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Android OS RAM consumption.

2016-04-14, 5:28 AM

Can anybody explain about RAM consumption by Android OS shown in memory manager. I am posting few screenshots and through all these analysis I have found why phone lags and overheating issues as well.

In this ScreenShot, Android OS average RAM usage is 322 mb, and in details its showing, Cache, Z-RAM, Kernel amd Native consuming Memory. As long as Android OS show Cache memory consumption, phone works normally, no lag. But as soon as Cache memory get lost Phone start lagging, even in taking screenshots, it stop responding. I'm posting that screenshot as well.

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Re: Android OS RAM consumption.

2016-04-14, 5:37 AM

In this second Screen Shot, Android OS consuming 222 mb memory, but now it has lost Cache memory usage. 

Many will tell me to check in Running Services hidden in Developer options, I saw there, It had 30-35 mb Process which were cached and 90 mb free, but still Android OS not showing Cache memory usage, and phone lagging as well, that's why I can't take screenshots of those as well. All these start when Device Uptime goes beyond 6-8 hrs+. And I have to reboot device. I even cross checked with few colleagues, some colleagues facing these issues as well.

 

And those who are thinking why Phone Overheats, its due to Z-RAM swappiness. For more Google about Z-RAM, but I am unable to understand What that Cache mean showing in Memory Usage by Android OS and when its not available that time only why phone start lagging????

I searched everywhere, no answer so I thought to put in this Forum as well.

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Re: Android OS RAM consumption.

2016-04-14, 5:47 AM

And this is one more reason, System consuming so much RAM when uptime is this much as in SS. Such poor optimisation. Hope Moto team Gonna fix all these with Audio Channel Inversion as well.

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Re: Android OS RAM consumption.

2016-04-14, 8:07 AM
It must be app related. My phone does not have this problem. One of your applications is not releasing Ram that it is using to cache data and that is down to the developer of that application to fix.
You need to start the phone in safe mode to find which application is causing the problem then contact the developer with your complaint.
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Re: Android OS RAM consumption.

2016-04-14, 9:34 AM

U can check as well that System is consuming lots of RAM, thats why I'm reporting here. And I have checked in Safe mode as well. And I will post result of Safe mode too.....

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Re: Android OS RAM consumption.

2016-04-16, 20:01 PM

There is nothing wrong in the Memory used by the System. In my moto E2 it takes almost same memory. So I doubt there is an app which is causing this. I will suggest you to troubleshoot this by finding the app. For my curiosity do you use Greenify?

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Re: Android OS RAM consumption.

2016-04-16, 20:12 PM

Both have 1GB RAM and Have u seen scrennshot carefully??

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Re: Android OS RAM consumption.

2016-04-16, 20:20 PM

Yes both have 1 GB of RAM and yes I have seen the SS. In my Moto E2 it's always around 350-400MB.

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Re: Android OS RAM consumption.

2016-04-16, 20:36 PM

Then have u faced memory usage like this, which I'm posting. Just 80mb average memory usage and 0.00bit free. 

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Re: Android OS RAM consumption.

2016-04-17, 7:45 AM

No, I haven't posted this issue yet.

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