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Starmobile Up Ultra is Laggy – 4 Ways To Minimize the Lag

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We’ve gotten really close and personal with StarMobile’s budget phone, the Up Ultra lately and we’ve stated in our review that it has a few lagging issues in hand. In regards to that, we’ve wanted to help Up Ultra owners to minimise the lag they’re experiencing with their Up Ultra. Remember, these are just tips to keep your Up Ultra running steady and isn’t exactly something that is guaranteed to work, however, it’s all worth the try.

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Clear your RAM

Some people don’t exactly know this, but clearing your RAM can be truly helpful in a way that it shuts down any random background app running. This also clears any unnecessary apps that will get in y our way and smoothes up your browsing experience with ease.

Turning off animation in browse transition


There is a way to smoothen up your browsing experience but it will remove the animated transition in browsing, which is often times something that causes the delay or lag in the first place. If you’ve decided to turn this off, you’re a transition from place-to-place is expected to be as smooth as the sailing sailboat and is pretty much a good thing to you. However, if you prefer the flashy animated transition and won’t mind the little lag it induces, then it’s all on you.

Check your internal storage space

Apparently, a clogged internal storage can also lead to certain lags and delays on the Up Ultra and almost all smartphones for that matter. The best thing that you can do to reduce the lagging is free up some space, remove a few apps that you don’t use of a few movies that you’ve already watched for like a “hundredth time”, trust us it’ll leave your Up Ultra running smoothly

When lag spikes hit, try to restart your device

Sometimes lag spikes in the Up Ultra have become a huge nuisance and almost it comes out-of-nowhere. So, if the lag persistently becomes more than a nuisance, try to restart your phone. It might refresh a few of its smoothness back in its system. It worked on our end on some occasions, so it might work on your end.

The Starmobile Up Ultra and its lag issues


The lag issues we’ve experienced on the Starmobile Up Ultra had a huge impact on our review of the latter, which we could have given the handset an overall better score. However, despite this particular problem in frequent lagging, we can arguably say that it’s not the “laggiest phone” we’ve encountered. It had its moments of shining and is overall a not-to-shabby handset.

For that, though, we hope these tips work on your end, so you, yourselves can enjoy your own Starmobile Up Ultra and make the best of the handset and experience with it. Hit us up in the comment section on your experiences so far and if any of our ways worked for you. We’d love to hear your stories as much as telling ours.

Starmobile Up Ultra specs, PH price, features

  • Display: 5.5-inch 720p IPS HD display
  • Chipset: MediaTek MT6735 chip
  • RAM: 2GB of RAM
  • Memory: 16GB of ROM
  • Camera: 13MP rear shooter, AF, BSI, Samsung sensor + 5MP selfie shooter, BSI
  • Connectivity: 3G LTE, WiFi n, BT 4.0, GPS
  • OS: Android 5.1 Lollipop
  • Battery: 2500mAh battery capacity
  • Release Date: December 2015
  • Official price: Php6,490
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