Support Killing Auto Apps?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by phbair, Oct 24, 2010.

  1. phbair

    phbair Member
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    When I turn on my Captivate, it automatically opens AT&T Hot Spots, AT&T Navigator, IM, Email and about a dozen other apps. Is there any way to limit the apps that open automatically so that I don't have to use Task Killer every time to kill unwanted apps?
     

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  2. viny2cool

    viny2cool Well-Known Member
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    root ur phone and remove them.

    Or just use task killer once....when u start ur phone....I dont think there is any other way to do it.
     
  3. sremick

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  4. sremick

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    Some apps respawn even after being killed. Constant killing/respawning will bog down the CPU and drain your battery. So if a startup kill isn't enough and you don't want them running, best to disable (for system apps) or uninstall and don't use (for third-party apps).
     
  5. Jack45

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    Yup. I attempt to prevent many apps from auto-starting. Some honor the request, and the balance that respawn? I leave them alone. Ain't worth the hassle.
     

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