How to increase RAM in HTC One X

One of the most common problem associated with Smartphone users is the low memory. If you are one of those who are frustrated from the restricted RAM of your HTC One X. Then you are completely at the right article. Here we are going teach you how to increase RAM in HTC One X. Just follow the simple steps given below:

Android Smartphone are an excellent way to take all your private and important files, images, data, and all other imperative data with you. Thus we can declare that it is one of the finest gadgets in our pocket which has plenty of information regarding you. But the only problem with our HTC One X is that it has got a RAM of just 1 GB. Since we have Android OS benefits in our hand, therefore, we can remove this shortage of RAM in HTC One X.

HTC One X is featured with 1.5 GHz Nvidia Tegra 3 Processor, an Internal Memory of 16/32 GB, and a RAM of just 1 GB. Like the previous HTC’s Android devices, it has also created a large user base or the fan base. With an affordable price range, they also have provided some really good features with an elegant design and stunning look.

How to increase RAM in HTC One X
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So in this tutorial we will be showing you how to increase the RAM of your HTC One X. Just follow the simple steps given below:

Disclaimer:

This tutorial will definitely work when using HTC One X. While working of it on others is not yet confirmed. On applying this installation to another model or device may give an unwanted result. While applying this update we will not be responsible if anything occurs to your device, so continue at your own risk.

Prerequisite:

  • Disable all security programs like firewall & antivirus on android device as well as on your PC
  • Your device’s Battery should be fully charged or must be at least 80%
  • Take all the necessary backups of all possible things like: SMS, videos, Images, Bookmarks, MMS settings, songs, Contacts etc
  • You have to install USB drivers of your android device
  • Before applying this procedure your phone must be rooted earlier
  • You must have a custom recovery image of your device before starting this procedure and to do so you can download and install ClockworkMod recovery on the device
  • If you are not able to download that , then you have to unlock bootloader of your Smartphone
  • Use a good conditioned USB port for connection between device & system with supplied USB cable of your device.
  • Enable USB debugging mode. To do so follows this. Go to Settings >> Applications >> Development >> Check this option ‘Enable USB Debugging’
  • You must install the latest version of both Java SDK as well as Android SDK on the PC.

Steps for Increasing RAM on HTC One X:

Step 1
Firstly, switch off your phone to enter into the Recovery Mode. For this just press the Down Volume & Home button simultaneously, and while pressing these buttons press down your Power button at the same time.
Step 2
Since you are now in the Recovery Mode, select the “Wipe Data/Factory Reset” option to wipe off all of the data and after doing it, select “Wipe Cache Partition” option for wiping off all the caches from your phone memory.
Step 3
Now, move into the “Advanced” settings and there select the “Wipe Dalvik Cache” option to wipe out “Dalvik Cache” too from your Android Smartphone.
Step 4
Now get yourself back to the main menu by pressing back button and then reboot your Android phone.
Step 5
Now, download MiniTool Partition Wizard app to your computer and then install it. You may download it by just clicking it here: MiniTool Partition Wizard.
Step 6
From your Android device disconnect & remove the memory card and insert it in your Computer using a card reader. You must not use the USB cable, since this app may not work properly through USBs.
Step 7
Now run the above downloaded app on your computer.
Step 8
Next, click on the SD card and there do the right click on the “Option” icon. Then select the “Delete” option for a complete deletion of data on your SD card.
Step 9
Now again do the right click on the “Option” icon. Then select the “Create New” option.
Step 10
Next, choose the file type as “FAT32” and there allocate the space with such an amount that you believe you’ll be utilizing.
Step 11
Now, again apply the same procedure as above and choose “Create as: Primary” and then change it to the Ext2, Ext3, or Ext4 file system (but we’ll recommend you to use Ext2), so to create a new partition (external).  This space will be utilized for storing downloaded apps.

Step 12
Finally, select the “Apply” option to finish it. After this you may insert your SD card into your HTC One X.
Step 13
Now, download Swapper2 app to your computer and then install it. You may download it by just clicking it here: Swapper2.
Step 14
Next, run the above downloaded app on your computer.

Step 15
Now, allocate the Swap size as shown below:
Minimum Size: 10MB
Maximum Size: 256MB
But the recommended size is 32MB (you may choose whatever you want)
Step 16
Now, allocate the Swapiness as shown below:
Maximum: 100MB
Default System: 60MB
But the recommended is 10MB (you may choose whatever you want)
Step 17
Now, select the “Safe Unmount” and “Safe Remount” options.
Step 18
Finally, turn on the Swap by clicking the “ON” option.

Step 19
After the completion of this process, you should select the “reboot system now” option to restart your HTC One X, and then reboot it in the Normal Mode.
Finished!

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