Phone Freezing

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I have a samsung galaxy S2 and lately it has been freezing on and off. Twice this week it frozed for about 2 hours and also today but it has been frozen for about 6 hours. Why is this and how can I fix it?
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teagan brown

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Chad Burr, Mobile Master

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Have you recently added a new application or do you have a number of apps all running at the same time?
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Yes. I added Cocoppa and Simple Music Downloader, I deleted them tonight. I may have multiple apps running but I cannot even unlock my phone to go to the homescreen.
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Hi teagan... I have the same phone and it works without any problem... Just some recommendations...

Start by doing a clean up on your phone and delete whatever is not needed, then I hope you have a SD CARD so you can transfer all your apps, games, music, photos, etc to the SD CARD so you do not use the internal memory...

Now, let's say twice a month you can power cycle your phone to start from fresh, and important, use the TASK MANAGER to kill those apps in the back ground and also press and hold the home button, then the active apps will appear, all you have to do is swipe each one of them to your right and they will close...

Hope these tricks will help, for me it does and my phone works awesomely...
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Have to agree on the power down option. I find once a week as a good rule to turn it off for church; reboots ensure registers and all items in the memory get reset.

As for the SD card, watch the quality. Some of the low quality once (say cheaper ones $5 for 16 GB) can cause issues for apps running off the card.

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