Tips for Maintaining Your Android Phone/Device

If you’re been using the your computer for some time, you probably know that you have to maintain it regularly. When you use your computer, often junk files get created. Over time, these will accumulate and slow your computer down. Android phones and devices can also become slow and sluggish overtime and so you have to regularly clean them up to keep them in top-notch condition.

In this blog post, I will present simple maintenance tips using which you can keep your android phone/device in tip top condition.

Power Cycle Your Device

Many people leave their Android devices on all the time. This can sometimes make your phone slow and sluggish. Switching your phone off and on again once in every two or three days can solve this problem. When you switch off the phone and turn it on again, the phone will try to find the cellular tower again. If you’re not getting text messages or calls, you can try this and it will probably solve the problem. Restarting the phone also deletes temporary files and completes uninstallation of certain applications. This can also shut down some applications that may not be closing completely.

Choose a cache cleaner

There are many apps for cleaning junk files and leftovers on your Android device. You can search these and install them from Google play. It is advisable to run one of these cleaners once in a week or so to delete all the junk files that have accumulated on your device.

Get rid of apps that you don’t use

Installing excessive number of apps on your device can make it slow. Apps also consume storage space. By uninstalling apps that you don’t use, you can make your device faster and also save storage space.

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Delete junk files from your memory card

You should regularly clean your memory card and delete unnecessary files and folders. Many applications create temporary files on the memory card. These files may remain after the application has been uninstalled. Cleaning these files will help you recover storage space on the card.

Delete old messages

Don’t let text and picture messages to pile up on your phone. If you have excessive number of messages stored on your phone, the message app can take a long time to start. If you have very important messages that you cannot afford to delete, you can back them up somewhere safe.

Reset your device once in a while

Resetting your device once in a while can help you in making your device faster. However, you will have to download all the apps again. You will also need to back up all your files or else you may lose them. Resetting your device is a good option if any of the system files have become corrupt.

By taking care of a few things here and there once in a while, you can keep your Android device working in top notch condition.