Android 4.2 tip: How to clear all app caches at once in

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Android 4.2 certainly brought with it some awesome new features that have been getting lots of attention, like multiple user accounts and quick settings. However, sometimes it’s the little things that make me smile and realize that Google really is thinking things through and listening to power users. One of those little things happens to be the ability to clear all app caches at once.

To do so, simply navigate to your settings menu and select Storage Cached data. You’ll then be presented with an option to clear all of your apps’ cached data.

While my ASUS Nexus 7 has a roomy 32GB to play around with, this might be especially helpful for power users who opted to get the 8GB version while it was still available. With that amount of storage, anything can help.

Like I said before – this isn’t a huge new feature, and it hasn’t really gotten much if any coverage. But sometimes, it’s the little things in life.

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John F

John was the editor-in-chief at Pocketables. His articles generally focus on all things Google, including Chrome and Android, although his love of new gadgets and technology doesn't stop there. His current arsenal includes the Nexus 6 by Motorola, the 2013 Nexus 7 by ASUS, the Nexus 9 by HTC, the LG G Watch, and the Chromebook Pixel, among others.

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