1. Vipersdad's Avatar
    How do I close apps without having to power down.
    Thanks..........G.

    Posted via Android Central App
    03-25-2014 08:44 PM
  2. gerryp123's Avatar
    "Close" as in "Stop from running" ?
    Take a look in Settings>Apps and select the app of concern. Most apps have a "Stop" button.
    03-25-2014 08:57 PM
  3. B. Diddy's Avatar
    In the vast majority of cases, no need to close apps yourself. Refer to this article to understand more how Android handles apps and RAM.

    http://m.androidcentral.com/ram-what...-shouldnt-care

    Posted via Android Central App
    03-25-2014 10:02 PM
  4. gerryp123's Avatar
    I guess Android would like to fill available RAM with apps, for quick loading and other reasons. Best that these apps are the ones you frequently use. Hence a reason to close apps that are installed but are used very infrequently (if ever). Make sense?
    03-26-2014 08:58 AM
  5. B. Diddy's Avatar
    That idea makes sense, but it's not how the system works. Force closing apps will often lead to them restarting automatically, which takes power. Just use your phone normally. If there's an app that's always opening and that you never use, Disable it.

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    03-26-2014 12:21 PM

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