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Programs open themselves in the background.


Tuesday 08th of June 2010 / forums.androidcentral.com
Sorry if this is an Android noob question but is it normal for android or the incredible to keep opening programs in the background that you haven't used? I opened Taskiller and alot of programs that I never use are open. Things like voice dialer, footprints, youtube, maps, quickoffice, etc. Is this a byproduct of android looking for updates or something? Because Id rather not have these programs running and taking up memory and processor cycles if I never open them (or in footprints case wish I could remove them).
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Unnecessary programs running in the background


Sunday 24th of July 2011 / forums.androidcentral.com
Occasionally I pull up task manager to view programs that are running in the background and there are programs I have not started and have no reason to be running. Does anybody have a decent explanation as to why these programs need to be running and what starts them up? Is their some sort of task scheduler that starts these programs? For example, Spiderman will be running in the background and I never opened it.
posted on: HTC EVO 3D
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battery life - How to properly close running apps while avast! Mobile Security is installed/ running in the background?


Monday 19th of November 2012 / android.stackexchange.com
I've just installed avast! Mobile Security on my Samsung Galaxy SIII. Runs perfect so far, but I can't close my programs running in the background anymore. I used to do this by pressing the button below in the middle long - now this does not open up anything.How can I close them now? If I don't: will this have a negative influence on my battery (faster emptying it)?Many thanks and BR
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Running programs and services


Wednesday 07th of March 2012 / androidforums.com
I have programs running in the background that I want to permanently shut off. Out of curiosity, I started
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Programs still running in the background?


Tuesday 29th of December 2009 / droidforums.net
I am constantly having to open my taskiller and killing up to 10+ apps at a time. Once I kill all running programs, I can pull up my taskiller immediately after only to find another running list of 10+ programs that are mysteriously running and taking up my memory. Programs like voice dialer, alarm clock, corporate calendar, settings, etc will be running in the background without me ever opening them. Also, I use handcent sms only but the factory Messaging app runs in the background as well. I obviously do not want to run both apps.Where do I adjust this? I can kill all these apps to have 100M of free memory, but would rather not do it every single time I turn on my droid.Thanks!
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Programs running in the background


Sunday 24th of April 2011 / droidforums.net
Is there any way to avoid having to constantly use task killers etc to stop all the apps and programs running in the background. I got an advance task killer and memory booster on my phone but after 2 minutes or so my phone goes back to dragging again.Sent from my DROIDX using DroidForums
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Programs still running in the background? - Page 2


Tuesday 12th of January 2010 / droidforums.net
Originally Posted by bbohannonI am constantly having to open my taskiller and killing up to 10+ apps at a time. Once I kill all running programs, I can pull up my taskiller immediately after only to find another running list of 10+ programs that are mysteriously running and taking up my memory. Programs like voice dialer, alarm clock, corporate calendar, settings, etc will be running in the background without me ever opening them. Also, I use handcent sms only but the factory Messaging app runs in the background as well. I obviously do not want to run both apps. Where do I adjust this? I can kill all these apps to have 100M of free memory, but would rather not do it every single time I turn on my droid. Thanks!Go to Market Place and install Automatic Task Killer (free version), set it up and don't worry about it anymore. The app shuts down all "marked" apps when the screen shuts off. You'll get a pop-up each time you turn the phone on indicating how much memory was released.If you don't either close the apps manually as you've been doing or doing the same this way (automat
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useless stuff running in the background and battery usage


Tuesday 22nd of June 2010 / forums.androidcentral.com
i downloaded a task manager/talk killer thingamajig and every time i kill a bunch of stuff they come back in a few mins. why do these programs hav to run in the background? i know they eat up battery life and i want to make it as easy on the phone as possible to manage battery power. is ther any way to keep t hese things from popping back up?
posted on: HTC EVO 4G
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close programs in background


Monday 09th of November 2009 / forums.androidcentral.com
Hoe do you close programs running in the background anyone know
posted on: HTC Droid Eris
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how many apps are running in the background on your tablet? any problems?


Tuesday 29th of April 2014 / forums.androidcentral.com
i have at least 10 known and unknown news, weather,chat programs running in the background. they were doing fine, but for the last two days, it rebooted itself three times. it has restarted a few times before, but not as frequently as now. i wonder if it is because too many apps are running or if it is the tablet's problem? anyone else has problems while running too many apps?
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