How To Increase Ram in Android using Swapper 2

Android is the best OS with great features. And in the last few years, there is great increase in its popularity. You can get a good Android Smartphone from Rs 5000 to 50000. You can get the same Android version at any price but there is great variation in Hardware. And there is great variation in processing speed also due to difference in Ram and processor.
But there are certain methods by which you can increase or boost your Ram. But before we go in detail, let us understand some basics.

Ram: What is Ram

Ram stands for Random Access Memory, it is used to temporarily store the data of CPU usage. While doing processing, CPU stores its data in the Ram for a temporary purpose and flush it away when the process gets completed. So the CPU working depends on the size of your Ram. More Ram means more processing CPU can do at the instance.

Advantage of Higher Ram and Why to increase Ram?

Higher Ram not only make your Android phone faster. It also increases its multitasking performance, you can use multiple apps simultaneously. You must have faced the problem like hanging. With higher Ram, such a problem can also be minimized.
Let us know to start our process of Increasing Ram

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Requirements Checklist

  •  Minitool Partition Wizard for SD Card Partitioning
  • Swapper2 App: Download it from Google Play
  • A High-Class Micro SD Card (Class 6 or 10)
  • Sd card Adapter
  • Card Reader (Don’t use USB Mount)
  • ADB Shell or Terminal Emulator (to check if swap is activated)
  • You must have BusyBox installed

How to increase Ram in android using Swapper2

Step 1: Creating a Swap Partition

You must have Minitool Partition Wizard installed in your Pc.

  • Now connect your SD card to your PC using Card Reader ( Preferably use the Inbuilt one) .
  • Run MiniTool Partition Wizard and Look for SD Card
  • First Delete Partition by Right Click Option
  • Click On Apply to Delete Partition
  • Now-Again create Partition By Right Click Option

Partition Rules
Partition 1:
Label: Android-SD
Create as: Primary
File System: Fat32
Partition size: Any

Partition 2:
Label: Android-EXT3
Create as: Primary
File System: EXT3
Partition size: MIN: 256 MB MAX: 1024MB (1GB)

Partition 3:
Label: Leave Blank
Create as: Primary
File System: Linux Swap
Partition size: MIN: 32MB MAX: 1024MB(1GB) RECOMMENDED: 256MB

Now click on Apply to create Partition.

Step 2: Using Swap File

First Download and Install Swapper 2 from Google Play.

Run Swapper 2 and Navigate to Menu>> Settings.

 Swapper Preferences Settings

For kernels that don’t have swap partition support

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Put Check On: Run Swapper at Startup
Swap Place: sd card/swapfile.swp (or you can place it in any folder you like)

  • Swap size: MIN: 10 MB MAX: 256MB RECOMMENDED: 32MB (choose any)
  • Swapiness: RECOMMENDED: 10MB SYSTEM DEFAULT: 60MB MAX: 100MB (choose any)
  • Safe unmount: check
  • Safe remount:  check
For Kernels that supports swap partition only

Swap partition: Check
Swap partition: /dev/block/mmcblk1p2

After setting preferences, Go back and tap “ON” to turn on the swap. Reboot device afterward