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My Samsung® Galaxy S® III by Steve Schwartz

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Managing Memory with the Task Manager

You’ve probably noticed that most apps don’t have a Quit or Exit command. That’s because the Android operating system is designed to handle memory management behind the scenes. If free memory is running low, for example, unnecessary processes automatically shut down. However, if you occasionally feel the need to take a hands-on approach to quitting apps and freeing memory, you can use the Task Manager.

1. Launch the Task Manager by pressing and holding the Home key and then tapping the Task Manager button.

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Switching to a Recent or Active Application

When you press and hold the Home key, the vertically scrolling ...

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