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How many unused apps do you have?

Discussion in 'Motorola Droid X' started by KHeeney5, Feb 15, 2011.

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    How many apps do you have on your phone that you don't seem to use very often?
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    I have a little over 200 apps and I think I use about thirty of them on a regular basis but the rest still serve a purpose and get used eventually.

    tappin and a talkin
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    Quite the opposite for me, I only download apps that I need, like 4 games, some root apps, no other keyboards but stock, and a manga app. Basicly, I have virtually no apps I don't use, and my battery life speaks the truth!


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    I use all of my apps... not on a daily basis though.

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    not sure what having lots of apps has to do with bad battery life but whatev..

    i have just over 110 apps and i probably use 30 or so every day. the others get used, just not as much.
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    Just look at what services are running the background, and what widgets are constantly updating, it kills your battery life pretty quickly actually.
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    some apps run automatically on startup or during the course of use, so i limit what i download too, and i also can report better battery life as opposed to the old days when i had every stupid little game and tool they offer...
    eh, checking though, i have 78. im sure i can delete a few of these too, virtual vuvezela, transzilla, find differences..
    oh yea, this is turing into an altering my phone completely day now. thanks original post, you just dropped my work productivity to zero
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    If I don't use an app at least once every two weeks, I uninstall it. I install those apps when I need them and then uninstall them again. Use it or lose it!!
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    Why do apps that I'm NOT even using show up in the task list? Like Car Dock and music. If I'm using it yes it should be there, but if I haven't launched it why is it running?

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    How Android Manages Processes

    In Android, processes and Applications are two different things. An app can stay "running" in the background without any processes eating up your phone's resources. Android keeps the app in its memory so it launches more quickly and returns to its prior state. When your phone runs out of memory, Android will automatically start killing tasks on its own, starting with ones that you haven't used in awhile.
    The problem is that Android uses RAM differently than, say, Windows. On Android, having your RAM nearly full is a good thing. It means that when you relaunch an app you've previously opened, the app launches quickly and returns to its previous state. So while Android actually uses RAM efficiently, most users see that their RAM is full and assume that's what's slowing down their phone. In reality, your CPU—which is only used by apps that are actually active—is almost always the bottleneck.
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    Thank you for the info!

    Sent from my Rooted/O'Clocked X
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    Every single app I have is there because I want it to be there.no bloatware at all
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