Android phone’s performance is getting low with time. There are many reasons behind the sag in performance and in our previous post, I told you about some apps to improve Android performance. Today I am going to show you the best ways to boost Android performance. Follow all the tips below:
Close Unnecessary Background Apps:
Android is a multi-task supported mobile phone operating system. Multi-tasking will improve your productivity and running apps in background gives you latest updates about social media, emails, weather update, calendar and lot more. But these background app uses memory resources and phone battery. So if you don’t need some of these background apps then try to close them. You can use free apps like Task Killer to optimize performance and close background apps.
Defragment Phone Memory:
After few days of work internal memory of smartphones gets fragmented. You gets a performance boost on personal computers after memory defragmentation. Same thing works on Android too. There are some Freemium apps like Memory Booster available on Google Play that are used to defragment smartphone RAM. When you feel your Android phone is sagging feel free to run this app, even many times a day.
Remove Less Used Home Screen Widgets:
We generally place social media widgets, mail and weather widget, IM widget on Home Screen. Placing Widgets on Home screen and setting them to refresh every few minutes takes a lot of phone’s available memory and hence slow down Android processing speed. So only use reasonable number of widgets on Home Screen. Also set application updating features as once in an hour or more. You should also try to place widgets in categorised folders to reduce the number of Screen Icons.
Turn Off Background Data:
Some applications like weather, social media and Instant Messenger always tries to download data in background to give you updated info every time you open these apps. This background data download may harm you in three ways, Additional data transmission charges, slow phone performance and faster battery draining. So its a wise idea to turn off background data from settings >> Accounts & Sync >> Background Data.
Frequently Update Apps:
Its now proven fact that some free and misconfigured apps may leak phone memory, slow down Android performance and utilize more battery resources. Time to time Android releases some bug fixes and so app developers. If app developer finds memory leakage by their apps they release an updated version. You can check for the updates about your installed app on Google Play under My Apps section.
Turn off unneeded effects:
Though 3D effects in Home Screen and other visualizations make phone look beautiful but also needs lot of memory and hence slows down Android performance. Try to disable these features in your phone remove these kind of apps.
These are some best practices to boost Android smartphone performance. You can try all of these on your device to save your time and increase productivity. Stay tuned with us to get more updats and tutorials.