Your phone’s RAM plays a vital role in its speed and efficiency. Smartphones with higher RAM are able to manage multitasking and heavy tasks like gaming with relative ease. If you’re using an old, sluggish phone that has limited RAM and storage capacity, there are some steps you can take to make it faster. In this article, we bring you 2 ways to increase the RAM of your Android phone using internal storage and a memory card.
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- A micro SD card (Class 4 or higher, preferably Class 10)
- A rooted Android phone
- The Android phone must support swapping. Use the RAM Truth app to check whether your smartphone supports swapping.
- A memory card reader.
- A Windows PC.
Increase your Android phone’s RAM using a memory card
Step 1: Place your micro SD card in the memory card reader and connect it to your Windows PC.
Step 2: Use Minitool Partition Wizard, EaseUS Partition Master or any other appropriate tool to partition the memory card.
Step 4: Download the Swapper – ROOT app to create a swap file and store it in the micro SD card. This swap file will boost your phone’s storage.
Use internal storage to increase the RAM of your Android phone
Most modern smartphones allow users to dedicate a part of the internal storage to the RAM. Here’s how you can use it.
Step 1: Go to Settings and select About Device.
Step 2: Tap on RAM.
Step 3: Switch on the toggle bar for RAM expansion.
Step 4: Use the slider to expand your phone’s RAM.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
How do I increase my Android phone’s RAM?
Go to Settings>About Device>RAM and use the slider to increase the RAM capacity.
How do I boost my phone’s RAM using a memory card?
Partition the SD card using a tool like EaseUS Partition Master, then link it to your rooted Android phone using the Link2SD app. Finally, create a swap file using the Swapper – ROOT app. This will boost your Android phone’s RAM storage capacity.
How do I check my phone’s RAM?
Go to Settings>About Device to check your phone’s RAM capacity.
This is how you can use a memory card or internal storage to increase the RAM of your Android phone. You should know that rooting your Android phone carries a fair bit of risk and nulls the device’s warranty. If you’re running short on RAM, we’d suggest using the native method that uses the internal storage of your device to boost it.
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