1. staffordjm's Avatar
    I'm running 4.4.2 stock on my Note 10.1 (2014).

    I used to be able to get a Task Manager by long-pressing the home key and selecting "Task Manager". It would give you a list of running apps that you could easily kill and a RAM Manager tab that if you selected "Cleanup RAM" it would end a lot of background processes. It was a great way to improve responsiveness by stopping unnecessary processes.

    Now, for some reason, when I select "Task Manager" it takes me to the "Application manager" settings screen. Where did the old Task Manager go?

    Johnie
    08-20-2015 11:04 PM
  2. DeanoD01's Avatar
    The progams that launch apps from a button long press, etc are usually configured in your launcher app. So, if you are running the default Touch Wiz launcher, the settings would be there. I use ADW and it has the gesture settings in it. Hope this helps. ;-DeanoD

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    08-21-2015 06:40 PM
  3. dianehelen's Avatar
    Not really sure what your are experiencing, but when I long press home I get the running apps, and a button for task manager, in task manager I get the ram manager
    Did you recently change launchers, or make any other changes? I use Nova launcher, but the task manager is not affected, see screen shots



    Where did the Task Manager go?-screenshot_2015-08-21-20-59-54.jpg

    Where did the Task Manager go?-screenshot_2015-08-21-21-00-04.jpg
    08-21-2015 08:06 PM
  4. educatingemma's Avatar
    Thanks!
    08-25-2015 06:18 PM
  5. Dale_M's Avatar
    Sort of similar question.... I did factory reset and lost the animated icon that showed how many apps were running on main menu page... Guess it was a "indicator" for task manager... Anybody have any ideas?

    Dale
    08-26-2015 07:39 AM
  6. Bosbouer's Avatar
    It's in widgets. You can add it back from there if you are still using TW.
    08-26-2015 08:21 AM
  7. Dale_M's Avatar
    Yes... Thanks just found it myself.... Sometimes I forget about widgets.... As most times they don't do much for me...

    Dale
    08-26-2015 08:38 AM

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