Is it important power off your Razr/Maxx?

Discussion in 'Droid RAZR MAXX' started by JohnnytheK, Apr 21, 2012.

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    With my old OG D1 it needed a daily shut down. I now only reset my phone only when it gets wonky, about twice a month.

    Sent by my new Droid Razr Maxx
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    According to Motorola's FAQ here, it's best to reboot once a day:

    Your phone has capabilities that make it almost as powerful as a computer, so like a computer, for optimal performance, give it a fresh start by rebooting it once a day. Turn it off for one minute, then restart it. Rebooting refreshes your phone software and your connection to the nearest cell tower. It can also help extend your battery life.


    I usually do that, but I also use a program called Fast Reboot which, using a one touch widget, "DOES NOT ACTUALLY REBOOT YOUR PHONE, only the apps & processes." If things seem a little sluggish, it usually gets them moving again. The program does not require root.
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    You don't have to reboot daily, but one of the things Android does is clear caches on reboots. That helps keep your phone performing well.

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    Another good reason to reboot occasionally is that not all apps are created equal in terms of controlling memory leaks. I make it a practice to reboot once or twice a week with ANY Android device.
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    Thanks, just checking. It does seem to help.
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