Symbian Nokia: Enhancing Speed and Performance

The Nokia E51 with the Symbian S60 Operating SystemWe have heard and read a lot about optimizing your computer performance and enhance speed in the process. But what about mobile phones? We, in one way or another, do sometimes are affected with lagging phone software processing.

Just like desktop computers, mobile phones do have operating systems (OS) as well. In the high-end Nokia phones, they’re running on Symbian S60. Then there’s Windows Mobile, Android, Blackberry OS and iPhone OS to name some of the other OS’s.

And just like in desktop computers, there are tricks as well to optimize your mobile phones’ performance. Smartin enumerated some tips on “How to Speed Up Nokia Phones with Symbian Mobile OS“, namely:

  • Install firmware update with care
  • Speed up Nokia phone with software
  • Remove unnecessary applications
  • Kill background running and autostart apps
  • Use default themes

Installing firmware updates is quite obvious. Oftentimes they contain patches to enhance your phone’s perfomance. In other times, they contain additional functionalities to your phone software for better mobile experience.

Removing unnecessary applications may not be applicable to everyone. In my case, I loved tinkering with so many apps available for my S60 powered phone. Some of which are useful that usually adds productivity. Yet, some are crap, which eventually needs cleaning up.

I was never fond of stylized themes available for use or download with my phone. I don’t like customizing the looks of my phone (or even my desktop/laptop for that matter). Some call it boring, but I call it simple. Now this tip is one more reason not to mess with the default theme of my Nokia E51.

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