What are the best resources for speeding up your phone?

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    Amalia Martínez
    Written on October 3, 2018
    "I had a damaged flash drive with a bunch of photos on it of my family. I needed to get the data off of it, so I used Stellar Phoenix Data Recovery. It got all my photos for me perfectly. I will be using it again if something like this comes up."
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      WiFi Doctor-Detect & Boost

      WiFi Doctor-Detect & Boost is an app that runs network detection and protects your Internet. It scans all devices connected to your WiFi and speeds up network connection by closing apps running in the background.

      Apps

      Android

      Free

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      Robert Fernandez
      Written on September 7, 2017
      "I was looking for ways to speed up my iPhone since it has been acting sluggish lately. So I downloaded WiFi Doctor-Detect & Boost as a possible tool to increase the speed of..."
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      Robert Fernandez
      Written on September 7, 2017
      "I was looking for ways to speed up my iPhone since it has been acting sluggish lately. So I downloaded WiFi Doctor-Detect & Boost as a possible tool to increase the speed of my network connection. Personally, I am not a fan of this app since it has so many pop up ads and really doesn't provide any utility to maximize my internet speed."
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      Zachary Medina
      Written on September 7, 2017
      "This app has way too much advertising to be effective for me. Perhaps I am already getting a good enough signal to notice any difference; but I just did not find it effective."
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      Heather Riley
      Written on September 26, 2017
      "I wanted a resource to speed up my phone. I found Wifi Doctor-Detect & Boost, but it was horrible. Didn't do what it said it could do, and didn't help at all."
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      Nicole Dixon
      Written on September 22, 2017
      "WiFi Doctor-Detect & Boost speeds up my phone by 30%+! It's a staple app I use, I wouldn't go without it!"
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      [TUTORIAL] How to free up space on your iPhone without deleting photos or apps
      This guide will show you how to free up storage space on your iPhone without sacrificing the apps and features you adore.
      Articles

      Free

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      Donna Wood
      Written on September 7, 2017
      "How to free up space on your iPhone without deleting photos or apps is a great resource for when you need help speeding up your phone. This step-by-guide showed me with..."
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      Donna Wood
      Written on September 7, 2017
      "How to free up space on your iPhone without deleting photos or apps is a great resource for when you need help speeding up your phone. This step-by-guide showed me with instructions and images how to make changes that helped my phone respond faster."
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      Aanya Kapoor
      Written on September 7, 2017
      "Everyone has been there. Your phone is starting to slow down, but you don't want to get rid of any of your photos or current apps. Apple Insider's guide to freeing up space while preserving those photos and apps is great. It's simple and easy to follow, and has a number of varying suggestions to help speed up your phone. While not every solution will work for every person, I think at least one or two of the suggestions can benefit everybody looking to speed up their phone."
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      Justin Pena
      Written on September 28, 2017
      "I tried this guide to try to speed up my phone, but I noticed no changes at all. I suggest to not waste your time with this, and to look for some other way to improve the performance of your phone."
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      [TIPS] Instantly Free Up Storage On An iPhone by Downloading (Then Deleting) a Huge App

      If you're running low on storage, there's a good chance its because you have some apps that are wasting a ton of space with their cache. This article can give you the solution to this problem!

      Articles

      Free

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      Scott Harvey
      Written on September 29, 2017
      "This is a horrible idea. The thought of downloading a huge app and then deleting it in order to free up storage on your iphone is stupid. It's time consuming and doesn't do..."
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      Scott Harvey
      Written on September 29, 2017
      "This is a horrible idea. The thought of downloading a huge app and then deleting it in order to free up storage on your iphone is stupid. It's time consuming and doesn't do anything besides cause clutter on your phone. Do yourself a favor and just monitor the storage space on your phone yourself. Delete things you don't need instead of keeping everything you run across, or simply buy a larger storage card."
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      Jacob Daniels
      Written on September 7, 2017
      "I have been having a problem with storage limitations and had heard rumblings about the large download trick. Well lifehacker.com detailed the instructions in much more detail for me and now I have figured out the right App to download and to delete and now my phone is moving faster than ever."
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      Jerry Hughes
      Written on September 23, 2017
      "Great tool to free up that space on your phone so you can have more apps."
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      Clean Master

      Clean Master is an Android optimization tool, which helps in cleaning up junk files, boost phone speed, cool down CPU temperature, protect privacy. This ensures phones run in optimal performance.

      Apps

      Android, Windows

      Free

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      Crystal Gutierrez
      Written on September 7, 2017
      "This app is really helpful. It's so frustrating to have my phone get slowed down and clogged up with junk that gets left behind by other apps or old files. Clean Master does..."
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      Crystal Gutierrez
      Written on September 7, 2017
      "This app is really helpful. It's so frustrating to have my phone get slowed down and clogged up with junk that gets left behind by other apps or old files. Clean Master does the work for you of automatically cleaning all that up, which is a huge time saver for me. I also appreciate the security features a lot; it's nice to know my data is safe."
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      Wendy Yin
      Written on September 7, 2017
      "If someone is having trouble with the performance of their phones, Clean Master is a great app. It does the work for you of finding useless files and cleaning up stuff your phone doesn't need. I've been using it for two weeks, and it's like having a new phone!"
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      Eugene Reid
      Written on September 27, 2017
      "Clean Master is one of those apps that promises to make your phone faster and work better. Most of them are junk and don't really produce results at all. This one is also junk. I installed it and did not notice any change in battery life or speed."
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      Brandon Hudson
      Written on September 30, 2017
      "I used to like clean master to help speed up my phone and it was a good app but now it has so much bloatware with the free version that I would never even use it. I find that they built in version on my S8 works much better."
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      Wifi Analyzer

      Wifi Analyzer turns your Android phone into a powerful tool that shows you the WiFi channels around you and helps you choose a less crowded channel for your wireless router.

      Apps

      Android

      Free

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      Evelyn Hudson
      Written on September 27, 2017
      "This app is a pretty good way too see what's going on with your wifi connection. It can detect the strength and when it rises and falls, so it's good for diagnostic purposes...."
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      Evelyn Hudson
      Written on September 27, 2017
      "This app is a pretty good way too see what's going on with your wifi connection. It can detect the strength and when it rises and falls, so it's good for diagnostic purposes. However, it's not meant for speeding up your phone, just your wifi."
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      Dong Zhou
      Written on September 7, 2017
      "A lot of people don't know that changing channels on wifi networks can help speed up their phones/computers! This app does just that and gives comprehensive views of what channels are the most used in the area and which would be the best to go on. Ever since I started using this app, I have noticed my load speeds go up and I'm able to have a more seamless browsing experience. I would recommend Wifi Analyzer to anyone."
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      Brandon Hoffman
      Written on September 7, 2017
      "Wifi analyzer allows you to see the amount of activity on a certain wifi connection. With this advantage, you can choose a connection with the least amount of traffic to ensure you have a more consistent connection."
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      Lauren Ford
      Written on September 29, 2017
      "I needed something to help speed up my ancient phone. This just helps you look at wifi stuff, not speed up your phone. I'm sure it's great at the wifi thing, but not what I need."
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      Internet Speed Master

      Internet Speed Master is an app developed by nez droid for Android devices that helps users improve Internet connection. The tool supports all ROMS and works depending on the user's internet provider.

      Apps

      Android

      Free

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      Joan Weber
      Written on September 7, 2017
      "I wanted the best way to speed up my phone. A friend told me about Internet Speed Master, and it helped mildly in what I was looking for."
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      Joan Weber
      Written on September 7, 2017
      "I wanted the best way to speed up my phone. A friend told me about Internet Speed Master, and it helped mildly in what I was looking for."
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      Samantha Hunt
      Written on November 10, 2017
      "Internet Speed Meter is great to use as a part of a suite of tools to minimize memory usage and improve phone performance. It has worked differently on various phones I've had but I have been overall impressed with its impact. While it has been helpful, I will note that development of the app seems to have halted in 2015, when the last update was made."
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      Thomas Gordon
      Written on September 24, 2017
      "This is pure snake oil. It actually ended up slowing down my connection, if that were even possible. Additionally, I had to do a complete firmware reinstall because of it."
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      CCleaner

      CCleaner is a software that removes junk, reclaims space, monitors your system and allows users to browse safely. In this program, users become the master of their own devices. CCleaner offers a free version with the option to buy an upgrade.

      Software

      Windows, Mac, Android

      Free - Varies by plan

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      David Price
      Written on October 4, 2017
      "While this app works well on laptops and desktops, it doesn't work quite as well on a phone. For one, it's incredible slow. It also doesn't work well with newer versions of..."
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      David Price
      Written on October 4, 2017
      "While this app works well on laptops and desktops, it doesn't work quite as well on a phone. For one, it's incredible slow. It also doesn't work well with newer versions of Android with some of the features not working at all. It's not available for iOS."
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      Jonathan Cook
      Written on September 7, 2017
      "I have been a long time user of CCleaner on my computer but now I have started using it for my phone and it's pretty great. It cleans up all unwanted clutter so it isn't weighing down the phone anymore. Good product."
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      Nathan Vargas
      Written on September 7, 2017
      "CCleaner is an excellent program. My phone boots up and performs much faster than it ever has. It works like new again."
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      Power Clean

      Power Clean is a small and fast clean tool for iOS. It provides features like clean out photos which have bad quality, monitor and manage data usage, test network speed and find out LAN intruders.

      Apps

      Android, iOS

      Free

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      Lisa Xie
      Written on September 7, 2017
      "This looks like a very useful app. I have a similar one for my PC that I use daily. The one I use for my PC is published for free by an independent programmer from Asia. I..."
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      Lisa Xie
      Written on September 7, 2017
      "This looks like a very useful app. I have a similar one for my PC that I use daily. The one I use for my PC is published for free by an independent programmer from Asia. I generally trust independent programmers, but the headquarters for this particular program is in Hong Kong. I would closely examine what happens to my data after using it just once, and quickly delete it from my system if I had the slightest suspicion about anything that happened."
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      Muhammad Chavan
      Written on September 7, 2017
      "Power clean is an okay app for resource management on android and iOS. There are other apps out there that do the job better, but would require multiple apps. This is a decent all in one for simplicity."
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      Patrick Simpson
      Written on September 24, 2017
      "Power Clean claims to clean your phone and potentially make it run faster again. I didn't really notice ANY difference. My iPhone feels just as fast as before using the app."
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      Carl Porter
      Written on October 3, 2017
      "Power Clean made me feel like I bought a new phone! I've got more memory now, and it just works faster and better."
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      Internet Booster & Optimizer

      Internet Booster & Optimizer is a tool developed by BoostingTools for Android that provides an enhancer for internet surfing. This app prepares your device for a faster and smoother browsing experience.

      Apps

      Android

      Free

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      Peter Rice
      Written on September 26, 2017
      "Though this app has many good reviews, it also has a bunch of negative ones. I understand that there is almost no way to tell a paid review from a real one, and they can be..."
      PR
      Peter Rice
      Written on September 26, 2017
      "Though this app has many good reviews, it also has a bunch of negative ones. I understand that there is almost no way to tell a paid review from a real one, and they can be positive or negative, so it's hard to take any of them seriously. The app does contain ads, which will slow your connection, but to what extent I do not know. I don't even know when the ads come up. I can't say if this is a good app or a bad one since I don't know how it works. Does it force close apps running in the background? Does it reorder how the individual elements of a web page load? I don't know. Having grown up in the dial-up era, I have seen many a program claiming to improve speeds. Rarely do any of them actually work as advertised. Take this app with a grain of salt and install it at your own risk. Personally, I advise against it."
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      Christian Williamson
      Written on September 7, 2017
      "I was a bit skeptical when I first decided to try the Internet Booster & Optimizer, maybe because I didn't really understand it. However, after using it and learning more about it everything started to fall in place and make sense to me. This is a great app that limits certain background functions to prioritize your browser functionality. I definitely recommend this if you have been having slower browsing speeds!"
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      Virginia Bates
      Written on October 2, 2017
      "This app didn't work for me to speed up my phone! I actually noticed it lagging more after I started using it! Plus, it's hard to even use it because of all the ads. I would not recommend!"
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      Peter Price
      Written on September 7, 2017
      "This app doesn't necessarily speed up your phone, but instead focuses on the browsing and internet experience."
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      Faster Internet 2X

      Faster Internet 2x is an APK file for Android devices. with this tool, you can increase your Internet speed up to 2 times its normal speed. The tool's storage size is 986k and it supports Android Lollipop OS as of its recent update.

      Apps

      Android

      Free

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      Yuan Jia
      Written on October 4, 2017
      "This reportedly works for some, but it's never done a thing for my internet speeds. I'd recommend making sure your phone is running on LTE, that's how you get faster internet...."
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      Yuan Jia
      Written on October 4, 2017
      "This reportedly works for some, but it's never done a thing for my internet speeds. I'd recommend making sure your phone is running on LTE, that's how you get faster internet. These tricks seem to be a gimmick that either doesn't work or doesn't last."
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      Han Wan
      Written on September 7, 2017
      "I think that this is excellent as it is free and easy to download. People can easily see what they are looking for on their phone."
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      Joyce Turner
      Written on September 24, 2017
      "If you wants to double the speed of your device, use this tool, and you will be very satisfied with it."
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      [TUTORIAL] How to get more storage in Android
      These days Android phones tend to come with a decent amount of storage, but it's still all too easy to run low. Here's how to get more storage in Android, or work better with what you've got and free up space on your device.
      Articles

      Free

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      Judith McDonald
      Written on September 25, 2017
      "If you are looking for how to's for your tech devices, such as how to get more storage for my Android device, then you need to head over to the TechAdvisor website. Full of..."
      JM
      Judith McDonald
      Written on September 25, 2017
      "If you are looking for how to's for your tech devices, such as how to get more storage for my Android device, then you need to head over to the TechAdvisor website. Full of information, tips and ideas about how to get the most out of your electronics, you can find just about any article you need on how to improve performance from the experts."
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      Jonathan Cooper
      Written on September 7, 2017
      "The article is very good and gives many useful ways to speed up your phone. I was unaware of many and it has helped me out a lot."
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      [TIPS] 5 Free Apps To Clean Up Android And Free Up Storage Space
      A good method to fix storage space running out problem on Android is to clean the device of junk files. Here are 5 of the best free apps when it comes to finding, cleaning and deleting junk files.
      Articles

      Free

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      Ashley Dean
      Written on September 7, 2017
      "Just like everyone else in the world, I don't like my phone cluttered. I like some of these apps to clean up my phone. Some of them are hit and miss, but there are some good..."
      AD
      Ashley Dean
      Written on September 7, 2017
      "Just like everyone else in the world, I don't like my phone cluttered. I like some of these apps to clean up my phone. Some of them are hit and miss, but there are some good ones out there. The one app I use (which they suggested) cleans up my phone nicely. I'm pretty happy with a clean phone. No sense in have all that clutter in the background. Such a great tool!"
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      Margaret Gilbert
      Written on October 2, 2017
      "My phone has been running slow and before I totally wipe it I decided to look for apps that clear the storage. The list gave me some good options."
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      Daniel Lopez
      Written on September 7, 2017
      "These apps definitely give your phone a boost and protect it from viruses. All apps are premium and great for utilities"
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      Wise Game Booster
      Wise Game Booster is a tool where you can close startups, free up memory and tuneup network to keep your PC in top Game Performance.
      Software

      Windows

      Free

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      Lauren Rios
      Written on September 7, 2017
      "Nothing is more frustrating than playing a game and your performance is slowed down because of a clogged mobile phone. Wise Game Booster eliminates the problem and effectively..."
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      Lauren Rios
      Written on September 7, 2017
      "Nothing is more frustrating than playing a game and your performance is slowed down because of a clogged mobile phone. Wise Game Booster eliminates the problem and effectively free up space so your game and gaming experience, goes smoothly."
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      Kimberly Hoffman
      Written on September 7, 2017
      "I take so many pictures and am constantly downloading apps that slow down my phone. I couldn't believe these was a solution and Wise Game Booster is it. After installing on my phone I had space and it worked so much faster."
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      Vicky Zhong
      Written on September 26, 2017
      "Wise Game Booster is what it says it is. It helps boost your games by optimizing your PC and keeping it running in top performance."
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      Lawrence Johnson
      Written on September 28, 2017
      "This program does not seem to take the most effective approach at dealing with such required capabilities."
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      Network Booster-WiFi Manager

      Network Booster-WiFi Manager is an app that lets you perform speed tests and optimize your connection. It helps you have a faster and more stable WiFi connection, and search for other high-quality free WiFi.

      Apps

      Android

      Free

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      Luz María Lugo
      Written on September 7, 2017
      "This is like a social network for WiFi users in which I can see other users nearby. With one quick glance, I can determine if my connection is secure, fast, and optimized...."
      LM
      Luz María Lugo
      Written on September 7, 2017
      "This is like a social network for WiFi users in which I can see other users nearby. With one quick glance, I can determine if my connection is secure, fast, and optimized. This app is easy to use and I can find free WiFi wherever I go. I would highly recommend this to friends and family and I would love to see this company develop an ipad compatible version of this app."
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      Micky Yu
      Written on October 2, 2017
      "There are many different WiFi managers available, but I have found Network Booster-Wifi Manager to have the cleanest UI that is both modern and that presents information in an easily digestible way. Usually I would use an app like this only to check when there is a problem, but I have found myself using this app more often given its effectiveness."
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      Wayne Holland
      Written on October 3, 2017
      "I downloaded the Network Booster - WiFi Manager in hopes of making my wifi connection from work faster and more stable. Unfortunately the app has made it harder not easier to connect to wifi from work. And it's hard to uninstall the app too."
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      WiFi Connection Manager

      WiFi Connection Manager is an app that lets you manage and optimize your Internet connection by fixing your device's WiFi problems.

      Apps

      Android

      Free - With in-app purchases

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      Edward Obrien
      Written on September 7, 2017
      "WiFi Connection Manager worked according to the speed tests I ran but didn't noticeably speed things up for me. I had the settings in pretty good order to start, however...."
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      Edward Obrien
      Written on September 7, 2017
      "WiFi Connection Manager worked according to the speed tests I ran but didn't noticeably speed things up for me. I had the settings in pretty good order to start, however. Someone with less than optimal settings may notice a good bit of improvement after using the app."
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      Johnny Herrera
      Written on September 7, 2017
      "This app fixed all of the issues I was having with my home wi-fi. I was really impressed with the product. My friend works in IT and he was not able to discover the issue but the app did."
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      Marilyn Hunter
      Written on September 25, 2017
      "This is a great wifi manager, but not that useful for speeding up my phone. As long as my lagging phone is due to a wifi problem this is the app to use."
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      Scott Berry
      Written on September 24, 2017
      "This is an app that helps configure your WiFi connections. It won't really help your phone directly unless you're having WiFi issues."
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      Auto RAM Cleaner

      Auto RAM Cleaner is a free app for Android devices which automatically cleans your device RAM memory, increasing the speed of your phone. It helps you to keep the battery in good health and optimize the performance of your smartphone.

      Apps

      Android

      Free

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      Amit Gavde
      Written on April 10, 2018
      "I grabbed this app for my phone because I had noticed I was getting slower performance. It is supposed to clear out RAM and optimize your phone. I did not see a big..."
      AG
      Amit Gavde
      Written on April 10, 2018
      "I grabbed this app for my phone because I had noticed I was getting slower performance. It is supposed to clear out RAM and optimize your phone. I did not see a big difference, maybe a bit of extra speed. It is worth a try if you are desperate to get your phone back to running smoothly."

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    Best resources for speeding up your phone
    Rank Solutions Type Votes Price
    1 WiFi Doctor-Detect & Boost Apps 6 Free
    2 [TUTORIAL] How to free up space on your iPhone without deleting photos or apps Articles 4 Free
    3 [TIPS] Instantly Free Up Storage On An iPhone by Downloading (Then Deleting) a Huge App Articles 1 Free
    4 Clean Master Apps 1 Free
    5 Wifi Analyzer Apps 1 Free
    6 Internet Speed Master Apps 0 Free
    7 CCleaner Software 0 Paid
    8 Power Clean Apps 0 Free
    9 Internet Booster & Optimizer Apps 0 Free
    10 Faster Internet 2X Apps 0 Free
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