1. JohnS305's Avatar
    I just went into developer mode and switched to ART. So far no problems, everything seems to running fine. It's supposed to be faster and friendlier on the battery. I'm wondering if anyone else has or is running it and how it's working for you.
    06-03-2014 11:32 AM
  2. JohnS305's Avatar
    So far so good. No problems and almost twenty four hours with typical to slightly heavy use since the change and my battery is still almost 50%. Only lost 4% overnight.

    Anybody running ART on your RAZR M?-screenshot_2014-06-04-10-05-59-1-.png
    06-04-2014 10:27 AM
  3. pizza_pablo's Avatar
    I actually forgot about this ability, until you brought it up.
    I've been on KitKat for a couple weeks and just switched to ART, yesterday.
    I'll let you know if I see any difference.
    06-04-2014 10:47 AM
  4. pizza_pablo's Avatar
    Well, I won't be able to report any results, because I got tired of fooling around with KitKat and went back to my rooted M.
    The KitKat M has been relegated to emergency backup duty.
    06-09-2014 05:54 PM
  5. JohnS305's Avatar
    Mine's still running fine with ART. Battery maybe a little better but still not where it was before the update, but overall I'm happy with it.
    06-10-2014 09:41 AM
  6. kirksucks's Avatar
    What is art?

    Sent from my XT907 using AC Forums mobile app
    06-10-2014 11:19 AM
  7. pizza_pablo's Avatar
    What is art?

    Sent from my XT907 using AC Forums mobile app
    The guy, on the wall, with no arms or legs.
    06-10-2014 01:51 PM
  8. JohnS305's Avatar
    06-11-2014 09:35 AM
  9. kirksucks's Avatar
    I did it. Seemed to make it worse

    Sent from my XT907 using AC Forums mobile app
    06-14-2014 07:33 PM
  10. JohnS305's Avatar
    Really, I see no difference in operation and maybe slightly less battery drain. It may depend on which apps your running. You can always go back.
    06-15-2014 04:56 PM
  11. kirksucks's Avatar
    Killing animation made it seem faster but battery life is still crap. Everything got worse after a factory reset

    Sent from my XT907 using AC Forums mobile app
    06-15-2014 11:49 PM
  12. JohnS305's Avatar
    I'm contemplating a factory reset but I've never done it and I don't know how much of a hassle it would be or if it would be worth it. My phone is working ok and my battery drain, while worse with kit kat, isn't terrible.
    06-16-2014 10:28 AM
  13. Anthony Marincas's Avatar
    I'm running it, and it works fine for me.
    06-25-2014 08:31 PM
  14. en28so's Avatar
    I tried it, but I had FC galore and would not run. I rebooted, but it still didn't work.

    Posted via Android Central App
    07-02-2014 12:36 PM
  15. A895's Avatar
    Using ART now, much faster and better battery life.

    Posted via Droid Razr M on the Android Central App
    07-02-2014 01:31 PM
  16. David A Hamilton's Avatar
    I switched to ART a couple of weeks ago and after optimizing my apps, I had no memory left. I started with 1.02GB. I quickly switched back to Dalvik
    10-17-2014 12:18 AM

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