Support Any Free Task Killer that works ?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by BorgCymru, Dec 6, 2010.

  1. BorgCymru

    BorgCymru Member
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    Taskiller Used?: Trying Advanced task Killer & Automatic task Killer
    Are You rooted & which Rom: DeFrost


    Issue: Neither seem to stop the apps running . Skype, messaging etc still keep running after use.So looking for one that WILL stop everything please.

    Thanks
     

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  2. tiring_day

    tiring_day Well-Known Member
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    There is no need to use a Task Killer and I am sure people will be along shortly to tell you why.

    Steve
     
  3. SUroot

    SUroot Well-Known Member
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    Install them all and then use a hammer, just to be sure
     
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  4. moe3754

    moe3754 Well-Known Member
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    I use advanced task killer and it works quite well, as for having one on your phone,it is a PERSONAL decision, and should be made by you and NO ONE ELSE!!! Hope you find something that works for you!!!
     
  5. BorgCymru

    BorgCymru Member
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    Hammer, theres an idea :)
     
  6. BorgCymru

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    I'm a 'No One' :)
     
  7. SUroot

    SUroot Well-Known Member
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    Especially not Google developers or anyone else who has a technical understanding of how android works.

    I'm not going to get in a fight about it though.
     
  8. DC E1G

    DC E1G Well-Known Member
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    I fail to understand why people continue to disagree when the people who designed the OS state that one is not needed, especially with the new versions on Android (and ROMs based on them).
     
  9. EddyOS

    EddyOS Well-Known Member
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    It's the placebo effect that a TK has on a phone, like the battery calibration guide. It doesn't actually do anything but it gives the appearance that it does

    Ultimately, if you need to use a TK then you have an app on your phone incorrectly coded and you should be looking for that as opposed to hiding your head in the sand, so to speak
     
  10. lekky

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    Skype needs to have a service running to listen for requests, doesn't mean it's wasting your battery.
     
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