Many of these apps come pre-installed on Android devices and launch automatically when your phone is turned on. Other pre-installed apps found to be a big drain on smartphone performance include several provided by Samsung, such as AllShare, ChatON and Push Service.
Apps that are activated by the user and run in the foreground were also covered in the study. When Avast took a more in-depth look at how different apps affected battery life, storage capacity and data usage, some familiar names surfaced. Facebook was found to be the worst app for consuming your mobile data, and for taking up space on your phone. As well as apps that run as soon as the phone is switched on, the researchers also looked at which apps run by users drain performance most pictured. Many of the apps are made by Samsung and Google and come pre-installed on Android devices.
Netflix and Spotify are unsurprisingly the most likely apps to dry up your data allowance. Avast found that web browsers like Chrome, Firefox and Microsoft Outlook also have a big impact on mobile data. Samsung's own pre-installed apps were the top four 'battery drainers' that run at start up, with Google Maps coming fifth. The app DU Battery Saver was ranked in the top Unsurprisingly, streaming services such as Netflix and Spotify were two of the biggest battery-drainers run by users, with Samsung's video editing software also coming in the top five.
As part of its report, Avast offers some advice to those looking to boost their phone's performance but who are hesitant to remove their favourite apps. If your Android is slow, eats through mobile data or frequently runs out of storage space, it's time to delete some of your apps. The firm recommends you restrict notifications so you only get alerts about the things that matter, and limit background features, refresh intervals, location usage or in-app notifications.
The "Where you at? The app is very basic and doesn't work properly. It's great for one-handed typing. I've been with Boost Mobile for two years now. Sensor Type. Password is case-sensitive and Must be at least 8 characters and use a combination of letters and numbers. If you rarely use them, deleting some of these apps could help speed up your phone if it is running slowly.
Clearing your cache and removing temporary files is another way to boost phone performance, as well as turning off background data transfers or any offline reading features. The views expressed in the contents above are those of our users and do not necessarily reflect the views of MailOnline. BRITs Little Mix rule the red carpet in VERY daring gowns as they prepare to battle it out with pop's finest on music's biggest night of the year. Study reveals which apps to delete to boost your handset's speed A good way to improve the performance of your phone is to delete apps Many mobile apps drain your battery life and data even when not in use Researchers have now listed the biggest 'drainers' on Android smartphones Many of the apps are made by either Samsung or Google and come pre-installed on all Android smartphones By Harry Pettit For Mailonline Published: Scroll down for video.
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