13 Best Android Tips to Improve Device Performance
The Performance and touch response of android smartphone will slow down as time passes with its usage. It’s the OS which is causing lag in every task, which is supposed to be lighter and quicker but as you stuff gizmo with bunch of irrelevant and unnecessary documents, media collections, and apps offering not ample roam for OS to breathe resulting device suffocation. Its akin squeezing an individual with tons of work despite of not capable to handle at once.
Why device slows down?
- Stuffed with tons of apps
- Device and external storage becomes (nearly) jam-packed
- Numerous background processes (apps)
- Unnecessary illogical changes made in device settings.
- Heavy theme on home screen.
- Installing unnecessary heavy widgets.
Below are few tips shared which are verified to increase performance considerably:
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1. Listen to phone
Every android phone has some limitations which you need to observe, understand and accept. For instance, assuming 1GB game will work uninterruptedly on tablets or smartphones having 1.5GB or beyond RAM. Device bogs down when fraught with lot of hefty, resource-starving apps and packed storage thereby degrading your performance. Figure out the root cause and remove it from device.
2. High speed flash drive
3. Upgrade apps
4. Prevent live wallpapers
Live wall papers might be fascinating you but how often. In the end gadget suffers from rapid battery drain, unnecessary RAM usage, and slower performance. Use them when not many apps are installed, no lag experienced.
5. Upgrade to the latest OS
6. Uninstall needless apps
7. Disable useless apps
8. Reduce animation scale
Animation scale is the density of animation effect while you switch from one task to another and by default is set to 1. To visualize the transformation jump to settings>> developer options>>Transition animation scale and choose any superior scale say 10x. Now switch between home screen, other options, tabs, apps to visualize the fade in-out effect. The slow motion might fascinate you but it consumes lot of time to reach destination, reduce to 0.5x or turn off. This will save time, battery, improve performance, quick touch response. Do the same with window animation scale which is above transition scale.
9. Have fewer widgets
10. Turn off synchronizing feature
Sync feature is the best one for linking your online accounts with smartphone or tablet (contacts). But linking all accounts is not desirable. Sync accounts based on urgencies, for instance (office) mails, bank (app) notifications, LinkedIn and other accounts whose instant updates are imperative to you, productivity related. Whereas sync Facebook, Twitter, Viber accounts which if accessed anytime manually won’t affect your day’s efficiency. Why to unnecessarily sync such accounts which reduces smartphone performance, work rate because after every certain interval it will check for updates in account draining power rapidly too. The more account you sync, that many processes run in background affecting current ongoing operation.
11. Use RAM booster
12. Reset settings
Apart from above tweaks try factory rest because you might have altered couple of settings as per convenience with time. Also, after prolong use stuffs get messy inside device thus factory reset will bring it to clean state and default settings. Afore performing this function it is recommended to backup all vital data. This will definitely boost performance to some extent.
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13. Root the device (Not recommended)
Above are some tips which anyone can perform, however the person having comprehensive technical knowledge of android working and settings can try to root the smartphone which is highly risky and not recommended. Device warranty will get invalid if you root completely, nevertheless unroot it to reinstate warranty.
If you have some more tips which can boost android performance kindly share in comment section.
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