how do i remove programs/apps that start each time phone is turned on?
i power down and charge my phone each night. every time i turn it on there are a number of apps that start very few of which i need. is there a startup folder or some equivalent location from which i can remove these apps so they're not running every time the phone is powered on?
- 05-19-2010, 07:59 AM #2
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1) What apps
2) do you mean preventing them from starting automatically -OR-
3) do you mean removing apps from the phone in general
and is there any particular reason you power down your phone? jw =]Droid Incredible (4/29/10) -> TBolt (4/9/11) -> GNex (4/1/2012) > Droid Maxx (9/13/13)
there are other apps/widgets that also start (calendar, gmail, clock, etc) but i'm not looking to stop those.
preventing them from starting automatically. not interested in removing them from the phone (and know how to do that if i was), though i am removing accu weather in favor of the weather channel app. i just don't need all these running automatically when the phone is turned on.
- 05-19-2010, 08:39 AM #4
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I suppose I would recommend advanced task killer off the market. I don't use it but it seems to have a following. But I think that a couple of those you mention(music, voice dialer) are part of the OS so they get loaded along with everything else. Out of all of those you mentioned, I only saw the FM radio in the "running services" list and I had been using it yesterday.
hope that helpsDroid Incredible (4/29/10) -> TBolt (4/9/11) -> GNex (4/1/2012) > Droid Maxx (9/13/13)
- 05-19-2010, 10:23 AM #6
- 05-19-2010, 10:26 AM #7
It is a OS thing android will run and kill things as needed. Not much u can do. If u search this topic is well covered through out the forums. U can use task killer but after u kill it the OS WILL just restart them.
- 05-19-2010, 10:44 AM #8
Check the options, some apps have the auto run option there. For the rest of them don't worry about it, it still takes the phone 30 seconds give or take 10 seconds to boot regardless.The Storm has cleared to an Incredible day! I ate an IceCream Sandwhich. Still needed JellyBeans. ;-)NEXUS!!!!!!
- 05-19-2010, 05:52 PM #9