How to make sense of Android Marshmallow’s new memory manager
New Android memory manager, it is easier than ever to make sense of how your Android phone using its RAM.
Compared to iOS, Android has always given users more information about the guts of the underlying operating system. Marshmallow in Android, Google is taking a step further with a new memory manager that gives you all kinds of information about how your phone uses its RAM. Here’s how to navigate.
Go to the Settings app, then click Memory. Here you will get an overview of the memory usage of your phone to look for the last three hours: It has an average total memory usage of your phone for all applications and the Android system components, total phone memory, the amount of free memory remains, and the percent of current memory usage. It also provides an indicator of how the use of memory on your device affected its performance over the period.