Internal memory (RAM): HTC One S

Learn how to use the task manager and free up memory on the HTC One S.





Manage memory


To manage the internal memory, follow these steps:


Restart the device regularly

Note: You should restart the phone at least once a day.

  1. Press and hold the Power key.
  2. Tap Restart.

Reduce memory use

  • Prevent the memory from being filled as quickly:
    • If the device is slow, remove the widgets from Home screens (especially ones that update with information or have animation).
    • If you are using a live wallpaper and the device is slow, turn off the live wallpaper.
    • Remove all unused Home screens
      1. Pinch the Home screen.
      2. On the grid of Home screens, touch and hold the unused screen.
      3. Slide screen over Remove and release your finger.



Task manager


A task manager can view running apps and close them. To use the task manager, follow these steps:


  1. From any Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Scroll to and tap Task Manager.
  3. Scroll to and select the application you want to close.
  4. Tap Disable.
  5. Tap OK.




View free memory


To view the amount of free internal memory, follow these steps:


  1. Touch the Notification bar and slide down.
  2. Tap the Settings icon.
  3. Scroll to 'Phone,' and tap Apps.
  4. Tap the Running tab.
  5. View the RAM usage bar at the top of the screen.
    Note: Above the bar, XXX MB / XXX MB will display.