Guide On How To Locate Application Using Most Memory On Your Android Smart PhoneAugust 6, 2022
Android phones are upping their game, by developing android phones with large amount of memory space available.
And phones like this can contain lots of data, ranging from pictures, videos, applications, files and so many others.
But phones with this large amount of memory are a little more expensive than the rest.
Making it a little bit difficult for an average income earning user to afford them.
They are left with no option, than to use the regular smart android phone, which has little memory space available.
This set of users find it a little bit difficult to manage large applications and files in the little space available on their smart phones.
Most times they don’t know the application that are consuming most of their phone memory.
So in this article i will be showing you step by step procedures on how to locate applications consuming most memory on your android phone.
HOW TO LOCATE APPLICATION USING MOST MEMORY ON YOUR ANDROID PHONE
Here are the steps on how to locate applications, which are using most memory on your smart phone.
STEP 1. LOCATE YOUR PHONE SETTING ICON
STEP 2. OPEN YOUR PHONE SETTING
STEP 3. TAP ON ABOUT PHONE OPTION
STEP 4. TAP ON BUILD NUMBER SEVEN TIMES
STEP 5. TYPE IN YOUR PHONES PASSWORD OR PIN
STEP 6. DEVELOPERS MENU WILL NOW DISPLAY ON YOUR SETTINGS
STEP 7. NOW TAP ON “DEVELOPERS OPTION”
STEP 8. TAP ON “MEMORY” TO SEE THE STATS OF YOUR PHONES RAM (RANDOM ACCESS MEMORY)
STEP 9. UNDER MEMORY YOU WILL SEE THE “AVERAGE MEMORY USE” AT THE TOP OF THE SCREEN STEP
STEP 10. SCROLL DOWN TILL YOU LOCATE “MEMORY USED BY APPLICATION” AND CLICK ON IT
When you have clicked on “memory used by app” there you will see applications that are installed on your android phone.
They are arranged by the highest application which uses the highest number of memory down to the lowest.
Now you can go through and know the application which consumes more memory on your phone.
TIPS ON HOW TO FREE UP SPACE ON YOUR ANDROID PHONE
Now you have identified the application which are eating up your phones memory space, lets proceed on how to free up those space on your android phone.
01. REMOVE APPLICATION WHICH YOU NO LONGER OR HARDLY MAKE USE OF
The first step to free up space on your Android phone, is to remove or uninstall applications which you rarely make use of.
A good number of use find our selfs in the situation where after getting our self a new smart phones.
We install applications which we rarely or don’t even make use of.
Here is how to remove or uninstall applications like that.
- Locate settings on your Android phone.
- When you get there, scroll down to storage.
- In the storage click on application
- Search for the application which you would like to delete or uninstall and click on it.
- Click On The application
- Tap on the uninstall button.
Once you are done uninstalling the application, you have freed up some amount of space on your phone memory.
02. FREQUENTLY CLEAR YOU PHONES DOWNLOAD FOLDER
I know not all Android phone users know this, but just like your laptop and Desktop your android phone has its own Download folder.
And this folder is where everything ranging from files, pictures, videos games, pdf downloaded on your phone are automatically stored.
For you to be saving up little space on your android phone, you have to frequently clean up your download folder.
By doing this, you are freeing spaces where other files can be kept on your android phone.
Your download folder is located in “My Files” icon which is everything on your mobile phone are kept.
03. MAKE USE OF VIRUS FREE SD CARD
One of the way of freeing up space on your Android phone is by getting a micro SD card, which you will use in supporting your android inbuilt memory.
With this you will additional space added to your internal memory and this space you can use on saving pictures, videos, files and folders.
Though they give u its good adding SD cards to your phone.
But you also have to be careful on the type of SD card you add to your device.
As some of can be corrupt with virus and putting them inside your phone, will have more harm than good on your phone.
Secondly if you install an application and games on your SD card, those application will take more time to run or open.
Withstanding all this disadvantages, SD card is a way to increase more storage memory on your mobile phone.
FREQUENTLY CLEAR YOUR APP CACHE
Cache are files or folder created on Android phone anytime an application is being launched.
The file being crated help in improving the functionality of the application on your Android phone.
In as much as this cache file help the application to function very well, they tend to pile up and consume a large amount of the phones memory.
In some older version of an android phone, with just one tap on your phones screen.
You will be able to clare the entire cache file on the phone.
But on the newer version of your android device, this feature can’t be found there.
Only some big android phone manufacturers where able to fourth with an alternative which will help their users in clearing their phone cache folder.
And some of the phone manufacturing companies with the future includes
- MiUi and some others.
Well if your device are among those that has this feature, you will have to clare your phone cache one after the other.
Which can be time consuming, so its best you start with applications which you use the more.
This is because the more frequently you make use of the application, the more cache files and folders it creates on your android phone.
Follow this step by step procedure on how to clare your application cache on your android device.
- Locate your settings icon and tap on it
- Scroll down and tap on application
- Now in application use the search box and search for the application which you will like to clare its cache.
- When you find the application, tap on it to open.
- On the Application information page, tap on storage option.
- Now at look at the bottom of the storage menu, tap on the “Clare Cache Option” displaying there
Clearing the cache might take while, depending when last you cleared your application cache file.
If You follow this step by step procedures, your problem of lack of storage on your Android phone will be reduced to the possible minimum.