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devnullius:
Based on: http://scforum.info/index.php/topic,8244.msg20983.html#msg20983

Devnullius's Favourites (in no particular order):

- ES Task Manager (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.estrongs.android.taskmanager)
Remarks: Suggest:Enable means: 'Is a System Tool' and Suggest:Disable means: 'Is not a System Tool'
- System Tuner (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=ccc71.pmw&hl=en)
All round a VERY nice all-round android tuner.
- App Ops Starter (many alternatives)
'App Ops' is the Android 4.3's and 4.4 Hidden App Permission Manager. This is a new Android feature for startup management - with a twist. Instead of listing your programs and setting permission flags on or off, this tool shows the last programs that "did" something. There you can chose to remove those permissions.

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Also Good:

- Gemini App Manager (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.seasmind.android.gmappmgr)

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Works nice, but I encountered crashes at some point...:

- Startup Manager (Full) 4.1
I have warez version that started to crash somewhere going to app number 400 to 600. I liked this one very much.
And while I write this, I found out it started working again! Strange bug, I did disable a few more startup programs, but... That shouldn't interfere with this programs functioning! At the moment I have even less free RAM than usual (avast bug: after scanning new apps... :s)
- ROM Toolbox Pro (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.jrummy.liberty.toolboxpro)
I have warez version 5.9.5. This is a special and sad story. It is my FAVOURITE startup tool (it shows current running processes and gives detailed management over startup flags per app). BUT...
See: "Max amount of possible installed android apps?" http://scforum.info/index.php/topic,8119.msg21855.html#msg21855 . In short: Rom Toolbox cannot handle more than 600+ installed apps. Then, the list will crash when displaying all your apps. Also remember there is a bug on android 4.2.1 (Samsung i9300), where even the system list of your installed apps would crash... See: http://scforum.info/index.php/topic,8119.msg21101.html#msg21101

That's about it - but I'm still open to suggestions :)

... Karma!


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Samker:
What about "Android Assistant": https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.advancedprocessmanager

?

devnullius:

--- Quote from: Samker on 09. December 2013., 19:39:57 ---What about "Android Assistant": https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.advancedprocessmanager

?

--- End quote ---

:) I had seen it before, but it's not a startup manager. Only an after-the-fact task killer... not the same! ;p

Karma!

devnullius

Pez:
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One other thing devnullius:
The Pink collared text is very difficult to read.  ;)
All most like the white you did not use. ;D

devnullius:

--- Quote from: Pez on 10. December 2013., 09:06:53 ---Have you checked up this McAfee Security Innovations McAfee Mobile Security?

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.mcafee.mmi&hl=en

--- End quote ---

I'm still rebuilding - there were a few handy McAfee apps (I remember a dial tool* to protect against dialer hijacking and more).

So while I do not like McAFee on Windows, I'm starting to dislike Avast on Android... Maybe I should go McAFee all the way on Droid? We'll see... :>

Thanx for the tip, added! (But I'm not sure what it has to do with startup management...;p)

devnullius


* http://scforum.info/index.php/topic,8509.msg21891.html#msg21891

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