Local storage cleanup on Windows 10 Mobile

By design Issue #8018015


Nikita S.
Jun 28, 2016
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Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 Mobile doesn’t clean all cache/local storage and it continues to accumulate these files that makes the app growing in size fast. And there is no way to clean all this trash. The problem is that it can lead to low memory on the phone and only way to fix it is hard reset a phone. Please add option to clean all saved data from storage space. Production build 10586.420.


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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Brad E.”

    • Please add an option to clean all storage in next production build. Now I should use cleaning option but it doesn’t help so much. Day after day Edge add at least 15 Mb and there is no way to clean it all.

    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Status to “By design”

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