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5 Proven Ways to Speed Up Your Android Phone

Posted by on June 1, 2013

If you feel that your android phone getting slow down overtime, you are not alone. In fact, there are many Android users out there also experience the similar problem.

There are numerous reasons that can cause this thing happens such as too many apps running in the background, viruses, and so on. In this article, we will show you some proven ways to speed up your Android phone.

  1. Turn off live wallpaper
    Although the live wallpaper can make your phone display look more attractive, but it can slow down the performance of your phone as the animations require power to keep it running. So by turning off live wallpaper can make your phones become slightly lighter and smoother.
  2. Remove unused widgets
    Widgets take up a lot of space in the phone which can be a major cause of performance delay. So remove unused widgets in the background to avoid performance delays.
  3. Close applications using the Back key instead of the Home key
    Pressing the Home key inside an application only put it under Standby mode, not close it. So it will keep consuming your phone memory, causing performance delay. Alternatively, hold down the Home key and select the Task Manager. It will display running applications and option to end it.
  4. Move apps to the SD card
    Like a PC, android phone will run much faster and smoother with sufficient amounts of free memory. By moving apps to SD card, you can free up some much-needed space while still keeping your apps close at hand. Learn more about How to Move Apps to SD Card on Android Phone.
  5. Factory reset
    If you have tried all the above steps but the problem still remains, performing a factory reset could be last option that you can take. The problem you are having with your Android phone might be caused by the apps you have installed and the changes you have made. By resetting your phone to its factory settings will bring it back to the original state, “as new” condition. (Read How to do a Factory Reset on an Android Phone).