How to speed up your Android smartphone

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Jun 18, 2014, 12:57:32 PM via Website

If your phone - no matter what phone you have - is feeling bogged down like Artax in the swamp in The Neverending Story (yeah, some of you know what I'm talking about) then here's a quick couple of tips to speed up your laggy Android:

  • One word: Greenify (check the Play Store)

  • Check your SD card capacity. You may think you can go right up to the limit with no problems, but you'd be mistaken. Clearing your temporary files, download folder and other miscellaneous data not only frees up more space (for more junk!) but it can also speed up your device a bit too.

  • Figure out which apps are running at startup. You can do this with various apps like Advanced Task Manager or Wakelock Detector

  • Throw down some reset action. My favorite way to clear up bugs, lag and other issues is with regular resets. Back up your important apps and data and restore your phone to factory defaults, then load all your stuff back on a clean slate and begin the process again.

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Oct 1, 2014, 3:25:53 PM via Website

Clean Master app is also worth a try. It's a good app to clean junk files and useless data from Android.

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Dec 8, 2014, 7:35:29 AM via Website

It is good. But, you can do all above mentioned tasks throgh Cache Cleaner (DU Speed Booster). It is nice app to clear the screen and remove temp files.

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Jan 16, 2015, 6:47:33 AM via App

Try using greenify app it will save ur battery as well as speed up ur android device

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Feb 9, 2015, 4:18:23 PM via Website

If your phone is starved for internal storage and you can't spare any of your hard-earned apps, you can try moving them to your SD card instead (at least, if you're running Android 2.3 or earlier). This will free up that internal space and speed up your phone, but keep all your apps close at hand.

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Feb 18, 2015, 10:52:31 PM via App

Hi! I have a couple of questions about some apps. I found these apps on my Note 4: Kaiti, Miao and ShaoNj. I don't know what these apps are for and can I delete them?

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Jun 30, 2015, 12:02:33 PM via Website

Deleted some unuseful data and apps to speed up your android phone.

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Aug 5, 2015, 5:18:14 PM via Website

The chinese app baidu has some useful tools to clean and speed up your devce

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Aug 11, 2015, 4:08:36 PM via Website

These are common tricks of speed up your phone
Clear Your App Cache
Disable or Uninstall Unused Apps
Install a New App Launcher
Remove Unnecessary Widgets and Shortcuts
Limit or Disable Background Data

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Oct 30, 2015, 4:38:23 AM via Website

Hi, this is one of the common problems with my Samsung mobile phone. I also thought of trying to use the data cleaner to speed up my android. But, anyway, this tips on how to speed up my laggy phone will help me a lot. I really appreciate the information posted here.

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Nov 2, 2015, 5:49:06 AM via Website

Hey Friend,
Thank you for the good suggest how we can speed up our smartphones.. It is really helpful for me and my friends too.. I will do it soon..

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Nov 26, 2015, 6:14:55 AM via Website

I think if you want to speed up your device, no apps could help you, the only thing you could do is to reduce the number of apps in your device, it will increase you speed

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Dec 22, 2015, 8:59:42 AM via Website

I always make it a habit to not fill my memory full, my old phone just shutdown due to full storage was not able to use it anymore

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Feb 2, 2016, 10:22:42 AM via Website

How to reduce and to control the number of active apps? For example, is there any app that controlls all the processes like in the windows Ctrl+Alt+Del?

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Feb 24, 2016, 12:47:16 PM via Website

ricky martin

These are common tricks of speed up your phone
Clear Your App Cache
Disable or Uninstall Unused Apps
Install a New App Launcher
Remove Unnecessary Widgets and Shortcuts
Limit or Disable Background Data

Yes I agree, no apps can beat this basic tricks;)

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Feb 27, 2016, 5:58:55 PM via Website

If your device is getting laggy / slow - 99% of the time its down to running out of available RAM. The other 1% is normally down to a badly coded App, hogging all your devices resources.

There's 2 ways you can go about this:

  1. Manually go into Settings/Apps/Running Apps - and then stop each App manually until you cleared enough space in the RAM.

  2. Download a decent App which does it for you. Keep a check on this though as a lot of Apps are a complete waste of time & actually take up more space in your devices RAM than what they actually clear.
    Also, any decent App will require you to go into the accessibility settings & enable it there so it can properly stop Apps running.

For that other 1%, you'll need to go into the developer options settings and tick the box next to "Strict mode enabled".This will warn you of any apps that are hogging your devices resources - though use with care (and normally with your device hooked up to a pc & with software on your pc running)

For those feeling ultra brave, whilst you're still in developer options, you can also have a play with the Apps section which is located right at the bottom.
I advise you do some research first before playing with those settings, yet doing it right can bring some pretty amazing results. Again though, if you don't know what you're doing, DON'T mess about with them!!!

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Mar 23, 2016, 9:11:23 AM via Website

There are many good apps. Many new android phones are build with awesome technology.
Save space and battery.

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Mar 31, 2016, 3:51:36 PM via Website

I already use a app for junk clean name CM Lite' I'm looking for the best Android cleaner app.

Deleted some UN-useful or UN-use data and apps hope that speed up your android phone.

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Apr 8, 2016, 5:52:23 AM via Website

Gajjmki

Android data cleaner to speed up android phone.

Thank your for your recommendation.

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Apr 21, 2016, 11:29:35 AM via Website

When I meet with the same problem, I will delete some apps or some unuseful data to save storage so it will go faster.

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May 2, 2016, 9:35:45 AM via Website

If your phone is not rooted you should always be updated and clean up your memory and use simple background and remove qidgets and disable background sync and have one user's account and clear apps' cache.If your phone is rooted use custom ROMs and uninstall pre_installed apps.

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May 31, 2016, 8:51:54 AM via Website

Buy a new one :D .

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Jun 13, 2016, 10:38:32 AM via Website

This may help...
1- dial this code *#9900#
2-From the menu, choose debug level
3- Then Choose Mid

Your phone will restart and you can fell the difference
Note: I tried this on my samsung phone

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Jul 23, 2016, 12:48:25 AM via Website

Until now i am using cleaner but i will try this app to see what exactly it does.

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Sep 23, 2016, 11:29:08 AM via Website

Tips to speed up a slow Android phone quickly:
1. Remove unnecessary widgets and shortcuts
2. Downgrade your Android version
3. Disable background data
4. Clear your app cache
5. Factory reset your Android phone

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Sep 25, 2016, 8:59:54 PM via Website

i think the amount of data and app can affect on android run speed
services and app that run in background is so important
try to uninstall some app and kill some process

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Oct 17, 2016, 12:29:30 PM via Website

To use app to speed up or manage the andriod phone, I am using Purify and it is good.

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Oct 20, 2016, 8:08:56 AM via Website

Some valuable tips to be followed while working on to speed up your Android Smartphone:

Identify the problem
Low storage
What's wrong with widgets?
Disable animations
Free up RAM
Reboot
More troubleshooting

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Oct 20, 2016, 9:47:32 AM via Website

I think we can use tool to speed up our smartphones, that's the meaning to hold a smartphone!

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Oct 24, 2016, 8:56:56 AM via Website

  1. Recognize the issue

The principal thing to do is discover what is creating the issue: an application, numerous applications, the framework itself?

  1. Free up some space

Each one of those photographs you've taken and those applications you've introduced can incur significant damage on your telephone. It needs a touch of breathing space to run easily and if it's running low on space, it can begin to back off.

  1. Cripple superfluous livelinesss and additional items

Contingent upon the launcher you are utilizing, you may find that there are different movements and embellishments set up. These may look incredible, yet they can likewise back things off.

  1. Shut down applications and free up RAM

Multi-entrusting a few applications makes it simple to switch between various instruments, yet there can likewise be an effect on execution. You can rapidly shut down any applications you are no longer utilising by ringing the running applications list – press and hold the home key and after that swipe away any applications you need to exit.

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Nov 24, 2016, 10:15:57 AM via Website

Clear all temp files,cached data and uninstall unused apps this will help to speed up our phone

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Dec 16, 2016, 1:34:26 AM via Website

I always make it a habit to not fill my memory full, my old phone just shutdown due to full storage was not able to use it anymore

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Jan 20, 2017, 6:32:20 AM via Website

but sometimes reset is not a solution you must deal with it first when you have problem with it on starting.

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Jan 20, 2017, 6:33:22 AM via Website

You can clear cache because sometimes it can be more than you thought

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Jan 20, 2017, 6:33:59 AM via Website

You can clear your cache sometimes it is bigger than you thought

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Mar 9, 2017, 8:39:09 AM via Website

So you really want a shiny new Android smartphone but can't afford one and your current device is getting slow and annoying.Well there are numerous things you can do to improve the situation.
Here's how to speed up Android.

  1. Delete unused apps
  2. Get rid of media
  3. Remove widgets
  4. Clear your RAM with an app manager
  5. Reboot
  6. Factory reset

What do you think of our tips? Do you have any simple tips to add? Let us know in the comments section below.

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Mar 20, 2017, 2:58:26 AM via Website

Delete unused data and apps so you can free some space.

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Mar 20, 2017, 4:55:49 AM via Website

I also did this to save space to make it faster.:D

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Apr 14, 2017, 3:17:45 AM via Website

Cleaning the Android space by deleting some junk files

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Apr 23, 2017, 5:16:09 AM via Website

I advice that do not move the App to SD card, because SD card running much slowwer than internal storage.

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May 10, 2017, 4:15:31 AM via Website

There are many optimize software, and they work.

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May 23, 2017, 9:09:13 PM via Website

I would do this:
- Uninstall or disable Apps that you don't use. Especially that comes with device.
- Disable auto updates in Google Play
- Disable notification and sync for as much apps as possible
- Don't use active wallpaper

Usually it helps a lot. Also it will help with battery life

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