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How To Increase RAM of Android Phone/Device Using SD /Memory Card

Today, I am going to make you realize how easily you can increase your android cell phone RAM using SD card.  A lot of you people must be vexed with your old android mobile phones, having a small screen, outdated version of androids like CupCake, Donut, Ginger Bread and HoneyComb, very low RAM and Internal Memory, slow processor speed and various other problems. You might have been on top when these phones were released into the market, but Android phones are being updated every day with new and better features. To move along with the trending era of cell phones, you have to buy a new one!
Want to play a high-end graphics game in your old android phone? Your phone crashes when you try to work on various apps at the same time? The major feature of your phone which constitute these problems is the RAM. Now, if you are able to extend your RAM you can be capable of performing all those tasks.

This is my simple solution for your MAJOR problem! So, read this carefully and you can increase your phone RAM.

Methods To Increase RAM of Android Device

Basically, there are two methods to boost or increase your phone RAM in Android phone. The first method uses an application, available for free and premium pack, in the Google play store or Android market. Download them and extend your RAM easily. The second method is done manually to increase RAM in Android phone.
Read: How to Root your Android phone without PC



Roehsoft RAM Expander is a wonderful application where you can create partitions in your SD card or Memory card and convert and use it as your RAM. Your SD card will now act as a Virtual RAM for your Android phone.
Click here to Download the app
Click here to Download Free Version (Similar to Roehsoft RAM Expander)

Free SD card memory as a RAM use (SWAP RAM / SWAP MEMORY)

  • Swapfile RAM expansion up to 4.0 GB (file system limit)
  • There is No limit on the SWAP partition.
  • The usual performance degradation when paged not occur with sd card from class-8
  • Widget for PNP swap (swap on/off swap)
  • Detailed Memory Information & Analysis
  • Autorun
  • Swappiness kernel parameter set
  • Easy foolproof use
  • Supporting Tung all Android devices (root access and Kernelswap support)

Using RAM Expander to increase Android phone RAM

  • Check for the compatibility of the app with your Android device before downloading it. You can use a testing app, MemoryInfo & Swapfile Check, to check it before buying the app.
  • Install the App on your Android phone.
  • Create Swap file by clicking Swap Active and Enable it.
  • Click Active Swap.

There you go! You have successfully increase RAM for your Android cell phone.

Read: How to Unroot your Android Phone


Requirements to increase ram in Android Smart Phone

  • SD Card of Class 4 or Higher.
  • Rooted Android Smart Phone or tablet.
  • Windows Pc
  • SD Card Reader

To know more about Rooting and how to root using application Click Here!

STEP 1: Check If Your Android Phone Supports Swapping

As mentioned above, you have to check for swapping functionality. This can be done by using the MemoryInfo & Swapfile Check.

STEP 2: Partition your SD Card or Memory Card

  • Download the mini tool partition wizard from the link: Mini tool partition wizard
  • Insert the SD card you want to make partition into your PC.
  • Open Mini tool partition and format the inserted SD card.
  • Now Make partition by right-clicking on your SD card. Select the partition as primary and file system as FAT32 for the card more than 4GB.
  • Leave about 1 GB memory for next partition.
  • Then select done and again click on make partition option select primary partition but change the file system to EXT2, EXT3 or EXT4.
  • Click on apply changes and your partition is completed.

STEP 3: Link to your Rooted Android Device.

  • Download Link2SD from the google play store. Click here!
  • Launch the app and give root permission. Choose the “.ext” partition.
  • Start linking them.

STEP 4: Increase RAM for your Android Device

  • For this, you need to Download Swapper for Root.
  • Launch the app and select the amount of RAM you want to increase.
  • This will create a .swp file and it will increase the RAm of your Android Device.

And that’s it! You are done. Check your phone and you will find an increase in RAM by the amount you selected.
Congrats! You have successfully increased RAM of your Android device using SD card.


Read: How To Create Android Apps Without Coding for free


TechiWorm is not responsible for any miss use or unsuccessful outcome using the above procedure to Increase RAM of Android. Under expert guidance, the methods have been tested and worked for us which may not work for you. The article is purely for educational purpose.

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