Android Go operating system, which is first introduced with Android Oreo, is designed to run better on phones with limited hardware. It features streamlined versions of Android and Google’s core apps, so it will bring best performance even on phones with less than 1GB of memory. Here is how to bring Android Go optimizations to regular phones runs Android Oreo.
You can bring Android Go phone’s optimizations or its “low-ram property” to your regular phones as well, if it is runs on Android Oreo based ROM. The “Low-RAM Property Patcher for Android” brings Android Go specific optimizations to regular phones, so the performance of your device will be much better than before.
Thanks to recognized XDA developer AdrianDC, the “Low-RAM Property Patcher for Android” lets you bring a good number of Android Go optimizations to your device. However, it requires a rooted phone with TWRP installed and of course, it should be running on Android Oreo based ROM
Once enabled the low-ram property, you will notice the following changes on your phone: Flat recent UI, multi-users disabled, high-end graphics disabled, less recent apps cache, multi-windows disabled, minor notification icons changes, less logger buffer sizes (devs), no apps notifications access, zen access, VR listeners and picture in picture (PIP) accesses.
However, if you are unhappy with the low-ram property, you can easily return to normal mode by simply flashing the Low-RAM Property Patcher again.
1. Your device must be rooted, TWRP installed and runs on Android Oreo based ROM.
2. Download the Property Patcher zip file from the XDA thread over here.
3. Flash the Property Patcher zip through TWRP and reboot your phone.
Note that the low-ram property was introduced since Android KitKat 4.4, therefore it should work on other Android versions, unless the ROM developers did not validate the low-RAM UI changes (recent apps UI mostly) against the additions they made. [Source – XDA]