Originally Posted by lpganesh
Sorry for n00b question....
Should I clear recent task or not?
I am rooted wit stock ROM + xposed + gravitybox + Franco kernel.
Earlier i had greenify and had poor battery life and more ram usage (I think greenify uses more ram)
Now i have uninstalled greenify. And battery life is improved.
Just want to know whether clearing recent task make any improvement or not?
Android manages RAM differently than other operating systems. In short, less RAM usage is not necessarily a good thing. Apps are stored in RAM so when you launch them, they are more readily available.
The operating system will automatically dump apps out of the background if more RAM is needed for whatever task you are completing at that moment.
If you're experiencing unusual battery drain - even when the device is sleeping - check out an application called Better Battery Stats. It will help you identify what apps are causing wakelocks.
I am using the stock kernel and have gotten over 5 hours of SOT on LTE in the course of a day's use - which is not unheard of.
LG Nexus 5
ROM: Stock 4.4.2 KOT49H
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