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Old September 1st, 2013, 03:32 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Turn off Ripple to Free tons of Ram

Its ripple effect which takes lots of Ram, and turning it off in Lock-Screen settings will free up the ram and speed up your device.

I have tried it my self and it works.

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How does it speed up the device?

Since the S4 has plenty of RAM and the ripple feature isn't doing anything almost all the time I don't understand how it would speed the phone up at all.
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I'm one of those silly people who actually wanted the ripple effect, but it doesn't come with the Google Play version.

Is it a Touch Whiz thing?
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Old September 1st, 2013, 03:42 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I'm one of those silly people who actually wanted the ripple effect, but it doesn't come with the Google Play version.

Is it a Touch Whiz thing?
Yes, it's part of touchwiz. I use the pattern or pin lockscreen anyway, ripple effect is nice but gets old fast.

Might be an app on the market that does something similar though.
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What do you need to do while 'rippling' that the RAM used causes a problem ?!?
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I wouldnt really worry about the RAM, but I disabled all lockscreen animations, no ripple or light effect, as I only ever noticed any lag on the lockscreen, and it fixed that
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Ram shouldn't be an issue on any modern day flagship.

Do you actually notice lag or are you looking at the ram usage and want more freed?
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how do you turn it off. I have tried with no success. sometimes the ripple unlock screen shows up,and other times my unlock pattern feature shows up. any help?
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Many users have some post Windows misconception about RAM, assuming they operate in the same manner on Android.
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