We assume that most of our readers use a smartphone with the Android operating system. We believe that if we asked the question whether the phone began to slow down and chop after a long period of use, we would not have to look for an answer for a long time.
The Android operating system is known in a positive sense for a number of really diverse adjustments and adaptability, but it is also infamous for its rapid congestion and slowing down of the device.
Find out what your smartphone is using
In this article, we will show you a simple guide, thanks to which you can find out in a few seconds which applications fill the RAM the most. This manual is especially suitable for owners of smartphones with 6 GB RAM or less.
As you can see in the images above, all you need to do to analyze RAM usage is go to the Settings application, then select the Applications option and finally Manage applications.
A long list of all the applications you have installed on your smartphone will appear in front of you. You have two entries under the name of each application. The first indicates the use of RAM while the application is running, and the second indicates the use of internal storage.
This way you can easily find out which applications load the equipment the most and cause unpleasant chopping or slow reactions. Always keep track of how many applications are running in the background and keep them shut down.
A few useful tips and tricks
Finally, we'll give you some useful tips to help you bring your smartphone back to life. If you have apps on your mobile phone that consume a lot of RAM, try them instead install lightweight alternatives. Examples are Messenger Lite or Facebook Lite.
At the same time, with each third-party application, you can check whether the application starts automatically when the phone is started. If so, do not hesitate to disable automatic power on. In case you need the app, you can run it manually.
If the smartphone is already really unbearable, it is also a very good helper turn the device off and on. Be careful not to confuse manual on and off with a restart. You can read about the fundamental differences between these two different actions in our previous article.
We believe that thanks to the above tips, we have at least to some extent breathed a second life into your smartphone. If you are interested in other useful tutorials and tricks, follow our website regularly, like it our facebook page and subscribe to notifications.