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Why so many apps running?

Discussion in 'Android General Discussions' started by brad03lp, Apr 12, 2010.

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    Just a quick ?

    I have advanced app killer....when i clear and kill all apps....ill wait a few seconds and hit the widget and it kills for apps?


    why do random apps appear if I just killed them and didnt touch the phone again?
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    Because (a) some apps are designed to be available in memory so they can be accessed quickly; they aren't "running." They are available in memory. And (b) some apps are designed to collect or send data on a regular basis in the background and must be available in memory to do so. They aren't "running" either except periodically. They are just sitting in memory.
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    Android is made to run like that. It doesn't necessarily have a huge affect on your battery, but it makes for opening those apps later much faster.

    there was a huge thread about it, i just can't find it right now.
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