How to check RAM usage in android Oreo 8

Here’s how to check RAM usage in android Oreo 8.1, 8.0 and upcoming android P 9.0 devices including Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. We already discussed about memory usage by apps in Oreo devices. You can see RAM usage by apps, android system and free RAM in Oreo under developer options. Make sure enable android 8 developer options to see app RAM usage data.

Different android device has slightly different settings to see memory usage and RAM usage monitor. If you found some of the apps usage more RAM, you’ll stop app in your Oreo device. But remember stopping app may cause the app to fail or you may lose some of your current work also. Follow below given step by step process to check RAM usage in android Oreo 8.1 device.

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How to check RAM usage in android Oreo 8.1 and 8.0

To check Android Oreo ram usage in 8.0 and 8.1, enable developer mode using below given settings in your device.

Step 1: Swipe down notification panel and tap settings in your Oreo phone


Step 2: Tap system

Step 3: Tap about phone

Step 4: Scroll down at the end of page and tap on Build number 7 times or tap Build number until see this message on screen: You are now a developer!

To see developer options go to Settings > system > Developer options

In android Oreo developer mode, you can see several helpful settings such as USB debugging, OEM unlocking, system UI demo mode, debug app, Logger buffer size, Bluetooth audio codec, Windows animation scale, Transition animation scale, background process limit, Profile GPU rendering and more. Let see how to see android Oreo RAM usage data.

Android RAM usage monitor in Oreo 8.1 & 8.0

Step 1: Go to settings in your android Oreo and upcoming android P 9.0 devices

Step 2: Tap System

Step 3: Tap Developer options

Running services in android Oreo phone

Step 4: Scroll down and tap Running services

Here you can view and control currently running services and RAM usage by system, apps and free available RAM.

How to check RAM usage in android Oreo 8.1

Step 6: Tap any app if you want to stop usage RAM

View running app in android Oreo device

Step 7: Tap Stop

It’s quite easy to check app usage RAM in android Oreo and upcoming android P 9.0 devices including Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. Also show cached processes in Oreo using below given settings.

How to show cached processes in android Oreo 8.0 & 8.1

Show cached processes in android Oreo

Settings > System > Developer options > Running services > Three vertical dots (Menu) at upper right corner > Show cached processes

And that’s it. Do you still have question about check RAM usage in android Oreo 8.1 and 8.0? If you have any question, tell us below comment. We’ll respond as soon as possible.

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