How to Clear Twitter Cache on iPhone and iPad

Now, you can clean up Twitter caches and have more control over the amount of storage space it uses. Go through these quick steps to eliminate Twitter media and web storage from your iPhone and iPad.

If you spend a lot of time on Twitter and share videos, GIFs or photos to communicate with your followers and friends then over the time, the app may build up a sizeable cache. Those unnecessary documents and data may not only consume some precious storage of your device but also prevent the micro-blogging app from running smoothly. So, what’s the right way to handling the app’s storage? Turns out, you can now easily remove Twitter caches from your iPhone.

The latest version of Twitter comes with a storage setting which allows you to get rid of the cache files right from within the app. Based on your need, you can choose to remove either media storage or web storage or both. Find out how it’s done the right way!

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How to Clear Twitter Cache on iPhone and iPad

How To Clear Twitter Cache from iPhone & iPad

Note: Make sure you have the latest version of Twitter installed on your iOS device. Head over to App Store → Updates tab → and then update the app.

Step #1. First, you need to launch Twitter on your iOS device.

Step #2. Then, tap on your profile icon at the top left corner of the screen.

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Tap on Profile Icon in Twitter on iPhone

Step #3. Now, tap on Settings and privacy.

Tap on Settings and Privacy in Twitter on iPhone

Step #4. Next up, tap on “Data Usage” under General section.

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Tap on Data Usage in Twitter on iPhone

Step #5. Under “Storage” section, you have two options:

Media Storage: It contains your photos, GIF, and Vine data. It also shows the size of the media.

Web Storage: It comprises of cookies and logins. Also, displays the total size of the web storage.

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Storage Options in Twitter on iPhone


If you want to clean up all the photos and GIF as well as Vine data, tap on Media Storage → tap on Clear media storage → tap on clear media storage again to confirm.

Clear Twitter Media Storage on iPhone

If you wish to eliminate all the cookies and logins, tap on the Web storage → now, tap on Clear all web storage → tap on Clear all web storage again to confirm.

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Clear All Web Storage in Twitter on iPhone

Signing off

So finally, you don’t need to delete the news app to get rid of its documents and data! iOS 11 allows you to offload unused apps without deleting its data. It could be very helpful in keeping your iOS device uncluttered.

If your iPhone is running short on storage, do check out this complete guide to free up plenty of space without deleting messages and photos. You might want to catch up with these posts as well:

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Jignesh Padhiyar
Jignesh Padhiyar is the founder of who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around iPhone and iPad.


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