Internal memory (RAM): LG Stylo 2 PLUS

Learn how to use the task manager and free up memory on the LG Stylo 2 PLUS.





Manage memory


To manage the internal memory, follow these steps:


Restart device regularly

Note: You should restart your phone at least once per day.

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

Reduce memory use
: If your phone is running slow, then you can reduce the amount of memory it is using.

  • Remove widgets (Animated widgets and widgets that update information use the most memory)
    1. From the desired Home screen, touch and hold on the widget.
    2. Drag the widget over the Trash can icon and release your finger.
  • Replace a Live wallpaper
    1. From any Home screen, long-tap the home screen, then tap Wallpapers.
    2. Tap either Gallery or Multi-photos.
    3. Follow the prompts to set a new wallpaper that replaces the current Live wallpaper.
  • Remove unused Home screens
    1. From any Home screen, long-tap the home screen.
    2. Touch and hold the desired home screen.
    3. Drag the home screen over Remove to delete.

Manage applications
Note: Manage your applications to keep your device running smoothly.

  • Research and monitor new applications that you install
    • Read Play Store application reviews before installing. Not all applications run smoothly on phones. Read customer reviews before downloading an application to see if it has a history of not working properly.
    • If your device starts having problems after installing an application, consider uninstalling the application (See below: 'Uninstall third-party applications.'
  • Keep applications updated
    1. Tap Play Store.
    2. Tap the Menu key and then tap My Apps.
    3. To keep your apps automatically updated:
      1. Tap Menu > Settings.
      2. Select the Auto-update apps to check box.
    4. Choose one of the following options:
      • Tap Update to update all applications with updates available.
      • Tap an individual application and then tap Update to update a single application.
  • Uninstall third-party applications
  • Clear application cache and data
  • Clear recent applications
    1. From any screen, press the Recent apps key.
    2. To close an individual recent application, touch an application from the list and drag it to the right.
    3. To close all recent applications, tap Clear all.
  • Never install a third-party Task Manager or Battery Manager. These applications interfere with how Android works



Task manager


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


  1. Press the Recent apps (Square) button.
  2. Scroll through the list of running apps.
  3. To close an app, tap the X in the upper-right corner of its thumbnail. Or tap Clear all to close all running apps




View free memory


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


  1. Drag down the notification bar and tap the Settings icon Settings icon.png at the top-right.
  2. Tap General > Apps. (If using List view, scroll down to 'DEVICE,' then tap Apps.)
  3. Touch the screen and slide left to view the RUNNING screen.
  4. View the RAM free value in the lower-right corner.