As we all have got to know, RAM management of your Note 5... stinks. Well, it turns out that if you have root, there is a fix for this issue. It seems it was there all along.

The very same build.prop edit that made the S6 and Note 4 perform better seemingly works for the Note5 as well. But to those who don’t root, or if you get squeamish about digging around in hidden files, DON’T TINKER UNLESS YOU KNOW WHAT YOU ARE DOING!

The fix will have you editing your build.prop’s DHA values. Remember, this is not an end-all fix, and it likely will need a little extra time and work. There still might be unintended consequences, so apply the fix at your own risk. But after reading the forum thread, it does seem to make RAM management better during actual usage. But if the phone is sitting in idle for too long, the most memory intensive applications appear to get kicked out as usual.

Once again I will say this, make sure you understand the fix and what it does. Always make a backup of both your ROM and your build.prop file. Root access is required to edit the build.prop, which you can do with a simple text editor or a dedicated app. I personally use build prop editor by JRummy. In order to apply the fix, replace your DHA properties of your build.prop with the ones found in the thread on XDA provided in the link below.

If you are among the knowledgeable and brave, apply the fix and tell us your results. It doesn’t seem to be risky, but remember that this was not intended for the Note 5, and that it doesn’t seem to entirely fix the problem.

Source: XDA

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