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How to Check RAM Usage on Android Phones

Is your Android device lagging when you use it on a regular basis or it’s lagging while using any particular application?

check ram in android phones

You want to check the amount of RAM in your Android device for these reasons or simply out of curiosity. If that’s the case, then you are in the right place.

By the end of this article, you will be able to check the amount of RAM, average RAM usage, and available memory in your device.

Note: The settings below might vary slightly depending on the model of your Android device.

Step #1: Go to Android Settings App.

Android Settings App in App Drawer
Settings App

Step #2: Scroll down and select the “About Phone” option.

select about phone option
“About Phone” option

Step #3: Now select the “Software Information” option.

select software information option
“Software Information” option

Step #4: Scroll down and you will find “Build Number”. Click on it 7 times continuously and developer options will be enabled.

tap on built number seven times
Tap on Built Number 7 Times

Step #5: Now reopen the android settings app and scroll down, you will find the “Developer options”, click on it.

select developer options
Developer Options

Step #6: You will find the “memory” option, select it.

selecting memory option in developer options menu
Memory Option in Developer Options Menu

Step #7: You will find the Total Memory, Average Memory Usage, and Available RAM in your Android Device.

checking total memory, usage, and available memory in developer options
Total Memory, Average Usage, Available Memory

Step #8: From the dropdown menu, choose the time range for which you want to see the memory usage.

selecting time range for checking memory usage
Choosing Time Range from Dropdown Menu

Concluding all the points, we’ve covered the following key points in this article:

#1: Turn on Developer Mode in Android Phones.

#2: Check RAM usage, Average RAM Usage, and Available Memory using Developer Mode in Android Phones.

#3: Check RAM usage for Specific Time Range.

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