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What's hogging all my memory/processor? Why is my phone so slow?


My Samsung Galaxy Ace IIx (GT-S7560M) is bogged down and so slow. It says my RAM is 86% used, but I have no apps running (except the Task Manager, which I have to run to check on this, of course). I have been using Clean Master, an app which cleans temp files and background apps, and it helps somewhat, but it seems like the problems only stop for a few minutes when using that. In time it's like all the background apps have just started up again. Is there anything I can do? My phone's Task Mgr says there are "0 Active applications" It's so bad, that I have sometimes been unable to take an incoming call because there was not sufficient RAM for the phonecalls application. That's about as bad as it gets, I think. Very annoying.

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You've done all you can do but it won't help much. You're better off upgrading your device. The Ace II X is just too low spec'd to offer a good user experience for Android. It has 512mb RAM and a weak, slow processor. If you like Samsung phones, the Galaxy Core is a viable replacement. It gives you a better Samsung Galaxy experience without the high price tag of their flagships. It has a newer, quad core processor, more updated version of Android, 1.5GB of RAM, and 16gb internal storage.
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Jonathan I wrote:

You've done all you can do but it won't help much. You're better off upgrading your device. T...

I'd advise against any entry-level Samsung. The Core is much better than the Ace line, but it's still bogged down by Samsung's bloated UX. With Samsung, it's best to stay with their top models.
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Jonathan I wrote:

You've done all you can do but it won't help much. You're better off upgrading your device. T...

My dad has the core. It's no Lumia 635 or Moto G but it holds its own.

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