10 Ways To Speed Up Your Android Smartphone

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Slow mobile speed really irritates the user. There are many reasons for the slow execution of your mobile system. In this article, we will be talking about the problems people face and the practical ways and tricks to speed up your Smartphone.

10 Practical Ways To Speed-Up Your Smartphone

Ways to increase mobile speed
1.Restrict or reduce Background services

Apps and processes running in the background are one of the most prominent causes of making the device slow. So, unless necessary, reduce the number of apps running in the background.

Step 1. Go to Setting

Step 2. Click on Developers Option

Step 3. Scroll down and click on the Background process limit and select the number of processes.

You can also click on the option. Don’t keep activities option as well


2.Clear the Cached Data

The concept of cache data is to load the applications faster. But too much cache reduces the speed and performance of android. So, it is compulsory to erase cache memory frequently to boost the device.

Step 1. Go to Settings

Step 2. Click on  Storage

Step 3. Tap Cached data

Step 4. Select OK to clear it


3.Optimize Chrome Browser

Google Chrome is the most used browser among android users. About 90 percent of Android users use Chrome browser for web surfing. In such cases, cache files Chrome and other data stored can affect the speed. The data saver option must be turned on.

Step 1. Go to the Chrome Browser.

Step 2. Click on the overflow menu button (3 dotted button) in the upper-right corner

Step 3. Click on Settings

Step 4. Tap Data Saver under Lite Mode

Step 5. Toggle the switch in the upper-right corner and make it turned on


4. Turn off or reduce auto-sync

We install applications, make Accounts, and use them and allow them to sync automatically in the background. This syncing of data, on the one hand, helps to manage our accounts and data and inform us about updates available whereas on other hand impacts the battery life and overall mobile performances. Turning off auto-sync is better for mobile speed.

Step 1. Go to Settings

Step 2. Click on Auto-sync under Accounts

Step 3. Turn it off


5. Disable or reduce Animations

Animations make the features look cool but also cause lagging in speed by using a portion of CPU and GPU. When you reduce the number of animation, it frees the device memory and ultimately increases device speed.

Step 1. Go to Settings

Step 2. Click on the About phone option

Step 3. Tap the Build number or MIUI version 7-8 times

Step 4. Go back to Settings and Click Developer options

Step 5. Click on the Windows animation scale and select “Animation off


6. Remove/Disable Unused Apps and Bloatware

There are usually many apps on our phones that aren’t usually used or sometimes not used for months and years. Also, there are many pre-installed apps that we don’t require at all. Deleting those unused apps frees up space and increases speed.

Step 1. Go to Settings

Step 2. Tap on Apps/Manage Apps option

Step 3. Find an app you wish to uninstall and tap on it

Step 4. Tap Uninstall and select OK to confirm.

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7. Remove or Reduce Widgets(in Home screen)

The widget looks cool but they increase loading speed and ultimately reduce mobile speed. Widgets of music, wifi, shortcuts, apps, clock, weather, and many others can be removed from the home screen to enhance device speed.

Step 1. Go to the widget you wish to remove from home screen

Step 2. Long press on the widget

Step 3. Drag the widget to Remove and release to uninstall


8. Update the latest version of Operating Software (OS)

The updated version of OS generally provides you updated and better security, features, experience, and the obvious fast speed. So, always check for the latest version of OS.

Step 1. Go to Settings 

Step 2. Click on About phone

Step 3. Tap on Software/System update

If a new stable update of OS is available, update it.


9. Perform a factory reset

If mobile is super slow and frequently gets restarted or switches off automatically, it may be due to lots of unwanted junks and unnecessary apps on your device. So, to speed up the device factory reset can be a good option.

But remember factory reset means all your settings and data get erases so don’t do it frequently. Backup your important information and data before performing a factory reset.


10. Avoid task killers

It sounds odd but task killing, in reality, slows down performance. Modern Android devices are efficient to manage memory somehow. Mobile automatically kills less important processes in the background to free space.

When you kill tasks and re-launch the program, it takes even more time and space for booting/loading.

 Bonus Tip

Overclocking

Most PC Gamers use this technique to boost gaming performance. In a rooted phone, if you have an overclocking app installed, you can surely speed up the device.

So, by following these steps you can speed up your android smartphone by many times and experience better speed and performance of your mobile.

Read also: Increase WiFi Speed Tips

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