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Support FM radio stays on even after killed with atk

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by nu2android, Sep 11, 2010.

  1. nu2android

    nu2android Well-Known Member
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    It may be an android thing or an Evo thing. But I tried the fm radio app and since I wasn't getting any reception while wearing headphones, I decided to kill it, even though atk said it was killed the fm radio app still stayed on. Had to power down.

    Any suggestions.
     

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  2. novox77

    novox77 Leeeroy Jennnkinnns!
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    press the back button until the app disappears. then uninstall ATK.
     
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  3. nahpungnome

    nahpungnome Well-Known Member
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    ATK and other task killing apps won't stop processes in FroYo like they did in Eclair... FroYo mem management also seems to be a lot better than Eclair. I used to frequently use ATK to kill off any apps that seemed to rob my phone of performance, but with FroYo I've noticed a lot less need to do so.

    I do get a couple of apps that seem to be using CPU once in a while and I'll kill them, but I usually let the system manage that stuff now... Don't worry about FM Radio sitting in memory.. unless of course it becomes a rogue app.
     
  4. Thefoodman52

    Thefoodman52 Well-Known Member
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    Here's what you do: hit the home button after turning it off, and continue using your phone. Don't forget to uninstall advanced task killer.
     
  5. brimstone

    brimstone New Member
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    I have the same problem with Motorola Defy/2.2
    And to all you smart guys snidely advising to just ignore the radio:

    When I want to switch listening from FM to internal prerecorded podcasts, as I frequently do, it's really hard to hear the podcast with the radio still runnin'.
     
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