Android smartphones and gadgets are everywhere. Many are fascinated with Android devices since they have the capability to do two or more things at the same time. You can open and run as many applications as you want and get the work done in a fraction of a time.
However, there are times that your devices are experiencing performance hiccups. You find that your gadgets are running slower than they are used to. You are experiencing some lagged which can interrupt your work or whatever you are doing with your smartphone or tablet. It can be annoying and frustrating.
But do not get too frustrated. There are ways to make your smartphones and tablets run like faster like it used to be.
1. Keep an eye on your firmware. As much as possible, update your firmware. These can fix some bug, lag, or any issues that may cause your device to run faster. Updating on a regular basis can better your gadget’s performance.
2. Reset if necessary. Resetting your gadgets will erase everything and make your device work like brand new. But be sure to backup your files before doing so. You can never get them back once you start the process.
3. Check your internal storage. Sometimes, the culprit is your memory. We tend to overload our internal memory, not giving an allowance for the applications. Move your media files on your SD card. And of course, invest on a quality memory storage device like the SanDisk Ultra Micro SDXC. It speeds up to 30MS/s and can be a perfect choice for your mobile life.
4. Look for useful applications. Take advantage of the Playstore and search for apps that can help you make your device run faster like the Autotask killer, a good anti-virus application, a start up manager, cache cleaner, apps for SD application, and spare parts application.
5. Less apps and less widgets. Okay, I get it. Sometimes we are too fascinated applications so keep downloading them even if they are no use to us. Overtime, unused apps will pile up on your smartphone or tablet leaving little room for other important apps and can cause severe lagging. Get rid of them ASAP!
6. Restart. Restarting your phone once in a while can help prevent lagging. Restarting your device will give it a chance to breathe for a little while and temporarily stops some applications from running as well.
7. ‘Root’ your phone. Some users are apprehensive to get to this process since it may lead to malfunctioning. But the risks were lessen overtime. Also, rooting your phone can give you numerous options like overclocking your phone’s processor and installing custom ROM that will speed up your phone. You can also delete pre-installed applications that you are not using. And rooting can give you access to more advanced applications that can make your device run faster like root call blockers, ad blockers, and such.
But if you’ve done all this and still experiencing severe lagging, it would be best to take your gadget to a professional or a service center to get it fixed. There might be some other problems lurking behind that needed the expertise of a professional.