1. AC Question's Avatar
    Galaxy S5 9 months old. Seems to have suddenly slowed down. My viral scan tured up no results. Is it adware/malware? Is there an APP for that or another process to use to get rid of it?
    02-06-2016 07:55 PM
  2. Rukbat's Avatar
    If Malwarebytes and an antivirus app didn't find anything, I doubt it's malware. (Adware doesn't slow a phone down much.)

    It's still under warranty, so back everything up and contact whomever you contact in your country to have it replaced/repaired. (In the US, the carrier will usually replace it - with a refurb, considering its age. [Have no worries - my current refurb is over 2 years old.])
    Laura Knotek likes this.
    02-06-2016 09:50 PM
  3. Blacklac's Avatar
    It's probably an App. Disable or delete any App you don't use.

    I'd advise wiping the device and starting fresh before trading the phone in. Slowing down over time is definitely a software thing, its not like the SoC is getting slower on you.

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    02-07-2016 12:53 AM

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