Galaxy A5 (2017) - Presentation of device maintenance (SM-A520W)

Last Update date : Oct 06. 2020

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.

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.
2 Touch Settings.
3 Touch Device maintenance.
How can I use device maintenance to optimize the performance of my  Galaxy A5 2017?
4 Touch OPTIMIZE NOW.
How can I use device maintenance to optimize the performance of my  Galaxy A5 2017?
5 When optimization is complete, swipe up and touch DONE.
How can I use device maintenance to optimize the performance of my  Galaxy A5 2017?

Free up memory

1 From the Home screen, touch Apps.
2 Touch Settings.
3 Touch Device maintenance.
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4 Touch RAM.
How can I use device maintenance to optimize the performance of my  Galaxy A5 2017?
5 Touch CLEAN NOW to free up memory by stopping background apps.
How can I use device maintenance to optimize the performance of my  Galaxy A5 2017?

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