Galaxy A5 (2017) - How can I use device maintenance to optimize the performance of my Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520W)?

Last Update date : 2017.07.11

Device maintenance


The device maintenance feature provides an overview of the status of your device’s battery, storage, memory, and system security. You can also automatically optimize the device with a tap of your finger, using the quick optimization feature. This feature improves device performance through the following actions:

   • Clearing some memory.
   • Deleting unnecessary files and closing apps running in the background.
   • Managing abnormal battery usage.
   • Scanning for crashed apps and malware.

Our guide will show you how with a few taps, you can quickly improve the overall performance of your device.

Note: The provided information refers to the devices sold in Canada. Screens and settings available may vary depending on your Canadian wireless service provider and your software version.

Quick optimization


1. From the Home screen, touch Apps Appli.

2. Touch Settings Parametres.

3. Touch Device maintenance.

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4. Touch OPTIMIZE NOW.

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5. When optimization is complete, swipe up and touch DONE.

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Free up memory


1. From the Home screen, touch Apps Appli.

2. Touch Settings Parametres.

3. Touch Device maintenance.

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4. Touch RAM.

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5. Touch CLEAN NOW to free up memory by stopping background apps.

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