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Point in using task killer?

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20th April 2012, 08:34 AM   |  #1  
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Question given, i still use Advanced task killer, but I see not much else people do.

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20th April 2012, 01:13 PM   |  #2  
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There is NO point using a task killer on Android, as it will only load the needed/wanted stuff back into memory and thus using even more battery than NOT killing the task.
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thanks for the heads up, good to know.
20th April 2012, 06:35 PM   |  #4  
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what about ram manager apps (like RAM Manager Pro)? I have f**ked my phone a few times with ram tweaking so I'm skeptic with these and don't really wanna test until I'm clearly sure.
22nd April 2012, 12:08 AM   |  #5  
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I used to use ram tweaker programs but now just use spica123's hp mod or v8 superscript. Just searck xda for them.

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Using v6 its pretty cool.

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Generally it is discouraged to use any kind of task killler on gingerbread because it messes with the built-in memory manager. If by any chance you are using froyo or earlier version of android, then it is ok.

As for the v6 supercharger, I'm using it too.
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oops I meant V6, Just wanted more power
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Just as stevvie said, you will kill the apps for a few seconds, but they will just reload again. It kills your battery.
Also, I've noticed that sometimes apps that weren't even running before the killing launch after the killing (i.e. you kill 10 apps, 12 apps launch a couple of seconds later).
Most importantly, your widgets can get messed up, unless you exclude the widget app in ATM.

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