1. rootyourphones's Avatar
    I just notice my s4 is eating alot of memory a total of 1gb after closing all apps I think this will become a big issue soon .my note 2 eat less memory ram.

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    05-01-2013 08:56 PM
  2. Almeuit's Avatar
    The note may use less but doesn't have all the smart scroll features and stuff.. If you have those on they have to run somewhere.

    Sent from my Sprint S3 using AC forums.
    05-01-2013 09:19 PM
  3. rootyourphones's Avatar
    The note may use less but doesn't have all the smart scroll features and stuff.. If you have those on they have to run somewhere.

    Sent from my Sprint S3 using AC forums.
    They are all of

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    05-01-2013 09:24 PM
  4. smooth4lyfe's Avatar
    What app is taking the most of your memory? It should tell u in the task manager
    05-01-2013 10:05 PM
  5. rootyourphones's Avatar
    It keeps going up im only listening to music that is it.

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    Attached Thumbnails Eating up so much memory-uploadfromtaptalk1367464081571.jpg  
    05-01-2013 10:08 PM
  6. Swavek's Avatar
    this whole issue of free memory has been beaten to death.
    if your device is running very low on memory and getting than you have cause for concern. otherwise use and enjoy your phone. stop worrying about free memory. the android os learns loads programs into memory that you might use for faster loading.

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    05-01-2013 10:14 PM
  7. rootyourphones's Avatar
    This is all its running in background even after killing 20 times.

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    05-01-2013 10:14 PM
  8. DreamSTi's Avatar
    this whole issue of free memory has been beaten to death.
    if your device is running very low on memory and getting than you have cause for concern. otherwise use and enjoy your phone. stop worrying about free memory. the android os learns loads programs into memory that you might use for faster loading.

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    This!

    People need to stop worrying about free memory and whats running the background!!!!!!!!!
    05-01-2013 10:18 PM
  9. jackdubl's Avatar
    This is all its running in background even after killing 20 times.

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    If you had a true analytical tool, like System Panel paid version, you could see that those cached apps are mostly using roughly zero cpu. The rest are probably close to zero, except maybe for the launcher. In other words, you are misinterpreting the data in front of you, or maybe just misapplying it.

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    05-01-2013 10:22 PM
  10. smooth4lyfe's Avatar
    This is all its running in background even after killing 20 times.

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    This is not a bad amount of ram used....U should be good
    05-01-2013 10:28 PM
  11. rootyourphones's Avatar
    This is not a bad amount of ram used....U should be good
    My phone locked up a few times andcyes I should be worried I just bought the damn phone it should be this sloe.

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    05-01-2013 10:34 PM
  12. Wilbur's Avatar
    This is all its running in background even after killing 20 times.

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    The apps showing in this screen capture only add up to 106.4 Mb. Android is 784.6 Mb ???
    05-01-2013 10:37 PM
  13. rootyourphones's Avatar
    The apps showing in this screen capture only add up to 106.4 Mb. Android is 784.6 Mb ???
    In the task manager its showing 400mb free out of 1.75gb some where its eating 1gb of ram somewhere .

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    05-01-2013 10:46 PM
  14. JHBThree's Avatar
    My phone locked up a few times andcyes I should be worried I just bought the damn phone it should be this sloe.

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    No, you shouldn't. Linux does not work like a windows pc. Having a ton of free ram is not a good thing. Using over a gig does not matter.

    If your phone locked up a few times that means you have an app that is unstable.

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    05-01-2013 10:51 PM
  15. Joe the Insider's Avatar
    Use Nova Prime and watch your phone turn magical.
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    05-01-2013 11:26 PM
  16. Chantella Jackson's Avatar
    this whole issue of free memory has been beaten to death.
    if your device is running very low on memory and getting than you have cause for concern. otherwise use and enjoy your phone. stop worrying about free memory. the android os learns loads programs into memory that you might use for faster loading.

    Sent from my SGH-M919 using Tapatalk 2
    (I am talking to DreamSTi too btw) I think that if people want to worry then they should be able to. I worry too. LOTS of apps run on the background of my phone and slow it down too, even after I have installed virtual ram, and I just had to uninstall my Twitter app because it uses a lot of ram for the phone I have at the moment(a hand-me-down ascend 2 which had only about 150mb of ram, but I have swap on). Anyways, I feel like it's getting "beaten to death" because people are actually having problems, and also I feel like they have a right to not have apps running on their phone if they don't want them to be and they have a right to ask about it too without someone being upset with them because they aren't hurting anyone. <3

    To help with this question that rootyourphones posted(even though this is kinda an old post), I read somewhere that stopping the apps uses up your cpu and battery power more because sometimes the apps will restart themselves(you said that already though). I think that IF you can, go ahead and uninstall the apps that are causing all the memory usage. Like with me, I don't use twitter much but I like to have the app, but it uses a LOT of memory and it always restarts itself, so I just had to uninstall it. But if you don't wanna do that then I understand, that was just what I did. I also have Clean Master which came with GO Launcher, and I click the little button and it cleans my ram up, but some system apps do continue to restart themselves. Some of them I might have to go and freeze or uninstall...
    10-10-2013 05:24 AM
  17. ABOSWORTH007's Avatar
    I was a bit concerned with this at first too. I'm pretty happy with where I'm at now. Right now I have 865 MB/1.78 GB. When I first clear the memory, I have under 800 MB of RAM. I've disabled all of the gimmicky crap and disabled almost all bloatware. Also, try shutting your phone off and then starting it up again. I've noticed that it seems to help if you do that every once in a while. Turn WiFi off when you aren't using it.

    Honestly, we shouldn't really be worried about this that much. As they say, unused RAM is wasted RAM.
    10-10-2013 07:10 AM
  18. ABOSWORTH007's Avatar
    Use Nova Prime and watch your phone turn magical.
    I should note that I too use Nova Prime. The free version is good and the Prime version is worth every penny.
    10-10-2013 07:12 AM

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