It has turned out to be a fact that Android phones slow down on the course of time and it requires apps that promise to boost RAM. Even the OEM’s started to incorporate boost features into their version of the OS, streamlined for their phones. Lately, in 2015, we also witnessed a trend of using launcher applications that have a tiny jet engine like boost icon on their home screens. These applications and features only tend to remove apps from RAM temporarily. And thanks to the Android’s architecture, these apps tend to auto-restart making phones slower again in a few minutes.
Here is an application that simply excels at solving the above problem. Greenify is an app that improves phone’s performance by hibernating apps that are not in use and also saved a lot of juice(battery).
Greenify help you identify and put the misbehaving apps into hibernation when you are not using them, to stop them from lagging your device and leaching the battery, in a unique way! They can do nothing without explicit launch by you or other apps, while still preserving full functionality when running in foreground, similar to iOS apps!
Available on Google Play in two versions, free and donate(pro), the app lets users to identify other applications that slow down the phone by running in the background. By identifying such applications, Greenify stops it completely from being in the running state to the suspended state. This has an added advantage of not having to load the app from disk the next time it’s used. The hibernated app is loaded into memory immediately and much faster than from disk. Hit the SLEEP [Zzz] button at bottom right corner to manually hibernate apps. You can also select Automatic Hibernation in the app settings page.
And the best part is that the app also supports for devices that are not rooted. It requests for accessibility permissions for to stop applications on no root phones. On rooted phones, Greenify simply does a brilliant job in saving much more battery by disabling network connections when the phone is not in use.
You might be wondering what happens if Greenify itself uses more memory. The app has a very low memory footprint of less than 5MB in RAM and Zero CPU and battery consumption. The pro version supports for notifications in the hibernated apps so that users would not miss any important messages. It also allows to hibernate system apps that use much more memory.