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Old June 1st, 2010, 05:34 PM   #59 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by keatre View Post
I'm semi-new to Android (I have the Éclair port for Touch Pro - and have played around with friends' G1s), but I too still find it hard not to "kill" an app to free memory, but it should be fun to try without!

Quick Question:

If I install a 3rd part app to manage something (say K-9 Mail), would it be wise to let the OS still run Gmail in the background constantly? Or does K-9 access that specific "app" in order to run. Basically, would it be wise to kill something I don't need? Or just let Android do it for me?

I also discovered this link:

How to properly set up and use a task killer (Oh, yes, I went there!) | Android Central

Nice Article, I will post it in the first post. I am not sure if the ins and outs of K-9. But I do know that you have to have a gmail account to use the phone. I don't know what would happen if you kill off the Google mail client. Only thing I could recommend is to give a shot and the results if you do it ;-)
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