new iPhone 4s

Pete pete at mollysrevenge.com
Wed Oct 5 12:56:44 CDT 2011


You can reduce the first 4 steps to 1 by creating a shortcut to Running
Services.

Pete
Molly's Revenge <http://www.mollysrevenge.com>



> You're right about most of the steps, but I can reduce the number of them a
> bit. I keep the Settings app on my Home screen.
>
> 1. Touch Settings
> 2. Touch Applications.
> 3. Touch Manage
> 4. (Touch Running) - most of the time I can skip this since the app is
> usually in the default list. That avoids the delay while the OS creates a
> new list.
> 5. Touch the app, touch Stop.
> 6. Repeat step 5 for any others
>
> But: you shouldn't be closing processes on Android, it's counter
> productive. "Running" apps is a misnomer; they use zero resources, and the
> OS will close them automatically as necessary. That may be why it takes so
> many steps to do it; in practice it is almost never a good idea. Task
> killers are now considered harmful and to be avoided:
>
> <http://droid-den.com/android-**guides/android-guide-should-i-**
> use-a-task-killer/<http://droid-den.com/android-guides/android-guide-should-i-use-a-task-killer/>
> >
>
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