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    Default Samsung Galaxy S4 Active consuming too much RAM

    Well my Samsung Galaxy S4 Active consumes approxmently 1GB out of 1.8GB when I press the "Free RAM" button...my friend's Samsung Note II uses only 700Mb...when he press the "Free RAM" button of course...any advice/thoughts?
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    Go into application manager then check the 'running apps' there u can see what's using the ram up

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    Yeah sure I know that! I have minimized the number of pages in my home page an deleted all the widgets...my friend though has many pages and weather widgets etc
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    Don't worry about the RAM usage unless your phone is having performance issues.
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    Ok but it's weird that doesnt free much memory when I press the button...I have also a couple of "free ram" apps like cache cleaner and Advanced Task Manager...maybe they affect the phone
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    Oh how did you attach the screenshot as a comment? Because you wrote it through Taptalk?
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    First of all, don't use task killers. They will actually slow your phone down, and reduce your battery life. And second, Android is designed to use more RAM. Free RAM is wasted RAM. I can explain it in more detail if you want me to
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    Of course I want and thank you for that! Am a new adroid user! iOS is so much easier than Android
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    But the Cache Cleaner really helps...I can delete cache and junk files
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    Quote Originally Posted by samsungalaxys4act View Post
    Of course I want and thank you for that! Am a new adroid user! iOS is so much easier than Android
    Android keeps temporary data for apps. This helps the app load faster, and increases the speed, because it doesn't have to load it into memory again. It also keeps the apps running, so when you open it, it doesn't have to start all over again. Android also figures out which apps you use the most, and keeps those apps in memory.
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    Here is an article that explains it more in-depth: http://www.androidcentral.com/ram-wh...-shouldnt-care
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    Quote Originally Posted by samsungalaxys4act View Post
    Oh how did you attach the screenshot as a comment? Because you wrote it through Taptalk?
    Yes Tapatalk rocks if u haven't used it before I recommend it

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    Default Re: Samsung Galaxy S4 Active consuming too much RAM

    The only time you should be clearing RAM is when you start to see performance issues. Even then, a restart does wonders.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Uselessbass View Post
    Yes Tapatalk rocks if u haven't used it before I recommend it

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    Ok...thank you

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    Quote Originally Posted by Golfdriver97 View Post
    The only time you should be clearing RAM is when you start to see performance issues. Even then, a restart does wonders.

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    Thanks for the advice

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    Quote Originally Posted by neonworm View Post
    Here is an article that explains it more in-depth: http://www.androidcentral.com/ram-wh...-shouldnt-care
    Great article and really helpful...but what about caches and junk files...I have an app that clears my phone from all these useless files...is it unnecessary?

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    Quote Originally Posted by samsungalaxys4act View Post
    Great article and really helpful...but what about caches and junk files...I have an app that clears my phone from all these useless files...is it unnecessary?

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    That should be fine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by neonworm View Post
    That should be fine.

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    Alright! Thanks for the help!

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    Quote Originally Posted by samsungalaxys4act View Post
    Alright! Thanks for the help!

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    Glad to help

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    Quote Originally Posted by neonworm View Post
    Glad to help

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    Quote Originally Posted by samsungalaxys4act View Post
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