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How to clear OneNote Cache huge memory

 How to clear OneNote Cache huge memory

How to clear OneNote Cache huge memoryHow to clear OneNote Cache huge memory – We prominently use OneNote application for storing data like other applications. The OneNote application uses cache memory to temporary store data. The cache could become insanely huge if not handled timely. It might consume more than 25 GB of system space which is not viable. If One-Note cache gets corrupted or consumed large memory size then it is good to delete it manually. This article is confined to show you the OneNote cache location & tell you how to delete or rebuild it.

What is OneNote 16?

Microsoft OneNote is a computer program for free-form information gathering and multi-user collaboration. It gathers users’ notes (handwritten or typed), drawings, screen clippings and audio commentaries. Notes can be shared with other OneNote users over the Internet or a network.

How OneNote Cache folder works? How to clear OneNote Cache huge memory?

The cache folder saves information in a reduced format which makes quicker execution of instructions while accessing the web. The cache folder could become corrupt after long use which could cause problems in the smooth operation of OneNote application. Deleting the corrupt cache folder will starts rebuilding a new one.


Listing below few known issues related to OneNote cache folder

  1. Difficulty in launching OneNote application. Sometimes it does not launch at all.
  2. Unable to recover the work in progress.
  3. Large amount of space is occupied by the system.

Procedure to clear OneNote Cache huge memory

There is a local cache files for storing offline edits. If we clear cache, the changes which are not synchronised will be gone forever.

The default path of cache is OneNote > File > Options > Save & Backup.How to clear OneNote Cache huge memory


A user can easily change its path by using modify button. We can also change OneNote Cache & Backup size here. To delete OneNote cache open the location given below.


After navigating the following path you will see a folder name “Cache”. Just Right Click on it and Delete it.  How to clear OneNote Cache huge memory.

How to clear OneNote Cache huge memory

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  1. In my Microsoft Lumia 550 with only 8 gb memory and major portion of this taken away by Microsoft built-in Apps, how to delete MS Apps like One Note, etc which I dont use

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