Power Clean promises cleaning and optimization of Android; learn how to use

Power Clean is an application for cleaning and optimizing Android. Available on the Google Play Store, the app is free and does not even require registration. Simply install and use the features, which promise to make your phone faster, safer and with more free storage space. The platform has several features like unnecessary file cleanup, RAM boost, battery saving and antivirus.

The following tutorial teaches you to use each of them. The procedure was done on a Moto G5S Plus with Android 7.1.1, but can be played on any smartphone with Android 4.1 or later.

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Clean waste

Step 1. Once you install Power Clean, a "What's New" screen will open. Tap the "Open Already" or "X" button to close the message and go to the main screen. From there, go to "Clean Residuals, " which will delete useless files such as cache and wastes from uninstalled apps.

Power Clean home screen after installation on Android

Step 2. Wait for Power Clean to perform a full scan of the system's applications and services. When it is finished, press "Clean Waste". When the "Cleaning Complete" message appears, tap the arrow at the top of the screen to return to the main menu.

Clean up unnecessary Android files made by Power Clean

Boost Memory

Step 1. Back to the main menu, select "Boost Memory" function that frees up RAM. Wait for the process to scan the running apps and tasks.

Scanning for Android services by the Power Clean app

Step 2. Touch the "Boost" button when scanning is complete. You can uncheck one or more boxes to maintain a certain service. When you finish releasing the RAM, Power Clean will display the "Clean Completion" status and you can return to the initial screen.

Android phone memory RAM released with Power Clean application

Battery saving

Step 1. The "Battery Saving" feature forces apps to stop draining the Android battery, saving energy. Enter this option in the main menu and wait for Power Clean to do the analysis.

Power Clean battery-saving feature closes apps that drain power on Android

Step 2. Power Clean will indicate apps that are consuming a lot of power. Scroll down to view all, and deselect the ones you do not want to be stopped. Press "Hibernate" to force the selected applications to stop.

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Step 3. The first time you run the feature on your phone, you'll need to give Power Clean permission to use Android Accessibility. Tap "Ok" to have the app redirect you to the "Accessibility" screen under the "Configure" menu, and then enter "Power Clean".

Accessibility menu in Android settings

Step 4. Touch the key next to "Off" to turn it on. In the message box that will open, press "OK".

Confirmation of Android Accessibility usage by Power Clean

Step 5. Power Clean will start closing all apps. At the end, press the arrow at the top of the screen to return to the main application menu.

Power Clean Power Saving feature forcing apps to stop


Step 1. Finally, go into "Antivirus" so that Power Clean scans Android for malware and other problems. In the first step, it will analyze your Wi-Fi network.

Power Clean antivirus feature analyzing Wi-Fi network

Step 2. Next, the app will scan for viruses themselves, and finally malware in general. If it does not find anything, the message will appear that the phone is secure. Otherwise, the app will indicate the fixes.

Android phone scanned with Power Clean antivirus

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