1. jodyberry's Avatar
    OK, so I know when I long-press the home button it brings up recent apps. But my question is it a list of which apps are actually still running, or just a recent list of what I have been using?

    Because then I have two choices; I can either" remove all", or go to task manager and end the app.

    If I remove all does it mean I am closing all those apps or just removing them from my recent list. And are the apps on that list actually in RAM at the moment?


    Any clarification would be greatly appreciated!

    Sent from my Samung "Brick"
    03-08-2013 09:52 AM
  2. cdf3's Avatar
    Pressing the Home button only shows the apps you've been using.

    If you go to Settings > Applications > All, you will be able to see all if the apps that are running.

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    03-08-2013 10:24 AM
  3. 1812dave's Avatar
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    03-08-2013 11:56 AM
  4. cdf3's Avatar
    Removing from list only (NOT closing)

    to close apps, go to Task Manager and close selected apps or close all.
    You don't necessarily have to go to Task Manager to close them.
    If you swipe them app away or Remove All, it will close them.
    To confirm, view open apps in the Task Manager. Go back to recent apps, then swipe a few apps away. If you go back to the Task Manager they will be closed.
    Same holds true for the Remove All feature.

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    03-08-2013 12:06 PM
  5. cdf3's Avatar
    If I remove all does it mean I am closing all those apps or just removing them from my recent list. And are the apps on that list actually in RAM at the moment?
    Yes the apps are using RAM. If you swipe each app away or End the app, your RAM will begin to free up space, or you can close all of them at once to free up additional RAM.

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    03-08-2013 12:14 PM
  6. 1812dave's Avatar
    Yup. U r correct

    Sent from Note 2
    03-08-2013 04:27 PM
  7. zmann's Avatar
    If you go to the samsung app store you can get this really cool widget that alway shows you how many apps are open and when you tap it it brings you right to all them settings to stop apps and/or clear ram.

    Note 2, it's true, ,size is everything!
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    03-08-2013 05:30 PM
  8. z71kris's Avatar
    what's that widget called?

    sent from my galaxy note 2
    03-08-2013 05:53 PM
  9. zmann's Avatar
    what's that widget called?

    sent from my galaxy note 2
    Exactly what it says, application monitor

    Note 2, it's true, ,size is everything!
    03-09-2013 08:04 AM
  10. z71kris's Avatar
    oh, hahaha I was on mobile and did not enlarge the pic:rolleyes::beer:

    sent from my galaxy note 2
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    03-09-2013 08:28 AM
  11. zmann's Avatar
    oh, hahaha I was on mobile and did not enlarge the pic:rolleyes::beer:

    sent from my galaxy note 2
    Its my most productive widget. Always know what's going on and easily get to the settings :beer:

    Note 2, it's true, ,size is everything!
    03-09-2013 08:43 AM

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