Clearing the RAM on my device
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What is RAM?
RAM (Random Access Memory) is storage used for a place to hold data. If your mobile device or tablet has a small amount of RAM, you may find that it will start to slow down when you have opened and used lots of different applications at the same time.
Clearing the RAM will close and reset all running applications to speed up your mobile device or tablet. You will notice improved performance on your device - until there are too many apps open and running in the background again. It is good practice to close down applications regularly.
For devices running Android 8.0 Oreo and above, see Device maintenance > What is Device maintenance feature? which has more options to enhance and speed up the operating system.
This will close all of the open apps on the device.
The mobile device will close inactive background processes and applications to free up space in the RAM.
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