Advanced Task Killer APK

Version 2.0.3B203 - com.rechild.advancedtaskkiller
Last updated: Mon, 09 Dec 2019 19:41:16 UTC

APP Information

Download Version 2.0.3B203 (10203)
Apk Size135.32 KB
App DeveloperReChild
Malware CheckTRUSTED
Install on Android1.6 and up
App Packagecom.rechild.advancedtaskkiller.apk

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App Description

Advanced Task Killer is rechild,advancedtaskkiller,productivity,advanced,task,killer, content rating is Everyone (PEGI-3). This app is rated 3.89 by 19 users who are using this app. To know more about the company/developer, visit ReChild website who developed it. com.rechild.advancedtaskkiller.apk apps can be downloaded and installed on Android 1.6 and higher Android devices. The Latest Version of 2.0.3B203 Available for download. Download the app using your favorite browser and click Install to install the application. Please note that we provide both basic and pure APK files and faster download speeds than APK Mirror. This app APK has been downloaded 1260751+ times on store. You can also download com.rechild.advancedtaskkiller APK and run it with the popular Android Emulators.

Advanced Task Killer is also known as ATK which is #1 task kill (manage) app. It is a tool to kill applications running. 

-Ignore List

-One tap widget

-Auto kill

-Customize item height

ATK is often used to kill app and clean memory. We do suggest people use ATK manually kill apps instead of auto killing app.

1. How to use it (for new users to quick start)?

ATK is pretty simple. Open this tool and take a look at the running applications list? Uncheck some apps you don't want to kill (such as Advanced Task Killer and some system apps) Tap the button 'Kill selected apps', it will kill all applications checked.


2. How to use it (for new users to do more)?

If you don't want to kill any app, you can tap it on the running applications list. Then it's checking box will turn to gray.


3. Why there are app running that I haven't used or even opened?

Some app will start up once you turn on your phone or be invoked by some events.


4. What is ignore listignore?

Ignore list is for you to ignore some app you don't want to kill. If you long press on the app listed on the main screen of ATK, the menu will pop up, then you can select 'Ignore', the application would be moved to ignore list. When you tap 'Kill selected apps', it won't be killed any more.


5. What is default action for long press?

You can set your default action for long press and click on the settings. The system default action for long press is pop-menu. That means you when you long press on the application (displays on the running applications list), a pop-menu would shows up. For example, if you want to switch to the application after you long press on it, you can set the default action of long press to 'Switch to'.


6. Why I lost my network connection after I tap 'kill selected apps'?

 This is because some apps related with network connection are killed, such as 'voicemail'. You can ignore it instead of killing it.


7. Why my Home reloaded?

This is because some apps related with Home are killed. Such as 'HTC Sense', 'Mail'(if it is integrated with Home). You can ignore it instead of killing it.


8. Why I cannot receive notification of Email?

This is because you killed 'Email'. Instead of killing it, you need to ignore it.


9. What is Auto Kill?

If you want to kill apps automatically you need to choose one of auto-kill level

- Safe: Only kill the apps aren't running but still consume memory.

- Aggressive: Kill the apps running background and apps aren't running.

- Crazy: All apps except for apps you are using with.

You should be able to see Auto Kill information shows on the title, like 'Auto-Kill: 12:20'. That means auto kill will start at 12:20, you can also change the frequency to impact the auto kill start time. 

App killer is only a tool to kill apps and task. It won't help your battery directly. But if you kill any app which consumes battery a lot, you might think app killer is helping your battery.

Advanced Task Killer Pro is paid version which doesn't contain ads.

Note: For android 2.2 and later version, task manager cannot kill services and front apps, you have to force stop them. If you use task manager to kill them, services might restart; also notification won't be erased from the top bar. So we don't suggest people use task manager kill them.

KW: taskiller taskkiller task killer taskmanager manager panel taskpanel process app killer, task killer pro 

App ChangeLog

  • All issues can be fixed. Also we'll make a new UI soon.
    Fix black screen issue
    change 'congratulations!'
    Quick fix FC issue

App Screens

Advanced Task Killer App Screen 1Advanced Task Killer App Screen 2


requires following permissions on your android device.

view network connections
Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.

full network access
Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.

close other apps
Allows the app to end background processes of other apps. This may cause other apps to stop running.

run at startup
Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.

close other apps
Allows the app to end background processes of other apps. This may cause other apps to stop running.

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Google Play Reviews

  1. J.C.-avatar



    I've been using this app for yrs. I LUV IT ! My phone recently had a system update. All of a sudden this app wasn't working. OMG ! I had to download 3 apps to equal what this 1 does. Those apps combined used 200 MB of my space ! Holy cow ! I'm so excited that after 1 wk w/o this app, it's found compatible once again w/ system updates on my NOTE 5. THX team ! ♥ I highly recommend this over any similar app.

  2. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    This application does exactly what it is designed and suppose to do. Such a shame that those that complain here in the comments are too stupid to read the product description for Advanced Task Killer. It plainly states that for Android 2.2 and above, this version of Advanced Task Killer does not automatically kill front loaded applications and that you have to manually kill those applications on your device. Hey ReChild, please develope Advanced Task Killer to 100% kill front loaded applications!

  3. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    I've used it for years on my EVO 4G, my Galaxy S3, S5 and it used to work on my S7, until Sprint did OTA update to Nougat 7.0. Quit working after the 7.0 update. Won't show the list of open apps now, crashes if you click "kill jobs". Sad. But Nougat does better job now of detecting jobs eating up battery power.

  4. Amara MacLeod-avatar

    Amara MacLeod


    Farewell Advanced task killer. I've been waiting since September update and still no fix for MotoX Pure. I've sent support multiple crash reports without reply. It was nice while it worked, but now it shows no apps and crashes EVERYTIME it's used. Hope I can find a worthy replacement.

  5. Collin Cook-avatar

    Collin Cook


    Have used this app for years. Unfortunately, it crashes every time I attempt to use it after my latest system update on December 6, 2016. It's been a month now and no fix. This app is now completely useless to me. I'm not the only one with this problem. Do not download if you are running the latest version of Android.

  6. Mike Henry-avatar

    Mike Henry


    The app has stopped working since my Galaxy Tab S2 was upgraded to Android 7.0. I hope a patch is in the works. Updated 6/10/17 - still no patch. Other reviews indicate this problem has been ongoing for months. I will leave it installed for now, hoping for an update, but I am downgrading my review to one star until it is fixed. Updated 7/4/17 - still no fix. Y'all need to get your act together.

  7. Amanda Sedivy-avatar

    Amanda Sedivy


    This used to be one of the first apps I made sure I installed on any new phone. It did its job, and did it well. Ever since a system update, however, it doesn't show any running tasks at all, let alone kill them. And judging by the length of time since the last update and the developer's lack of response, this app is just no longer being developed. Too bad; nothing else compares.

  8. Kelsey Josephson-avatar

    Kelsey Josephson


    Since the latest Android update, this app no longer works on my Samsung Note 5. I have submitted bug reports with no response from the app's creators. I am very disappointed as up until now, this was my go-to app for maintaining my phone. Now it crashes every time I try to use it.

  9. Tina K-avatar

    Tina K


    I USE TO LOVE THIS APP!! until my s6 updated and it no longer works at all, just keeps crashing. I've sent several "reports" and I've tried to uninstall and re-install but no luck. Plz fix this so I can get my app back!

  10. Steven KBK Vapes-avatar

    Steven KBK Vapes


    Dont get me wrong, I love this app, in fact its the BEST, most straight forward task killer ive came across. This app deserves five stars... If not for one thing: THE TASK KILL WIDGET KEEPS DISSAPEARING! And I don't just mean from my home screen but it actually disappears from my widget list! I love that widget and have to have it. If you guys fix it I will give a shining 5 star review, if it doesn't get fixed I'm going to have to lower my rating even more and uninstall. I hope 2 hear back from you guys :)

  11. Stephanie Jones-avatar

    Stephanie Jones


    This app doesn't work since my phone updated yesterday and no fixes very disappointed in this app. I have used it for a long time and this is the first time I had trouble with it. Please fix it :(. I am so disappointed in this app. Can someone tell when there will be an update?

  12. N K-avatar

    N K


    This was a great app until the latest update. Since then, however, it gives me no opportunity to actually kill tasks; this is pretty much a pre-requisite of a task killer. All I can view is the amount of space available, there is no list of what's actually running. I've tried adjusting settings, to no avail, so I'm afraid it's goodbye, non task killing task killer.

  13. alex genetski-avatar

    alex genetski


    This app used to be a God send, now it is deleted and i suggest you all do the same, this app crashes every time i open it. As well, the widget doesnt function either. Have had two galaxy s 6's since this started to occur.

  14. Tiffany Steiger-avatar

    Tiffany Steiger


    I have gotten the new galaxy s8 shortly after it was released and since then, the app has not worked for me. My normal list of apps to "boost kill" is gone and the "boost kill" button is dimmed. When I press it, the app closes and gives me an error message saying it has stopped. Used to love the app but can't figure out how to get it to work...

  15. shelly morsicato-avatar

    shelly morsicato


    This was a fantastic app until the latest update. It worked perfect on my phone it did what it supposed to do my battery last longer and now the only thing it does when you click on it is crash. No more use for this app anymore so I had to uninstall. Please get this fixed and let all Android users know you fixed it so we can download it again. Can't wait to hear from you thank you.

  16. TINA BURGESS-avatar



    This was the BEST task killer UNTIL I updated my phone. The update was Android 7.0. The app will open, but once I hit KILL, I get an error msg & then it shuts down. I icon just stays up on my notifications now. Now my phone STAYS hot. This is ridiculous. #NotHappy #FixItPlease

  17. Heather Feather-avatar

    Heather Feather


    When a phone gets old, it slows down. It just can't keep up with today's apps. Unless you use a task killer and sometimes even those are too heavy. Not this one. It works perfectly for me and my brother who can't afford the latest and greatest smartphones.

  18. nick 1208-avatar

    nick 1208


    It used to work great and help my battery. But since i have upgraded to nuaget 7.0 android software. I can,t get it to open and shut down my apps. Everytime i ooen the app it freezes for about 5 secobds and theb says the app task killer has crashed. Everytime. Needs fixing otherwise im deleting it

  19. Ellie Pelham-avatar

    Ellie Pelham


    This used to help my phone run way smoother, but it stopped working entirely after I had to update my phone. I hope to be able to change over to a 5 star review as soon as an update for the app comes out! As of right now, it can't do anything.

  20. Cindy Webb-avatar

    Cindy Webb


    Everything was fine until my system update on my s7 last night. When I open it now, it doesn't show a list of apps running anymore. It has available memory in a white bar at top, and the boost/kill bar is gray and can't be pressed with nothing below it. I've been using my phone so I know things are running.

  21. Adrian Rodriguez-avatar

    Adrian Rodriguez


    Downloaded the app as soon as I got my Samsung Galaxy S8+ and has not worked at all. The app itself and the widget both do not kill any tasks. Have always used this app with previous Android devices; would love to have a working version for the Galaxy S8+. Please fix it asap.

  22. R G O 2-avatar

    R G O 2


    This was recommended to me to try. It's okay, but many apps I know to be on my SGS5 were not on the list even after setting the security lower. Going to mess with it a bit more. If still just mediocre it will be deleted.

  23. Rafiki Squashbanana-avatar

    Rafiki Squashbanana


    Do the developers really ignore all their customers on here? Leave the app not working after official OS update for MONTHS? The app itself deserves 5 stars for sure, but that's no way for developers to treat their customers and leave them in the dark about this app's future. I won't even have this ghost app taking up space on my phone like this.

  24. Kitty Mayhall-avatar

    Kitty Mayhall


    The app will not load since it's was last updated. It doesn't show any apps and when I try to click any part of it, it either force claws with a message or closes and asks me to send feedback that I never get a response to. I used to love and recommend this app.

  25. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    I uninstalled it looking to save some space. The phone slowed down to a halt. Didnt realize how much it helped. Wont be making that mistake again! Doesnt seem to work for Samsung S6.

  26. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    This kills apps just fine, but I feel like it's gotten slower in the past few updates. The widget used to kill apps almost instantly, but now it takes 5+ seconds before it tells me how much memory it freed.

  27. scubadiver hamster-avatar

    scubadiver hamster


    Have just had update to Nougat and this app on htc10 no longer works. When will update be available to fix this? Updated 13 April this app still not working. Disappointed that no replies have been received about the issues despite sending log files and comments. Is this app still being developed or is it end of life? June 2017 App still not working, still no response or updates. Is it time to find something else? Any suggestions??

  28. Beth Gallagher-avatar

    Beth Gallagher


    This used to be the best app and I recommended to so many Android users. But, it doesn't appear to be compatible with the newest version of Android. When I open it there is nothing to "kill". Previously I used the widget all the time. Now it says "0 apps killed". Disappointed but hoping for an update soon

  29. Patrick Harris-avatar

    Patrick Harris


    Has been my go to app for battery management for several phones over many years, but just doesn't work anymore. Always shows zero apps killed and crashes when I open it.

  30. shawn ehm-avatar

    shawn ehm


    To the ppl who say it doesn't work because when you open it back up some of the apps you killed are still running. That has nothing to do with this app. It kills the apps it's supposed to but Android restarts some of them for many reasons, none of them being the fault of this app. This app is for killing apps that have crashed or are misbehaving. If you want more memory on your device, buy a better one! Absolutely NO software ever will substitute for hardware (in this case RAM).

  31. Jessica Davis-avatar

    Jessica Davis


    I have used this app since I was first recommended it with the very first Droid. Used it since. Worked wonders. Since the update on my Samsung Galaxy s7 edge it just does not work. Crashes every time I open it. I have tried deleting & reinstalling. Very disappointed. 😔

  32. Jason Byers-avatar

    Jason Byers


    2 Stars: Been using this app/widget for years. Would give 5 stars and continue to use, but after an update to Android 7.0, app/widget seem to no longer function (Galaxy S7). Very disappointing.

  33. L. Zachariah Hess-avatar

    L. Zachariah Hess


    5 stars, 50 stars, 500 stars!!! App literally resurrected my phone which I was about to trash due multiple restarts and freezes daily sometimes hourly, now runs smoothly with only an occasional lag. Phone had not restarts since installing app and using auto kill at screen off.

  34. Richard Laughton-avatar

    Richard Laughton


    It's almost a month since my last review and this is still not working, since last Android update. Disappointing. Was such a good app before. How long do we all have to wait?

  35. Sandra Cavanaugh-avatar

    Sandra Cavanaugh


    Can't add something. CAUSE is spelled incorrectly. Doesn't really tell you this app will do exactly. It doesn't really tell you what is does and if you click on anything I'm not sure what impact it has on my apps.

  36. Father Ted2-avatar

    Father Ted2


    Isn't this just a fancy version of task manager? Night its a little better than task manger. And i haven't read the instructions. Would be nice if they were read to me, id give it five stars for sure. 4****

  37. Renee Quintana-avatar

    Renee Quintana


    Really easy. Saves battery. But one thing is does it still work if I kill it(this app)? I don't know but still good. Oh and works great for my old tablet, so ya

  38. Frank Sidor-avatar

    Frank Sidor


    Used to be a greatttt app! But since I got a Galaxy S6 it stopped working... I was using it on a Note 5 fine. Opens fine but doesn't show any apps and crashed when you click kill. Fix for stars

  39. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    Ive been using this since anfroid first came out on the G1, with the most recent android update the app no longer works. I hope an update is released to make this app work again

  40. M J-avatar

    M J


    I've used this app for years on many different phones. It stopped working after the last system update on my note 5, and still not working. Extremely Disappointing, please fix whatever is going on.

  41. Aaron Lew.-avatar

    Aaron Lew.


    4 stars only because I liked the bigger size of the widget that y'all claimed was a bug/glitch in the last update... it made it standout unique and y'all just up and shrunk it back down again... was very tempted to rate 3 stars but I'll stick with 4.

  42. Patrick Bissett-avatar

    Patrick Bissett


    After last android update, it stopped working it doesn't kill anything except my time asking them over and over to fix it. It used to be a good application. Now it's worthless

  43. Esteban-avatar



    Recently updated to Nougat on my G5 and now the app will open but once I hit the kill button in gives me an error message and crashes. I've had this app since I got my original Droid and love it, please fix!!

  44. Ryan McCoy-avatar

    Ryan McCoy


    It used to work perfectly on my Samsung Galaxy J7 and Tab A, that is until Android 7. It was good while it lasted. I even waited about 6 months to see if an update would get it working again. Unfortunately, it hasn't.

  45. Pam Reddin-avatar

    Pam Reddin


    I've been using this app for the last couple if years and it's saved me so much battery power. I'm still having problems on my S7 Edge wiyh the app not working after the last android update

  46. R Brown-avatar

    R Brown


    Having the same issue as a couple of other people. Worked great before, but I got an update yesterday and now it just crashes. Will give it a bit more time to see if there's a fix. If not, I'll have to uninstall it.

  47. jr gjr-avatar

    jr gjr


    Advanced Task Killer worked fine up until the latest Android updated (Android 7). After update, it will not allow the killing of tasks. There is an incompatibility with ATM and Android 7. Can you please look into this? I have uninstalled until fix is released.

  48. jpcreate33-avatar



    Galaxy S8+ I've used this app 4 yrs. Sadly it does nothing but crash every time I try 2 use it. Will gladly give 5 stars when it starts working again.

  49. Regina Kaiser-avatar

    Regina Kaiser


    This used to be a great app. For some reason, now, whenever I open the app it just appears as a blank black screen then after a few seconds it states the app crashed. It's like this every single time! Please fix asap!!!

  50. Bon Voyage-avatar

    Bon Voyage


    Has more functionality than most uninstalling apps but falls short, though and may prove a liability ultimately.

  51. Heather C-avatar

    Heather C


    This app was essential, but it no longer works with Android 7. All the settings are there, and you can change the aggressiveness as much as you like. But clicking boost crashes the app, and doesn't solve memory hogging programs that slow my phone. Looking for another alternative.

  52. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    Like many others have said I used to love this app and have used it since my first smart phone. Now with the latest Android update the app no longer works. I have used the in app reporting service and have sent emails with no responses to either. It's been several months now. Unfortunately a great app has now become useless and useless apps don't deserve the storage space. Too bad.

  53. Svente Crabo-avatar

    Svente Crabo


    Worked fine on my older Galaxy s5. But since I changed to the LG G6 this app hasn't worked correctly at all. Wish I could give it more stars but it just doesn't work any more

  54. Christopher J. Boyd-avatar

    Christopher J. Boyd


    In the many years I've used this app, I've never had an issue; although, you keep resizing the widget and that bugs me immensely. Keep it small like it is as of August 7th, 2016. Thank you.

  55. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    Chrome never is killed, when I kill this app n reopen all apps are back as if they really aren't killed, report bug doesn't let you report, n want you to email another developer, it interferes with a few apps so I never killed those, might as well kill all manually or find a better task killer

  56. Carrie Willett-avatar

    Carrie Willett


    I really liked this app and have used it for quite a while. But, I just did a system update on my phone and now it's not working. I Uninstaller a couple of times but it still won't work. Tis a shame

  57. Linda Karen-avatar

    Linda Karen


    I've been using this app for a long time and it has performed perfectly. Unfortunately, since the 7.0 Nougat upgrade, it has completely stopped working. I rely on this app to keep my phone running smoothly. Please update ASAP! Thank you for your consideration.

  58. Ajay Beny-avatar

    Ajay Beny


    Downloaded the app , uninstalled within a minute. Clicked on the "kill" button but all the application says is Advanced Task Killer stopped working. Happened more than thrice so had to uninstall immediately

  59. Vincent Rubino-avatar

    Vincent Rubino


    My nexus 6p was updated to Android nougat and now the app no longer works. It still opens and tells you the available RAM but no longer has a list of apps using memmory and when you click "boost kill" the app crashes and closes

  60. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    June 2017: After I switched to Galaxy S8, the App no longer works. Unlike many others complaining about it, mine doesn't crush, but it just doesn't have any apps listed nor the kill button available when opened. Still waiting for the old 3D icon too. Aug. 2016 Update still doesn't give option to use the original 3D looking icon. The April 30, 2016 Update changed the icon. Can I roll back to the older icon that was 3D looking and cuter? It was one if my favorite app icons, but now it is an unattractive looking one. I don't like the new flat 2D icon. Also, not the fan of the new "Boost" button designation.

  61. Simon P-avatar

    Simon P


    Used to be a great app. But just doesnt work with latest versions of Android! Update..still useless with latest Android. Worse than that, despite so many negative reviews now, from previously happy users, still no response from the developers or any sign of an answer!

  62. Lorey Lyons-avatar

    Lorey Lyons


    I used to love this app, but now it won't work at all. For the past couple of months every time I try to open it, it freezes and then forces closes. I tried to wait for a fix. Very disappointed.

  63. BIG-E V.-avatar

    BIG-E V.


    😠➡NOUGAT Android Update 💥🔫Killed The Killer➡🤕! Was In A Coma, But Never Responded To The Reviews And Goodnight!! To The Pearly Gates Now⛪!!🕯R.I.P➡😇!

  64. Laura Willett-avatar

    Laura Willett


    It opens showing me only the available memory, but no list of apps. Lets me open the settings for the app, and even put a notification on my task bar, but no list of running apps. Tapping the button to kill apps actually force closes the app. Opening it again and still no list of apps shown. I'd be willing to pay the $4.99 for the paid version, even though this amount is really expensive for this type of app. But if it works as well as the free version does, it would be a horrible waste of money.

  65. Paul Walker-avatar

    Paul Walker


    I've had this installed on all my android phones. Upgraded to nougat. This app no longer works. Shame, now being uninstalled

  66. Paul McD-avatar

    Paul McD


    First impressions really good. The app itself shows up in the list of running apps and when you click KILL it even closes itself lol. Also the ads are at the bottom and not invasive which is the best way. Take heed other app devs.

  67. Jeff Cosman-avatar

    Jeff Cosman


    This is my default task killer app that I use with any droid phone. Having the widget is a nice touch. All you have to do is tap it and it will kill pre-selected running apps.

  68. Rick Sievers-avatar

    Rick Sievers


    It just stopped working a couple days ago. Tried reinstalling and no difference. Have to use another till this is fixed. Let me know when you fix it.

  69. claire anderson-avatar

    claire anderson


    Used this app for years and recommended to absolutely everyone! Updated to 7.0 nugget and it doesnt work at all now! Very disappointed! Gave it 5* before but now i dont even want to give it 1*,,,, i wont uninstall just yet, i'll give it chance and wait for an update that fixes it so hopefully this happens sooner rather than later!

  70. damnDom79-avatar



    Your app quit working LAST MONTH. I've attempted to report it and contact you MULTIPLE TIMES to no avail. Do any of you work? Ever? Or only as well as this app? Lmao

  71. Ron Lingard-avatar

    Ron Lingard


    Was great until the last update. Now it does nothing but crash. I have sent in a few tickets and received no response at all. Very disappointing because this was an aersone app.

  72. Yonda Misuto-avatar

    Yonda Misuto


    Ever since I updated to nougat 7.0 this app hasnt worked. It crashes when I open the app and hit kill and when I use the widget it just says "0 apps killed". An update to fix this would be appreciated.

  73. Walt H-avatar

    Walt H


    I am using a Samsung S7 and there appears to be issues between the software and the app. No apps are listed in the window. I used this software on many older phones with no issues. Something about the new Samsung is incompatible with this app.

  74. Sana Farooq-avatar

    Sana Farooq


    Really upset to leave such a bad review, first time ever. I used this app all the time even installed it for a few other people. Has stopped working on my S6. Tried everything including uninstall /reinstall, bug reports etc. My device isn't rooted. Nothing unusual. It's been a few months now and developers not responding to others on this issue as well it seems. Pity. Was great until it stopped loading.

  75. Kristina Catherine-avatar

    Kristina Catherine


    I used this app for years, but just upgraded from a galaxy S5 to S7 and now this app doesn't work. It does not have an option to kill tasks, though it will list out all the applications running, as if to add insult to injury. Ugh

  76. Richard Craig-avatar

    Richard Craig


    Was surprised to finally see a rather huge update recently... I've been using this app for years and years, and it's rarely let me down.

  77. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    This app WAS AMAZING!! I have used on every phone I've had for years and years. But now, on my Note8, it doesn't work at all. Please fix asap so I can adjust my rating back up to 5 stars where it belongs. Thank you!!

  78. Mike Mitchell-avatar

    Mike Mitchell


    This app worked great on my Samsung S6 and stopped working after the most recent major software update. There has been no fix as of a week later leaving me with no choice but to uninstall it until there is an updated version.

  79. Destiny Cooper-avatar

    Destiny Cooper


    This app is completely useless and a waste of time and memory even downloading. Its never once even worked like its supposed to. It doesn't show the list of apps running oropen for you to even kill and every time I try pushing the"boost/kill" button to see if it does anything, it goes to a box that you have to choose either "open app again" or "send feedback". Definitely try downloading a different task killer instead of this one. If I would of had the choice to, I would of given it 0 stars because its definitely not even close to deserving one star at all.

  80. William Matthews-avatar

    William Matthews


    Ok, tried to use app yesterday, force close multiple times. Tried to use today, force close. Uninstalled and reinstalled today, tried to use, force close. Does this app even work anymore? I haven't used it in a while...

  81. BA M-avatar

    BA M


    I bought the Samsung Note 8 which came preloaded with Android 7.0. Unfortunately this app doesn't show any apps to kill and then crashes if I try. It was a great program for so many years. Hopefully an update comes out soon.

  82. Paul Jones-avatar

    Paul Jones


    This used to work so well. Since Android update last week on my Galaxy S6 it no longer works. I'm just presented with a blank screen ahs then it crashes. Please fix this

  83. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    Ads are abusively intrusive. Full motion & loud! I used to use this product all the time. The new ads caused me to immediately delete it.

  84. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    since the latest software update my Samsung has rendered this app totally useless, I am uninstalling. I have better use for storage space than an app that does nothing. Requests for a fix have gone unanswered. Oh well, it used to be an awesome tool.

  85. Alex B.-avatar

    Alex B.


    They pop right back up. So, it shuts down the apps, they pop right back up and it shuts them down again and they pop right back up and my battery dies because of this...therefore like, unless you long press every app and force stop it...its kinda pointless because I want the apps closed to save battery life. Cm has an app that will attempt to force stop everything when you ask it to kill apps, I'm not sure what this one does. The good thing is that you can long press the app and it will take you into settings to force stop it so it's basically a glorified short cut.

  86. Plaid King-avatar

    Plaid King


    Used to work decently enough.. currently broken in Nougat such that it crashes upon trying to kill processes... (None even show in the process list anymore)

  87. james hill-avatar

    james hill


    Worked great all the time until tje newest android update a few days ago. Now it freezes and shuts down and doesnt kill any apps. Already sent feedback. Fix this please!!!! Then it will be back to 5 stars

  88. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    I've had this app for years and it worked great but after my phone did its most recent update, the app has become worthless. It doesn't respond and continues to run until I go into my settings and shut it off. If it works again, I'll give it the 5 stars that it once deserved.

  89. M K-avatar

    M K


    Used this app for years. Very easy to use; only real complaint was that it never auto-started on boot even though I had that setting turned on, I'd have to manually open it once on each boot and then it would run fine in the background. As of yesterday or today though the app appears to have suddenly self-uninstalled; found out when I went to use it. Very disappointed. Galaxy S3.

  90. Kimberly Counts-avatar

    Kimberly Counts


    Had to get new phone. Got the Moto Z. Now it won't run. Just shows blank screen. I loved it on my gs4. But I'm disappointed that it won't run on my new phone. Any idea why...

  91. David Myers-avatar

    David Myers


    I love it. Periodic, scheduled task killing is the only thing that keeps my phone usable. Could I have an iron for killing tasks more frequently? 5, 10, or 15 minutes would be great!

  92. John Rawlins-avatar

    John Rawlins


    Was a great app once. No longer works with newer versions of Android. Used it when apps would lock up or not close. Now I have to go the app manager, find the app and do a forced shutdown. Don't need it often but the 2 tap ability to kill an app was nice.

  93. amy edwards-avatar

    amy edwards


    just updated to to the latest android os and now this app locks and crashes instantly upon opening, can you put out an update? I used it many times daily before this happened!

  94. Tony Pepper-avatar

    Tony Pepper


    Update: has anyone gotten a response back from the company I have emailed several times and no response? Loved it until the new Android update now it does not work at all please fix

  95. Linzy Dillon-avatar

    Linzy Dillon


    Guys i love your app... but since getting my Galaxy S8 ATK won't work!?! 😭 I've reinstalled a few times with no luck, it just keeps crashing.... please HELP! 🙏

  96. Chara Bean-avatar

    Chara Bean


    Gutted. Loved this app all my android life but the recent software update has rendered it useless. Same issue that others here have been reporting for months so its frustrating nothing has been done to fix it.

  97. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    When are you guys going to respond to the huge elephant in the room; the fact that your app doesn't work with Android 7.0? I'm on a Galaxy S7. Love the app, been using it since I had the Droid 1 , but I'm actually considering using something else. I don't want to but might have to. I'm guessing you're getting screwed over by some new rules or regulations but please bring it back. I'm a software engineer and I can't imagine why control of the running processes on one's smartphone would be revoked. We should be free to manage a device that we pay for the way we want to run it, especially concerning background processes. If I own a device I want to be able to know everything that's going on inside of it. What are the apps doing and why? A dev should be free to create an app that shows these things and provides tools to manage them. Thanks.

  98. John Zeller-avatar

    John Zeller


    It's good. I have a zte pro max. If you have an Android. And use this phrm. Uninstall it be for you run updates on main pH system. Then re install it. The update screws it up. Only in a fresh install does it work. Still learning it. But it does kill most of the run away app that have a mind of their own.

  99. Sean H-avatar

    Sean H


    Since the last update of my OS it has stopped working altogether. More than that, it cannot be closed, and a forced stop is required. I have reported the issue, but as yet have not seen a response, and am unable to use the app.

  100. Alycia Olsen-avatar

    Alycia Olsen


    I LOVED this app on my last two phones I had. Really disappointed it source quits and doesn't work for my new phone (pixel) hopefully they can update soon and get it working for pixel.

  101. Wasim Mehmood-avatar

    Wasim Mehmood


    When open app, no icons appear now after Android 7 update and if press Boost Kill tab, app closes n restarts

  102. Stephanie Scotton-avatar

    Stephanie Scotton


    I loved this app on my Galaxy S5, but since switching to the S7, I cannot get it to work at all. I've adjusted settings, read instructions, even copied settings as they were in my S5 (where it still works), but it just doesn't work on my S7. I'm very sad to not be able to use it anymore.

  103. Tank Janes-avatar

    Tank Janes


    I used this so on my note 3, then upgraded to the s7edge. It stopped working at that point. It doesn't even load. I tried restarting the app, deleting and redownloading and still doesn't work. Was a good app, while it was working.

  104. Al S.-avatar

    Al S.


    Since the last update it hasn't killed a single app or process. Sent feedback on a crash when I hit boost, no answer. Unusable.

  105. Tyson Potter-avatar

    Tyson Potter


    If you want an intrusive app, that constantly advertises to you, embeds spyware, and creates more problems than they claim to prevent, then this app is for you. Otherwise, uninstall immediately!

  106. ruth davey-avatar

    ruth davey


    Loved this app, would be five stars, but, like others, since my last phone update it's no longer working. It crashes every time I try and install it. Please fix it.

  107. Hoi Kay Li-avatar

    Hoi Kay Li


    I'm using an Nexus 5x with Android 7.0 and when I launch the app no processes show and when a click the Boost button, the app just crashes, DON'T BOTHER IF YOUR ON Android 7.0 or later.

  108. Rob Sherwood-avatar

    Rob Sherwood


    This was my go-to app when I needed to free up memory until now, when it suddenly stopped doing anything at all. Such a shame since I've been using this for many years with no issues at all.

  109. Jimmy Bell-avatar

    Jimmy Bell


    I would have given this app a 5 Star, but for some reason you took away the option to do a phone test. Can you please put that back in the app. Other than that I do recommend you install this app!

  110. Gioacchino Morsicato-avatar

    Gioacchino Morsicato


    The app is fantastic, it does what it says however since when I upgraded my Nexus 5x to android 7.0 it doesn't work anymore. Will give 5 stars as soon as the new version will fix the issue.

  111. Tyler Zdanowicz-avatar

    Tyler Zdanowicz


    I cant even use the app. Every time I go to use the task killer, the app crashes. Haven't been able to use it once. I hope this gets resolved soon cause I need an app like this

  112. WindyCity Blas4Me-avatar

    WindyCity Blas4Me


    I can hit kill all checked apps and there's gonna be at least a dozen apps still open. What's the purpose?!

  113. Sharon Espino-avatar

    Sharon Espino


    I liked this app but now it is completely useless after the update. Its been awhile and still no fix. It doesnt even give me options to end tasks. Very disappointed.

  114. Allen Mabry-avatar

    Allen Mabry


    Loved it until Nougat OS update on HTC10. Now all I get is the ad. Uninstalled 2 weeks ago. Reinstalled today based on another user's comment, but it still doesn't work for me. Uninstalling again.

  115. Katie Grimsley-avatar

    Katie Grimsley


    Havent had one problem with this app. I Use it everyday, all the time. Helps my phone save so much power, storage and ext. I highly recommend this app. It's free to download too.

  116. Karan Silverstein-avatar

    Karan Silverstein


    WAS great, now does not show list. Does nothing since phone update. Have had it for 4 phones and have told everyone I know about it. Please fix. 1* KAS

  117. William Adams-avatar

    William Adams


    Why do you insist on making the homescreen icon so much bigger than other apps icons? It is pointless. Edit: thank you for the fix! Looks great now!

  118. Jaiden Dechon-avatar

    Jaiden Dechon


    This app has been around for years and never fails to be absolutely the best out there. Since my first android smart phone 4 years ago, I have been using this app and never once has it failed me! No complaints at all, just perfect :)

  119. Rachelle Ruiz-avatar

    Rachelle Ruiz


    I loved this app befofe, but not that Samsung/Android updated the app doesn't seem to work anymore. Kind of a bummer. Hopefully it can get an update & start working with the newest Android system update.

  120. Chris Petrin-avatar

    Chris Petrin


    Have loved this app for years. Recent phone software update has caused it to stop working on my phone. Samsung s7 on AT&T

  121. Mohd. Aakif Shamsi-avatar

    Mohd. Aakif Shamsi


    I chose to kill it, it was uninstalled! After one year, not much has changed, what my system can clear, it can't got beyond.

  122. Brian White-avatar

    Brian White


    Do not use this app unless you know what it entails. cause it can and will damage your Android device. I learned this the hard way it locked me out and i was ready to start a factory reset ( I tried everything else) thankfully I found out a way to get back in and repair the situation. why the 5 Star's It did as advertised

  123. Jose Perdomo-avatar

    Jose Perdomo


    My phone crashes now every time I open it. Happened after last update. Samsung Galaxy S7 Active.

  124. Katie C-avatar

    Katie C


    Stopped working on my phone. Same phone for 3 years and I used this app on every smart phone since my first. Very sad. Very dissapointed.

  125. Gordon Raboud-avatar

    Gordon Raboud


    This was the greatest task killing app but there haven't been any updates in over two years and it no longer works with the new Android OS. Thanks Rechild for your work in the past. Sad to see that this app no longer works but I understand that life and priorities change.

  126. Martin S-avatar

    Martin S


    Like everyone else who has used this app in the past it was excellent but as of Android 7.0 it no longer works. This is obviously a known issue, are you going to actually do anything about it or are you content in no modern phone being able to use your product? Does anyone have a recommendation for a replacement app?

  127. Vince Aggrippino-avatar

    Vince Aggrippino


    It can't kill system services. The problem is that many apps are identified as system services, rendering this tool nearly useless.

  128. Luciano Guerra-avatar

    Luciano Guerra


    All I know is that it make a list of what has to be ignored and a list of what it can kill. You make the decision of what it will ignore an what it will kill. Not bad.

  129. Brett Purser-avatar

    Brett Purser


    App used to be great. Now for some reason every time I hit the kill button it just shuts down. S8+. Fix it and I'll rate it higher!! Normally a 4 I'd say!

  130. Gaia Juno-avatar

    Gaia Juno


    I used to have this app for my old Galaxy S4 and loved it. But I recently got a Galaxy J7 and it doesn't work, I can't do anything with the app. I'd give it 5 stars but because I can't get it to work I won't. I'm now looking for something that will work with my new phone.

  131. Toni Williams-avatar

    Toni Williams


    Keeps crashing, I have sent multiple reports but there doesn't seem to a fix for it. This works fine on my galaxy tab but not my Samsung galaxy s7 edge

  132. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    I loved this app! But then I got a new phone, and I've uninstalled & reinstalled twice now & it still won't work. Super disappointed!! It was excellent when I had it on my old phone.

  133. Beyond INFINITI-avatar

    Beyond INFINITI


    Well after years of this being my task killer. It np longer works at all. Nothing shows on it to kill. Such a shame. The paid version probably works though. 🤔 19th Feb 2017

  134. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    perfect. One request though. Can you make the intervals for auto kill even smaller.. lie 10 minutes? I am using it on a really slow android head unit..

  135. Michael Boyer-avatar

    Michael Boyer


    App was working great until the most recent Android system update. Now it's not working at all. It just freezes and closes out. Please fix the issue. Normally love the app, when it works correctly.

  136. Heather Anderson-avatar

    Heather Anderson


    Phone recently updated.. Now app will open but nothing to disable and crashes. Please fix

  137. Phantom Beatz-avatar

    Phantom Beatz


    Its my favorite app to use yo shut down apps I Dont use... I get more battery life and processing power....But it Stopped working after android 7.0 update Galaxy S7

  138. CJ Banta-avatar

    CJ Banta


    work great for 7 years, now it crashes everytime. Customer support is unresponsive. This app needs to be removed from the market. Don't waste your time

  139. Lauren Elizabeth-avatar

    Lauren Elizabeth


    Loved this app til android did latest update. Now i have to uninstall because it doesn't do anything but crash as soon as you open it.

  140. Russell Harvy-avatar

    Russell Harvy


    Kill apps. Go back into Task Killer and have to kill again. What is the point. I just want them killed until I need them

  141. steve stewart-avatar

    steve stewart


    This app just stopped working after latest update. Now its just a dead app on my phone. Will be doing a uninstall

  142. Patricia O'quin-avatar

    Patricia O'quin


    I downloaded this to "kill" running tasks to help save battery life etc. After a "kill", there is still a long list of running apps and programs. I have it set to auto kill at a high intensity level every 30 minutes and things are still running I haven't used in hours. I don't know how well it does for virus protection or whatever but for a task killer, it's a waste of space.

  143. Drew Kaplan-avatar

    Drew Kaplan


    This used to work for 3 years without issue. I haven't gotten the widget to work for longer than 6 hours. What'd you guys do?

  144. Bob Webster-avatar

    Bob Webster


    Does nothing. All apps still active. Time for Google to start vetting these apps...

  145. Anna-avatar



    Worked fantastically until my Galaxy S7 updated. Whatever Samsung did isn't compatible with this app anymore, which sucks because I've used it for years on previous phones.

  146. Jacob Abramson-avatar

    Jacob Abramson


    I have been using this app successfully for years. When I received my new Samsung S8, l installed it and this app crashes every time l engage it. Please fix it, so it works with an S8.

  147. jesse arreguin quintero-avatar

    jesse arreguin quintero


    6/21/17 STILL. DOESN'T. WORK. Uninstalling. 5/16/17 Doesn't work since Nougat update. S6. I just get an error message. Used to be the first app I would download.

  148. Joe N,-avatar

    Joe N,


    No longer generates a list to kill apps. Tried just pushing the boost kill button to see what happens and it just crashes.

  149. Cheri LaPlace-avatar

    Cheri LaPlace


    Ever since I updated, it constantly closes a streaming app I use when it auto kills apps...where is the option to ADD apps to the ignore list? I have a delete option and build recommended list, but can't add my own??

  150. Gerald Rodriguez-avatar

    Gerald Rodriguez


    Stopped working its trash now. Keeps closing and doesn't kill any apps anymore.