Apps That Slow Down Your Android Phone
Your Android smartphone is an incredible machine—millions of apps, and a world of information right at your fingertips. But installing the wrong apps could actually be slowing down the performance on your phone or impacting it in other ways by draining the battery or hogging all the storage space. You may notice the difference and think you need a new phone, but in reality all you need to do is a little cleanup to reinvigorate your phone and bring back the speed. Here are some tips to clean up your device, and some of the most common apps that could be slowing you down.
The easiest way to see which apps are affecting your performance is in the Settings. From there you can look at:
You may be surprised to learn that some apps designed to help you clean your phone, like Clean Master, can eat up a lot of storage space and consume a lot of resources on your phone.
Some of the most common apps that you may notice are affecting your phone’s productivity include:
In some cases you may decide that the convenience of having all your information available, or being able to shop with a few clicks for just about anything you need is worth the extra resources that these apps use on your phone. For the ones that are not worth it, though, there may be a good middle ground that allows you to keep the apps and avoid some of the concerns with draining your battery. For example, you can change the settings in your email to only check for new messages at specific intervals instead of constantly refreshing. You can update settings in apps that have location services to only active when you’re using the app so that’s not always running in the background.
A few other options include:
If you’re still experiencing performance issues with your Android phone after trying a few of these troubleshooting tips on your own, or if you’re not comfortable doing some of these things yourself, come to PC Laptops. Our expert Android repair team can help streamline your device and boost performance in no time.