Increase Speed and Performance of Your Android Phone

Now-a-days 60%-70% of us use Android Phones. For this we have a lot of apps installed on our phone for the distinct purpose and sometimes we have to use many apps at the same time like opening Media Player and sending files etc. Due to these reasons or sometimes we don’t clean memory of android phone from a long time, our phone’s speed goes slow and we have to face some problems.

With just a few tweaks and changes, we can get rid of this problem and speed up the performance of our android phone. Let’s see how we can do this:

1. Know your Device

It is important to know the capabilities and drawbacks of your phone. Don’t overburden your phone with resource-hungry apps.

2. Update your Android

You must updated your Android phone to the latest firmware. Google brings great improvements to each new release of the Android operating system, including updates that ensure stability, higher performance speed and connectivity along with other user-friendly new features.

android update

3. Remove Unwanted Apps

Installed apps in phone use some storage space and runs some background processes. The more storage space occupied or the more background processes running on your phone and the slower your phone’s performance. Don’t install apps you hardly use. Install only the apps you need and you can uninstall or disable apps you don’t need.

remove unwanted android apps

4. Disable Unnecessary Apps

You should disable apps that you don’t need. These disabled apps are not shown on the home screen or app tray but you can re-enable them for use whenever you need them.

android apps disable

5. Update Apps

You should regularly update your apps from Google Play. Try to get updates your apps when they are available in Google Play. Developers fix bugs and add features in new released versions of apps.

Update Android Apps

6. Turn Off Background Data

Apps aren’t the only thing to run in the background. Services like Facebook, Twitter etc. constantly download data so that when you launch them. After using these services you should turn them off.

7. Use High-Speed Memory Card

Phones with low internal memory can get a boost from high-capacity memory cards for maximum storage space. But it adds not only capacity but also speed to the mix. You can get between 2GB to 32GB worth of storage space to support high speed read/write operations. Always go for memory cards of Class 6 or Class 10 for your Android phone if you seek performance for your phone.

Android Memory Storage Space

8. Defrag your Smartphone’s Memory

Like PC, your Android phone’s internal RAM gets a performance boost after undergoing defragmentation. De-fragmentation also repairs data leaks from damaged apps.

9. Keep Fewer Widgets

Widgets always run in the background. They are active all the time. Widgets are used to keep track of services and as an Extended controls for quick access for essential configurations as switching Wi-Fi, Bluetooth or GPS on or off. Having too many of widgets running on home-screen will cause device’s slower performance.

Less Widgets

10. Remove Live Wallpapers

Android’s live wallpaper is a cool feature. Phones come with different live wallpapers but live wallpapers need more CPU cycles to run, thus draining the battery faster.

11. Stop Syncing

Sync is a very good feature which synchronizes data with Google. Keeping sync on, you can get notifications whenever new mail comes in or when you get new notifications or updates for apps. To do this, it does a refresh at every preset interval which will slower your android’s performance for other activities.

stop sync

12. Turn off Animations

When you choose Animation off, the screen just snaps to position without animation. You can also turn off Transition Animation Scale in the same way. If you are a heavy user, you’d probably notice that your Android performs faster with all animations off.

Android Animation

If you follow these instructions your Android will be faster and smoother. And you may have your phone with free memory, boosted battery and performance.