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Is CCleaner good for Android?

Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by Droid_Guy, Feb 26, 2019.

  1. Droid_Guy

    Droid_Guy Newbie
    Thread Starter

    The title says it all...does ccleaner do harm or good for android devices?
     


  2. psionandy

    psionandy Extreme Android User

    Best case = pointless
    worst case = fixes things that weren't problems... causes other problems

    (same as on windows really)
     
  3. lunatic59

    lunatic59 Moderati ergo sum
    Moderator

    Even if it had any utility value (which it doesn't really), it's loaded with adware. I wouldn't touch it with a 15' pole (or Czech, for that matter. :eek: ;) )
     
  4. svim

    svim Extreme Android User

    Read through its Google Play Store page and take note of what it claims to do, and then just look through the Settings menu of your phone to see what you can already do without having to install anything at all.
     
  5. GameTheory

    GameTheory Android Expert

    Android does a fine job of managing ram, processes, and services. Best to just let it do its thing.
     
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  6. lvt

    lvt Android Expert

    I don't use any cleaning app on my phones but I have CCleaner installed on my Windows PCs for decade. It's a good Windows program so I think it's ok for your phone.

    But like others said, your phone doesn't really need this kind of app. You can use it for fun, provided that it doesn't come with ads.
     
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  7. Storylife

    Storylife Newbie

  8. Susan5gm

    Susan5gm Lurker

    Android works without it better than with CCleaner
     
  9. tube517

    tube517 Android Expert

  10. I couldn't say better )
     
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