Make Your Phone Faster Using Android’s Built-in RAM Manager to Free up Memory
Smartphones have come a long way and each year adds more to performance. Some smartphones are equipped with 12GB of RAM and it's a lot, more than an average user would need. However, some smartphones still feature less memory which makes them slow over time. If your smartphone is lagging or gets into occasional stuck up situations, there's something that you can do to make it faster. All you have to do us use Android's built-in RAM manager and clear the clutter. Let's dive in to see some more details on the matter.
Use Android's Built-in RAM Manager to Free Up Memory
Yes, there are apps available on the Play Store that clears RAM but this approach just takes or uses more resources. In addition, apps would still reopen after they have been closed. Now, you can take advantage of Android's built-in RAM manager and free device memory the right way.
Enable Developer Options
The method that we're going to make use of revolves around Developer Options. If you're unfamiliar with the technique, the Developer Options can be enabled from Settings and then navigate to About Phone and tap on it 7 times. Check out our tutorials on how to enable developer options on OnePlus, Samsung, and Pixel devices.
Once the Developer Options have been enabled, here's what you have to do:
1. Launch the Settings app and head over to System.
2. Now, tap on Advanced and then select Developer Options.
3. Inside the Developer Options, what you're looking for is Running Services.
4. From the list, open the service that you want to stop and report it if you're running into issues.
That's all that you have to do to take advantage of the RAM manager and clear unwanted services taking up your memory. Do take note that, use the data provided to manage your app selection. Apps that use most memory can be cleaned and if those apps are the frequently used ones then choose a different app.
There will be more to the story, so be sure to stay tuned in for more details on the matter. This is all for now, folks. What are your thoughts on the subject? Are you looking to use Android's built-in RAM manager? Let us know in the comments.
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