.NET MAUI provides multiple storage options for caching data locally on a device.
The three most commonly used options for storing data locally in a .NET MAUI app are:
- Preferences: Stores data in key-value pairs
- File system: Stores loose files directly on the device through file system access
- Database: Stores data in a relational database
Preferencesclass also contains methods for determining whether a named preference exists (
ContainsKey), deleting a preference (
Remove), and removing all preference data (