Task killer for razr maxx

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    Wife and I had had maxxs' little over two weeks now and I just noticed it has a task manager (must didn't read manual well enough). Been using task killer app from previous D1. Would I be better off using the task manager installed or continue using the task killer app from the market.

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    Task Manager is better in my opinion! You can select apps that will automatically close when your display times out thus saving battery life because no apps are running in the background. It's safe because it comes pre- installed on the phone
    It has worked wonders on my battery along with Smart Actions .

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    Really using a task killer/manger does more harm then good ... but if you insist I'd say stick with stock.

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    I disagree. No harm done on my phone at all by using Task Manager. It was installed on the phone for that purpose and it doesn't kill apps like task killers. Its closes the apps once your phone times out. No harm at all.

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    Thanks for the info guys. Ill uninstall task killer and set up installed task manager.

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    I believe the issue was using the autokill feature of task managers, not if you kill them manually here and there.
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    i just go to manage apps-running and stop them manualy
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    How on earth did I miss this built in Task Manager. I was also using an add on and although it has helped with battery life, it would occasionally require me to click multiple times to close an app that had been running in the backround. It seems to work great! Thanks for making the call out!
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    The stock task manager works far better than an app killer. The reason being is that its designed by moto, so it will never kill an app that is needed, which means it cuts down on force closes and slowing down functioning apps. Set everything to auto kill and 2 mins after your screen shuts off or is turned off, it will kill all of the apps.

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    I set mine up right after reading these posts earlier today and I must say it works like a champ!
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    Baahahaha.. still love that sig. It awesome. PS our conversation about cars has me lining up a Shelby GT KR super snake. I might just go KR though. Depends on what I can find.

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    Dooooooo it!!! Good to see ya too brotha

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    Anything that uninstalls ZumoService?
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    Long press it in the app tray and select uninstall

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    Also for apps that you can't uninstall, you can select hide, and they will be taken off of your app tray. To find them again tap your options key and tap on hidden apps and it will be shown, you can then unhide it, and it will be shown in the app tray again. I have 28 apps hidden :)

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    thanks, i found out it is mandatory for now. MOTOCast uses it for some reason maybe come june first when the shutdown Zumo i can remove it. Side note you know anything about a file called .doodlemobile_featureviewnew?
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    Yeah I don't use moto cast, so I was able to delete it. Glad I could help. :)

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    Wonder if motocast will work after June 1?

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