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Thread: How Do I Free Up Extra Memory?

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    Default How Do I Free Up Extra Memory?
    I got an iphone 2G running 3.1.2... and I want to know how I can free extra memory on it. I read about something called "repeat memory free". Its a script that frees memory constantly. Does this work and is it safe? Will this mess with Cydia? Where can I get it?

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    When you say memory, do you mean the RAM the phone has? On my 3G, I only have about 17MB of memory free (enabled that feature with SBSettings), I can open up SBSettings and using the Processes feature, I can use that to free up some space. Is that what you were talking about?

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    ajl probably gave you the solution. another way to do this is to be AT the homescreen, and
    hold down the sleep button until it says "slide to power off" but do not power off.
    then hold the home button down until it disappears.

    ^ (this is also how you force-quit an app, but it frees up memory as well)
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    Quote Originally Posted by ForumSnoBorderRK View Post
    ajl probably gave you the solution. another way to do this is to be AT the homescreen, and
    hold down the sleep button until it says "slide to power off" but do not power off.
    then hold the home button down until it disappears.

    ^ (this is also how you force-quit an app, but it frees up memory as well)
    ForumSnoBorderRK, what I want is to free up as much memory as possible to reduce battery drain. I read somewhere that there's a script that automatically frees memroy without having to manually use the 'free memory' feature on SBSettings all the time. There are 2 links to this:

    Repeating memory free

    and

    Repeat Memory Free has grown up

    Let me know what you thinks. Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by koolx View Post
    ForumSnoBorderRK, what I want is to free up as much memory as possible to reduce battery drain. I read somewhere that there's a script that automatically frees memroy without having to manually use the 'free memory' feature on SBSettings all the time. There are 2 links to this:

    Repeating memory free

    and

    Repeat Memory Free has grown up

    Let me know what you thinks. Thanks.

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    ah, sorry bud i have never seen or done that before. You would probably need to SSH script into certain files on your iPhone. couldnt exactly help you out there since im not jailbroken and i cant try it myself.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ForumSnoBorderRK View Post
    ah, sorry bud i have never seen or done that before. You would probably need to SSH script into certain files on your iPhone. couldnt exactly help you out there since im not jailbroken and i cant try it myself.
    No prob... thanks anyway.

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