Ways to speed up phone?

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    My home screen just seems too laggy. I click on an app and it takes a couple seconds to open it, and I switch between pages and it's all choppy. I use ATK once in a while but that doesn't seem to help at all. Any ideas?
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    Sounds like some app running that is slowing you down. Mine is extremely fast in all areas. I am using GDE as a home replacement, but the original version is also fast. I assume you did a battery pull?
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    Do you by chance have an anti-virus installed?
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    For starters quit using ATK....


    What apps do you have installed?
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    You've got an app or two not playing well with others. On my phone it was Swype, Home++, Weather Bug an occasionally Launcher2. Pretty frustrating because I loved Swype and Home++ but they both slowed my phone dramatically. Others use those programs with no lag, so YMMV.
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    My phone has been real laggy. I just uninstalled home++ and it runs a lot smoother. Thanks for the tip bayou.
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    Ok here are all my apps. I have swype installed but don't use it. Should I just uninstall it?

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    I have seen on more than one forum that Swype will slow you down some. Pure Calendar widget slowed down my Droid as well.
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    I use atk with autokill and end google voice in running applications and mine runs butter smooth. i also only have 4 widgets which are youtube,2 picture frames and 2.1 genie
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    I'm curious, are these issues due to limitations of the hardware, or poorly optimized apps?
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    Poor optimization. The Droid is nowhere near at the limit of what the hardware can do.
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    If the issue is intermittent then it is most likely a app problem.

    if the issue is consistent the it is most likely a hardware capacity issue.
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