How do you reboot the iPhone 3GS?

iphun

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Rebooted today when my memory went down into the 50's but it's not like it was getting slow I just wanted all my memory back. I wouldn't have even noticed a difference if I didn't look at my memory app.
 
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Rebooted today when my memory went down into the 50's but it's not like it was getting slow I just wanted all my memory back. I wouldn't have even noticed a difference if I didn't look at my memory app.
It'll be nice when the memory apps are updated to support the memory of the 3GS.
 

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It'll be nice when the memory apps are updated to support the memory of the 3GS.
But what will that mean for the 3G and V1 iPhones? We will have to have a separate mode for each phone because to clear the amount of memory we have would crash the previous iPhones.
 

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It'll be nice when the memory apps are updated to support the memory of the 3GS.
Do you mean support freeing up more when you already have over 20MB free? It seems Free Memory already supports display of memory for the 3GS (I rebooted just to try this out):

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One that's nice about iStat as opposed to FM is that there is no "minimum memory requirement" in order to free up memory. I've gone from 80MB to 140+ with iStat. FM says "sorry, you don't need to free up memory".
 
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Do you mean support freeing up more when you already have over 20MB free? It seems Free Memory already supports display of memory for the 3GS (I rebooted just to try this out):
Yeah - when Free Memory 1.4 sees more than 20MB available, it won't attempt to free any more memory.
 

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I haven't had any cause to use a memory freeing application yet. I've had no crashes, no slowdowns, not even a Safari white page... And I hop around to a LOT of apps.
 

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I haven't had any cause to use a memory freeing application yet. I've had no crashes, no slowdowns, not even a Safari white page... And I hop around to a LOT of apps.
Yup - the 3GS is kicking ass and taking names. The 4GS will have no reboot function, and will require shipping back to Apple for a restart after 18 months :laugh2:
 

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which app is better? freememory or istat?
Definitely istat, free memory isn't updated for the 3GS and will only clear it to have a total of 30 or 20MB I can't remember. iStat clears up to 55 no matter how much memory you already have so it works very well on the 3GS.
 
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I have 3 Questions about istat if someone might know the answers to; what's the difference between free memory and inactive memory? Also whats " wired" memory...and shouldn't all the memory percents add up to 256?
Tnx.
 

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Cool, thanks
Deleting Free Memory and downloading iStat right now