How to speed up your Android smart phone

If your Android device is you slow, and eventually takes too much time to download files or apps, or the Internet surfing is almost impossible you probably do want to improve the devices activity. There are several ways to speed up your smartphone and other devices that run on this operating system.


Inability to delete factory-installed applications that you don’t use (bloatware) is something that bothers all of the Android users If you do not want those bloatwares to use the memory of your, the solution lies in rooting that gives you full control of the device, and we believe that such control should be available to all users once they buy a smartphone After all, if you have already purchased a cell phone with you own money, who has the right to prohibit the deletion of anything?  Once the device is rooted, delete all the applications that you do not need and those that you do not use. The less applications you have a on a mobile phone, the better.

Refresh your smartphone with custom ROM

Along with the bloatware, memory and resources are additionally cluttered with different possibilities, effects, animations and widgets. Such skins may look nice, but definitely do affect the performance of your device in a way that they slow it in some measure. This problem is easily solved by installing a custom ROM. Many ROMs were made with the very deliberate that consume small amount of resources, and it is less likely to find bloatware on them. If you have already rooted your cell phone, feel free to try to install some custom ROMs. Our proposals are fast and functional:

  • P.A.C. True All-in-one ROM
  • AOKP
  • CyanogenMod
  • CarbonROM
  • LiquidSmooth

Shutting down the application

Some of the installed applications are started together with a mobile phone and running in the background while the phone is running, and thus wasting resources. Most applications such as Facebook, WhatsApp and AccuWeather are constantly running in the background in order to send you the notifications as soon as you receive them, which consume both power and resources.

If you do not want to be automatically synchronized with the applications, disable them in the settings. Many users resort to Task Killer when they find that their cell phone case and they expect certain result from that action.

The idea is simple; install a program that will automatically turn off any unnecessary applications, and thus save battery and memory and thus accelerate the device. On Android, unlike Windows where shutdown program can improve performance, things work a little differently, because Android manages different processes. Although it supports multitasking, when exiting some applications you do not turn them off, but rather pause their activity  and the apps are maintain in working memory (RAM), and no longer consume resources (unless applications that synchronization). This is not necessarily a bad thing. Working memory serves exactly for that, and if it is full with paused apps, Android removes the applications that have not been active for a longer period.

Task Killer… or not…

On the other hand, Task Killer applications are constantly running in the background and forcibly shutting down other applications and cleaning working memory. Here’s why we think that Task Killer is not required:

Restarting and shutting down the applications takes longer time because it is no longer loaded from working memory rather than from the place where it is stored, which drains further the battery and resources

Some applications will automatically restart after being turned off by task killer, which in turn additionally consumes battery

Applications stored in working memory do not consume resources or the battery (unless you do not require constant synchronization)

Android OS is “smart” enough to get a much better and more efficiently management their own processes of

In short: a cell phone will not speed up with the installation of Task Killer, but it often occurs quite the opposite. Also, do turn off synchronization applications such as Facebook, WhatsApp, Gmail or AccuWeather.


TRIM is a technology which is used to optimize the performance of SSD. NAND flash memory that used by Android devices eventually becomes so fragmented that it slows down the smartphone.  TRIM task is to recognize the memory blocks are not used, and return it into function, which in the Android devices is performed once in 24 hours. Android 4.3 is the first of Androids that started using this technology and once and for all solved the problem of slowing down because of the fragmented device flash memory.

Minimize start-up screen apps

Average widget can spend between 5 and 10 MB of RAM, therefore, carefully consider whether you need all these widgets on the home screen. Number of icons can also affect the performance, so remember: less is better. Use the minimum number of icons or folders to group similar, use a static background image remove all the widgets and reduce the number of screens at 2-3.

Factory reset

Factory resetting Android phone completely erases all the data and returns the cell phone in the condition it was in when you started it. The moment that bugs start appearing or when the cell phone is too slow, this is a painless and simple solution to bring it back to life. Make sure to back up all data and applications that you want to restore and keep them in the PC, and then clean the phone with one simple touch of a finger. After the phone restarts, you need to log in again (deleted and user accounts), and restore the data from backup.