Fix Android 5.0 Lollipop's Memory Leak for Improved Performance [How-To]

How to Fix the “Color Fade” Bug on Android 5.0/5.0.1
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In this tutorial, I’ll be showing you how to fix Android 5.0’s most notorious bug—a memory leak caused by the new screen-off animation. This only applies to devices running stock Android like the Moto X, Nexus 5, or Google Play Edition phones.

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  1. Hello. I have an old Note 3 that has a memory leak but I don't think it's the common one because the memory leak is with apps. I can't update and when I uninstall a bunch of apps to free up memory it still won't let me add any apps it says Memory full. I even uninstalled a little over two gigs worth and then when I went to install the updates it said not enough memory. Now this phone is not activated and I'm not sure how that would work and it's not rooted. I'm hoping there's a fix that doesn't require activation and rooting.

  2. actually samsung gs6 has this issue and i been trying to fix it since day one and 5.1 update didnt fix it

  3. Someone just linked me to this video, thanks for the nice review @GadgetHacks 🙂

  4. Can you please do an updated video on how to tether w/o getting tracked by carriers on android 5.1 nexus 6

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