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Default Does downloading and deleting many apps slow down Android?

I've got a simple question.
I'd like to know if downloading and after that deleting many apps slows down a Android device (I am using a Nexus 5).
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I dont really understand the question, Could you rephrase it please?
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I tend to do that a lot... especially with Gameloft games (500MB - 1+GB) and I haven't seen any speed drops that are noticeable. I don't have any raw numbers to support that... just user experience
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I dont really understand the question, Could you rephrase it please?
My question is:
Does installing and deleting many applications slow down the Nexus 5?
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My question is:
Does installing and deleting many applications slow down the Nexus 5?
Why install them in the first place if you`re planing to uninstall them anyway?To answer the question: No, usualy not if you clear the caches now and then.
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Clear the caches before deleting. I usually do that in tibu. And every one in awhile I'll flash the factory image and start all over. It's good review of those fastboot commands
 
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My question is:
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Its a strange question. Counter question... why would it?

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Its a strange question. Counter question... why would it?

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He must be installing a bunch of apps to see what they do and then not liking them and deleting them. Probably wants to know if there are remnants of them afterwards
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He must be installing a bunch of apps to see what they do and then not liking them and deleting them. Probably wants to know if there are remnants of them afterwards
Exactly. I like checking out some apps and 10% I am keeping, the rest am I deleting.
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Use cleanmaster to clean up the remnants it is free but requires root access.

If you are downloading and installing and then deleting all at once it does slow the phone down if that is the question you are asking.

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