How often do you turn off your Droid

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by urboyissues, Jan 25, 2010.

  1. urboyissues

    urboyissues Active Member
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    Just curious how often people turn it off and turn it back on.. reset it.. I found out that doing it once maybe twice a day gets rid of alot of FC's and keeps it running nice and fast ... even after I make it multi task like champ..
     

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  2. Unclebill

    Unclebill Active Member
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    I've never turned mine off.
     
  3. dirtbikerac

    dirtbikerac Active Member
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  4. aleksander

    aleksander Well-Known Member
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    :Dditto ^
     
  5. chehitskenniexd

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    Once every two weeks or so? Not a big deal. :D
     
  6. Blank 26x

    Blank 26x Member
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    I usually reset it if it feels a little slow, maybe once a day or two.
     
  7. Xritam

    Xritam Well-Known Member
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    like 1 once every 2 weeks.
     
  8. XtremeAaron

    XtremeAaron Well-Known Member
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    As soon as I feel the phone getting slow. I rarely ever get a FC, so as soon as I get one I will also do a power cycle.
     
  9. blank

    blank Well-Known Member
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    i turn mine off once every few weeks. It usually ends up completely freezing, and i have no choice but to take the battery out to reset it. Annoying.
     
  10. buddiec

    buddiec Active Member
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    lately I have been haveing to do it atleast 1 or twice every 2 days, the latest round of updates from handcent, dolphine, and a couple other essential programs have caused this but after a battery pull all is well again till the next update that is.
     
  11. ggp

    ggp Well-Known Member
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    I turn it off and remove the battery whenever it starts acting glitchy... it varies, sometimes I might do it a few days in a row, sometimes I might go a week or two without any problems.
     
  12. Jerm13

    Jerm13 Well-Known Member
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    This. It's not a very strict schedule.
     
  13. messenger13

    messenger13 Well-Known Member
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    You guys must not being doing anything cool to your phone then. *yawn*

    If you ain't pulling the battery once-in-awhile, you ain't trying to break it! :D :D :D (End users!) :p
     
  14. sooper_droid12

    sooper_droid12 Well-Known Member
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    Every day after a full charge, it gets turned off for 15-20 mins.
     
  15. teschoen

    teschoen Well-Known Member
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    some of us end users rely on the droid to keep us up to date on our work. Droid does tell me about my servers, and if I let a server stay down I stop gettin the pay check.

    So, it would be stupid of me to screw with my phone too much.

    So call me an end user if you like, I have to err on the side of relibility here.
     
  16. PetiePal

    PetiePal Well-Known Member
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    I've turned it off once since owning it...just to see what would happen lol. I will do it right now and see if it's any snappier :)
     
  17. fireshaper

    fireshaper Well-Known Member
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    I perform a soft boot about once every 2 weeks or when it begins to slow down a lot, whichever comes first.
     
  18. admorris

    admorris Well-Known Member
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    I run home++ and I believe that effects my phone's "glitchiness" if you will. I have to reset/battery pull every few days. I may go a week without a reset, then have to battery pull a couple days in a row. The replacement home screen is WELL worth it though.
     
  19. PetiePal

    PetiePal Well-Known Member
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    Well usually I have from 31-65MB free memory on my Droid, after a hard reset it's from 71-100 lol
     
  20. altimax98

    altimax98 Well-Known Member
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    I'm rooted and running petes v.8 rom and I've been FC a lot, especially related to the browser.. but I haven't pulled the battery, I have had it crash but it self restarted and I didn't pull the battery.
     
  21. craighwk

    craighwk Well-Known Member
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    Never. Unless there are issues happening with the phone. Then it just gets rebooted.
     
  22. Icedemon

    Icedemon Well-Known Member
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    Same here. I was listening to the music player yesterday and the music just stopped. The phone had rebooted. Today I wake up to a dead battery. Home++ like to FC every once and a while too.
     
  23. yzingerr

    yzingerr Well-Known Member
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    Ill do it every couple days just for S&G (hits and iggles)
     
  24. jpr2188

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    Is turning the phone off then on the same as pulling the battery? If not, is there an app for simulating a battery pull? I'd rather not wear out the battery contacts and door...
     
  25. 2fasst

    2fasst Active Member
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    How long are you planning to keep this phone??? It'll take YEARS before you wear it out.
     

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