How to manually remove Google Maps cache on iPhone


Google Maps is one of the most used apps on iPhone despite the fact that Apple has its own maps app. One of the most annoying things when it comes to Google Maps is that it leaves behind a lot of caches that take up a considerable amount of your storage. Removing all Google Maps cache seems to be the most effective method to free up your storage. Fortunately, Google Maps allows you to manually remove the apps cache.

If you want to clear Google Maps cache to get more space, we can help you. Note that removing Google Maps cache means that all local app caches, data, offline maps will be removed from your iPhone.

In this post, we will show you how to manually clear Google Maps cache on your iPhone

How to manually remove Google Maps cache on your iPhone

Step 1: First thing you need to do is to launch the Google Maps on your iPhone. While you are in, tap on the burger menu in the upper left corner of your screen.


Step 2: Head to Settings.

Step 3: Scroll down and tap on “About, terms & privacy”.


Step 4: You will see the option labeled “Clear application data”. All you have to do is to tap on it.


Step 5: At the prompt, tap on OK button to confirm that you want to delete all local application data.


Step 6: Once you are done, exit Google Maps and check your local storage to see how much space you have left on your iPhone.

That’s it! You have just removed Google Maps cache on your iPhone. This could be useful if you are one of those who frequently use Google Maps to navigate unfamiliar roads and city streets. This is very handy feature, but it is nowhere to be found in the Apple Maps app that comes pre-installed on your iPhone, which is little bit disappointing.

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