How to know which Android app is slowing your phone

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With more and more high-performance and graphic intensive Android apps and games being launched, the limited memory capacity of smartphone goes for a toss. Thus, more and more smartphone brands are launching handsets with 6GB or 8GB RAM. While buying a smartphone with more RAM is definitely a way to get a smoother experience, there are many Android users who cannot afford to do so. Also, there are ways to identify memory intensive apps. You can either kill the apps or even uninstall them to speed up your Android phone. This can further save precious battery life too.

Before you blame games or other heavy apps for draining battery and slowing down your phone, note that in most cases, it is Facebook or Instagram app that tends you hog the most battery and RAM on any Android phone. Here is how to know which app is consuming more RAM and slowing your phone.

*The storage list will show you what content is consuming the maximum storage space in your phone. This list shows internal memory consumption only.

*Tap on ‘Memory’ and then on memory used by apps

*This list will show you the ‘App Usage’ of RAM in four intervals– 3 hours, 6 hours, 12 hours and 1 day. With this information, you will get to know all apps that are consuming what percentage of RAM.

Based on this information, you can kill the app or even install it. If your internal storage is almost full, then it causes the phone to slow down. Make sure to keep some storage free on the internal storage as well. This should speed your phone and lastly, don’t forget to restart your phone everyday.