong assumption if the site is image-heavy.

Clear Cache and Storage in Samsung Internet

If you run out of storage then it is good practice to clear the storage space on Samsung Internet. The grew up storage space will affect the browsing speed and will increase the website loading time.

To ensure a smoother browsing experience we would recommend you clear your browsing data from time to time.

Here are the steps to clear cache and storage space in Samsung Internet:

  1. Launch the Samsung Internet browser on your Android phone.
  2. Tap on horizontal 3bar icon menu button available at the bottom of the screen.
  3. Select on the Settings menu.
  4. Under the Advanced section, choose the Sites and download menu option.
    Sites and download menu in Samsung Internet
  5. Tap on the Manage website data tab.
    Manage Website Data settings in Samsung InternetThis will display the list of sites along with the corresponding cache size.
    View Cache size on Samsung Internet
  6. Tap on the Delete menu button.
  7. Enable the checkboxes for the website to clear the site data.
    Delete selected cache storage site from Samsung Internet
  8. Hit on the Delete command button.

This will immediately delete the cache and storage of the selected site.

You can also choose an entire site and clear the site data. An easy and simple way to delete entire cache and cookies data from Samsung Internet is using the delete browsing data option under privacy settings.

Bottom Line: Samsung Internet Cache Settings

The cache files and storage space occupied by other information i.e. cookies, and browsing history plays a vital role in reducing the site loading time. Whenever you need to check the cache and storage space on Samsung Internet, you can do so with the above steps.

If your browser starts misbehaving or fails to load the latest version of the website then it is a smart thought to clear storage space. By clearing storage space, you will experience a smoother browsing experience.

Related: How to View and Clear Site Storage Data on Chrome Android?

What are your most heavy cached sites on the Samsung browser? Is it any news site or social media? An image-heavy site like Instagram will of course be a leader.

Lastly, here are the recommended web browsers for your computer and mobile phone that you should give a try.

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Chrome WindowsChrome MacChrome iOSChrome AndroidFirefox Linux
Firefox WindowsSafari MacSafari iOSEdge AndroidChrome Linux
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