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Learn how to use the task manager and free up memory on the LG Aristo 2 PLUS.

Manage memory

Restart device regularly

You should restart your phone at least once per day.

Reduce memory use

Animated widgets and widgets that update information use the most memory. If your phone is running slow, you can reduce the amount of memory it is using:

  • Replace a live wallpaper
  • Remove widgets

Manage apps to keep your device running smoothly

  • Update apps, clear app cache and data, recent apps, and uninstall an app.
  • Never install a third-party Task Manager or Battery Manager. These apps interfere with how device software works.
  • Research and monitor new apps that you install.
    • Read app reviews before installing. Not all apps run smoothly on phones. Read the reviews before downloading an app to see if it has a history of not working properly.
    • If your device starts having problems after installing an app, consider uninstalling the app.

Task manager

A task manager can view running apps and close them.

  1. From any home screen, swipe left to locate and tap Settings.
  2. Select General tab or scroll to DEVICE > tap Apps.
  3. Tap the filter to select the following:
    • All
    • Enabled
    • Disabled
  4. Tap the desired app.
  5. Tap Force Stop and then tap OK.

View free memory

Android version 8.0.0

  1. From any home screen, swipe left to locate and tap Settings.
  2. Select the General tab or scroll to and tap System > Memory.
  3. Tap the drop-down and select desired interval:
    • 3 hours
    • 6 hours
    • 12 hours
    • 1 day
  4. View the Free value.

Android version 7.1.2

  1. From any home screen, swipe left to locate and tap Settings.
  2. Select General tab or scroll to DEVICE > tap Memory.
  3. Tap the drop-down and select desired interval:
    • 3 hours
    • 6 hours
    • 12 hours
    • 1 day
  4. View the Free value.

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