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Tips Turn off Ripple to Free tons of Ram

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by thahim, Sep 1, 2013.

  1. thahim

    thahim Well-Known Member
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    Its ripple effect which takes lots of Ram, and turning it off in Lock-Screen settings will free up the ram and speed up your device.

    I have tried it my self and it works.
     

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  2. lotus49

    lotus49 Well-Known Member
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    How does it speed up the device?

    Since the S4 has plenty of RAM and the ripple feature isn't doing anything almost all the time I don't understand how it would speed the phone up at all.
     
  3. Petrah

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    I'm one of those silly people who actually wanted the ripple effect, but it doesn't come with the Google Play version. :(

    Is it a Touch Whiz thing?
     
  4. Shocky

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    Yes, it's part of touchwiz. I use the pattern or pin lockscreen anyway, ripple effect is nice but gets old fast.

    Might be an app on the market that does something similar though.
     
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  5. Gomjaba

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    What do you need to do while 'rippling' that the RAM used causes a problem ?!?
     
  6. CrimsonPride

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    I wouldnt really worry about the RAM, but I disabled all lockscreen animations, no ripple or light effect, as I only ever noticed any lag on the lockscreen, and it fixed that
     
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  7. Rxpert83

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    Ram shouldn't be an issue on any modern day flagship.

    Do you actually notice lag or are you looking at the ram usage and want more freed?
     
  8. spencerr

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    how do you turn it off. I have tried with no success. sometimes the ripple unlock screen shows up,and other times my unlock pattern feature shows up. any help?
     
  9. SebaKL

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    Many users have some post Windows misconception about RAM, assuming they operate in the same manner on Android.
     
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