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What does low memory mean?

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Janefromdc Calculating status...
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Apr 7, 2012 11:10 PM

I have a low memory message after the app I'm using crashes. What does this mean and how can it be corrected.

iPad 2, iOS 5.0.1
  • Encrypted11 Level 2 Level 2 (350 points)
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    Apr 7, 2012 11:32 PM (in response to Janefromdc)

    Low memory is essentially insufficient Random Access Memory, to alleviate the issue, double tap home, hold app icons till they jiggle and hit the minus sign to free up RAM.

     

    An iPad 2 has 512MB of RAM.

     

    You can download utilities like Memory Doctor Lite or Pro at $1, hit the optimise option to free up RAM in seconds if multiple attempts on quitting all apps dont free up memory. However, there are issues where the optimise button doesn't work, so test out the trial. The trial works for about 2-3 uses.

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