Close Browser?

Discussion in 'Android General Discussions' started by missin44, Nov 11, 2009.

  1. missin44

    missin44 Member

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    I'm a little cunfused, is there a way to close the Droid browser or is it always running in the background?
     
  2. New2u

    New2u DF Super Moderator

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    i know you can kill it with one of the app killers available from the market place. You cannot kill it otherwise.
     
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    I wonder if it matters whether it's running in the background. it doesn't seem to slow anything down for me, and it's probably not updating or anything like that.
     
  4. Stigy

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    Also if you continuously hit the "back" key until it gets to its last cached page, the browser will exit.

    Takes a few more button presses, but will close it for you.
     
  5. volando

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    well, not quite... when the browser is loaded (with default google page) advanced task killer shows 106mb free, if i press back the browser disappears, however the amount of free memory remains the same. If i kill it with the mentioned app it goes up to 116mb.

    Pressing home and back repeatedly does the same - just brings up the home screen...
     
  6. Stigy

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    Strange, but good observation. I didn't even think of checking the available memory doing it both ways.

    Sorry for the misinformation. Good looking though volando!
     
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    I don't care about the memory it uses since Android knows how to manage such things The reason I wish you could close/quit/exit the browser is that I hate going into the browser and some page is open that I went to yesterday lol
     
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