1. Derick Clements's Avatar
    Does anyone know how to clear the RAM on the GS5?
    05-02-2014 10:13 AM
  2. neonworm's Avatar
    You should only clear the RAM if your phone is having performance issues. Even then, clearing the cache is much better.
    debdroid1a likes this.
    05-02-2014 10:15 AM
  3. Derick Clements's Avatar
    I know how to clear cache, really looking for some instructions on clearing RAM. Thank you for your reply though.
    05-02-2014 10:36 AM
  4. Almeuit's Avatar
    I know how to clear cache, really looking for some instructions on clearing RAM. Thank you for your reply though.
    Hold home button.. Follow screenshots below.

    As previously stated unless you're having issues you shouldn't clear RAM. It doesn't help with battery life or anything .



    Sent from my T-Mobile Note 3 using AC Forums.
    Attached Thumbnails Clear RAM-1399045540002.jpg   Clear RAM-1399045548302.jpg  
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    05-02-2014 10:45 AM
  5. Derick Clements's Avatar
    Thank you so much!!!
    05-02-2014 10:55 AM
  6. Derick Clements's Avatar
    GS5 is different from the Note, it doesn't give that option.. anyone else?
    05-02-2014 11:16 AM
  7. NickA's Avatar
    GS5 is different from the Note, it doesn't give that option.. anyone else?
    Just hit the Multitask button (left of the home button) and go to the task manager. You'll see a list of what is running and can clear it there.
    05-02-2014 11:19 AM
  8. bassplayrguy's Avatar
    For a long time I thought this was helping with battery. I did some reading yesterday and quit doing it. Today I am noticing my battery is lasting longer without the phone having to go back and reopen apps from scratch. It will clear things as needed on its own.
    05-02-2014 11:37 AM
  9. Derick Clements's Avatar
    That will close active programs, having issues and need to clear RAM. :/
    05-02-2014 11:40 AM
  10. ZiggSeVO's Avatar
    Hold home button.. Follow screenshots below.

    As previously stated unless you're having issues you shouldn't clear RAM. It doesn't help with battery life or anything .



    Sent from my T-Mobile Note 3 using AC Forums.
    If you follow this It should be the same. Not the same visual but should be the same effect. Even warns you that ending them this way can cause problems.

    Edit: can always download download a 3rd party app if these ways are not to your liking.

    Second edit:


    https://www.dropbox.com/s/snxyxuy28c...2010.02.15.png

    This should be working add you can see the ram go up and down as you end them all

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    05-02-2014 12:52 PM
  11. WhiteiPadMini's Avatar
    Why not just hold the power button and restart the device?
    05-02-2014 01:00 PM
  12. Golfdriver97's Avatar
    That will close active programs, having issues and need to clear RAM. :/
    Why do you need to clear RAM?

    Sent from my HTC One_M8 using AC Forums mobile app
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    05-02-2014 04:35 PM
  13. neonworm's Avatar
    That will close active programs, having issues and need to clear RAM. :/
    What issues are you having?
    05-02-2014 04:43 PM
  14. Jeff Harris's Avatar
    Download clean master from play store. Works awesome cleaning junk files!

    Posted via Android Central App on my HTC One M8
    05-02-2014 09:17 PM
  15. debdroid1a's Avatar
    Regarding RAM Please read the below article for a better explanation.

    http://www.androidcentral.com/ram-wh...-shouldnt-care

    I found it interesting.

    Posted via Android Central App
    05-03-2014 03:47 PM
  16. Jon Jackson's Avatar
    Don't. I thought using task killer, ram killers, one tap cleaning etc was doing something good for my phone. It wasn't. These devices work best when ram is almost to the max. My phone is so quick now and has zero lag. Zero lag. My friend has a new iPhone, I can open ten apps before she can open five. Before hers was slightly quicker. There should be zero lag if you just let the phone do what it was meant to do.
    05-04-2014 11:30 AM
  17. PainFX's Avatar
    on my iphone 4, if i clear the ram it runs much faster. i dont know if its the same with gs5.
    05-04-2014 12:48 PM
  18. neonworm's Avatar
    on my iphone 4, if i clear the ram it runs much faster. i dont know if its the same with gs5.
    It is not the same. It is actually the opposite.
    Jon Jackson likes this.
    05-04-2014 03:38 PM

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