Tuesday, July 15, 2014

How to Speed Up Android Phone

Heavily carrier-skinned Android smartphones become slower and sluggish. This article will provide quick tips to recover the phone performance.


Disable App Sync
Some apps synchronize data in background. This data is transmitted from servers to your smartphone. These sync apps include Facebook, Gmail, HTC Account, Twitter, Weather and WhatsApp. Disable auto sync feature as shown below:

1. Tap the Menu icon on the Home Screen.
2. Tap Settings.
3. Scroll down the page. Tap Accounts & Sync.
4. There will be Auto Sync option at the top. Below that icon you’ll get list of all apps which use synchronization feature.
5. You can either turn off synchronization feature for all apps by selecting “Off” option.
6. Alternatively, turn off sync for selected apps. To do so, tap the name of any app, and disable synchronization for that app.
7. Exit the page.

Set Default Skin
Third party skins may consume resources in background. It may take longer time to load. Set the default skin for your smartphone. This will speed up Android phone.

1. Tap the Menu icon on the Home Screen.
2. Tap Settings icon.
3. Tap Personalize | Skin.
4. Select the default theme for your phone.
5. Tap the Apply button.

Delete Unwanted Contacts
If you have long list of contacts stored, delete some of them. Delete unwanted contacts from Contact Book.

1. Tap the Menu icon on the Home Screen.
2. Tap the People icon.
3. Tap the Menu icon on top right corner.
4. Tap “Delete contacts” option from the menu.
5. Check-up the boxes ahead of unnecessary contacts.
6. Finally tap the “Delete” button.

Uninstall Apps
Remove the apps you do not need. Speed up Android phone by removing unwanted apps.

1. Tap the Menu icon on the Home Screen.
2. Tap and long hold the icon of any app you would like to uninstall.
3. Uninstall and Cancel options will be displayed at the top of the screen.
4. Drag and drop the app icon to the “Uninstall” option. It’ll be removed after confirmation.

Enable Fast Boot
In Android phones there is an option of Fast Book. When enabled, your phone startups and shutdowns quickly than normal. Enable this option to speed up Android phone.

1. Tap the Menu icon.
2. Tap Settings.
3. Scroll down the page. Tap Power.
4. Scroll down the new page. Check-up the box ahead of “Fast Boot” option.
5. Exit open pages. Restart your phone.