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How often do you restart your phone?

How often do you intentionally restart your phone?

  • At least once a day

    Votes: 7 14.3%
  • At least once every 3 days

    Votes: 5 10.2%
  • At least once every 5 days

    Votes: 7 14.3%
  • At least once a week

    Votes: 14 28.6%
  • At least twice a month

    Votes: 3 6.1%
  • At least once a month

    Votes: 7 14.3%
  • Never...I don't know how ;)

    Votes: 6 12.2%

  • Total voters
Mine has a bug in the last OTA meaning it reboots at random (it's even present in custom ROMs too). It normally reboots once every 2 days or something, sometimes more frequently. It's been fixed in 4.3, but I've not had time to flash a 4.3 ROM.

Because of that, I can't remember the last time I intentionally rebooted. It's fairly infrequently though.
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Only when I'm tinkering with things.

Modern devices shouldn't need to be rebooted every x hours/days

Absolutely agree. Even Windows doesn't need rebooting often these days, Linux (including stock Android) even less so.

Of course if people flash dodgy ROMs then all bets are off... :)
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When I rooted my phone, I had to restart it weekly as the performance degrades over the course of a week. Before I rooted it and after I unrooted it, I only reboot once a month. Normally, if I noticed something is not behaving properly, that is one of the things I do. More often than not, it was some other issue.

This past month, I had to reboot a few times due to the new 4.3 update on my SGS3. I had a few issues and was trying to reboot it to fix them. It turned out I just had to reinstall some apps and that's it. It has been a few weeks since I've rebooted my phone now.
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