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Old February 19th, 2010, 05:52 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I noticed a reduction in lag when I cleared my cache. Just go to settings, applications, manage applications. Press menu and click "sort by size"

Clear the cache for your photo album and browser and any other large apps (1mb+). Also clear your call history every so often. (click phone, menu, call history, menu and delete all)

Combined with a daily task kill, weekly phone restart and removal of unused apps, and you should notice less lag on the phone.

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Old February 19th, 2010, 08:26 PM   #2 (permalink)
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thanks for the tip!

i did start to notice that my hero was starting to lose its performance dramatically. I figured it was from all the installing and uninstalling different apps.

This managed to reduce some lag. every bit counts =)
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Old February 21st, 2010, 07:21 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Thank you for the tip ! Clearing the cache did make quite a noticable difference in the speed of the phone, hmm wonder if there is an app for that?

Thanks again. - Best wishes - Boilerhouse
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Old February 21st, 2010, 09:21 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Sounds like a great idea!

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Just go to settings, applications, manage applications. Press menu and click "sort by size"
But what do I do next? How do I actually clear the cache?
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Old February 21st, 2010, 09:49 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Sounds like a great idea!

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Just go to settings, applications, manage applications. Press menu and click "sort by size"


But what do I do next? How do I actually clear the cache?
Press on the required program/app and then select 'clear cache'
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Old February 21st, 2010, 10:26 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Thank you for the tip ! Clearing the cache did make quite a noticable difference in the speed of the phone, hmm wonder if there is an app for that?

Thanks again. - Best wishes - Boilerhouse
Theres an app called cachemate in the market. Its also got a widget for a one click cache clearance of many apps. It requires root access however.....
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Old February 21st, 2010, 11:20 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Great tip, just cleared cache and recent call list, phone definitely runs faster now. Will be doing this every week as a matter of course now.....if i remember!
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hi cleared cache but cnt see how to clear call list.
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Just like a computer, clearing items in your cache that have been downloaded to the phone will have to be downloaded again if you use it, or visit it again.
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Worked for me, definitely more responsive.
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Theres an app called cachemate in the market. Its also got a widget for a one click cache clearance of many apps. It requires root access however.....

What does it mean that it requires root access...is that "bad"?
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Hi,

Personally I use quick app clean cache, it's a paid application but very useful.
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very useful tips, thanks!
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Personally I use quick app clean cache, it's a paid application but very useful.
Thanks, think I will try this
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Since installing MoDaCo custom ROM and stopping RAMZSWAP I've noticed a huge speed increase. I didn't even need to wipe my phone .
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What does it mean that it requires root access...is that "bad"?
It's bad if you don't know what it is. It gives you full access to your phone. This means you (and apps that require root access) can modify anything. The bad part if you don't know what you are doing you can mess up your phone.
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I noticed a reduction in lag when I cleared my cache. Just go to settings, applications, manage applications. Press menu and click "sort by size"

Clear the cache for your photo album and browser and any other large apps (1mb+). Also clear your call history every so often. (click phone, menu, call history, menu and delete all)

Combined with a daily task kill, weekly phone restart and removal of unused apps, and you should notice less lag on the phone.
FANTASTIC...Wouldn't even let me open a text message..found this forum..cleared the cache and call lis, VOILA..I never take the time to say thank you, though I run a site and know it's much appreciated when people say it..THANK YOU
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I think this thread needs a boost. If more users would clear their cache more often they would have fewer problems with their phones.
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