How to Check the RAM of Your Device?

Every handheld device has a particular RAM size allotted to it. RAM stands for Random Access Memory, and every computer and smartphone has it. You can check your RAM size to determine how fast the computer or device will work. Let’s go through the process of checking the RAM size of your device.


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On Windows

If you want to check the RAM on Windows, you need to follow the steps given below.

  • Firstly, you have to click on the Windows Start logo on your desktop.
  • After that, you should click on Settings. It is a gear-shaped icon.
  • Then you should click on System option.
  • Thereafter, you have to click on the “About” option.
  • Later, you should check the “Installed RAM” section.
  • Now, check the usage of your PC’s RAM with the help of Task Manager.

On Mac

You can check the RAM on Mac. Here are the instructions are given below.

  • Firstly, you have to go to the Apple menu on your Mac.
  • After that, you should click on “About This Mac” from the drop-down menu.
  • Then you have to click on the “Overview” option.
  • Thereafter, you should go through the “Memory” then you will be able to check how much RAM your Mac has.
  • Look at Mac’s RAM usage with the help of the Activity Monitor program.

On iPad

If you want to check the RAM on the iPad, you need to follow the steps given below.

  • Firstly, you have to go to the App Store on your iPad.
  • After that, you should go to the search bar.
  • Then you have to enter “smart memory lite” into the search bar.
  • Thereafter, you should locate the “Smart Memory Lite” application from the results.
  • Later, you should click on GET.
  • When the prompt comes, input your Touch ID.
  • Now, you have to launch the “Smart Memory Lite” app on your iPad.
  • After that, you should check the total RAM of your iPad.

On Android

You can check the RAM on Android. Here are the instructions are given below.

  • Firstly, you have to go to Settings on your Android device.
  • After that, you should move down and tap on About Phone in the settings section.
  • Then, you have to find out the “Build number.”
  • Thereafter you have to tap on 7 times on “Build number” heading. Doing this, you will see a message that says, “You are now a developer.”
  • Later, you should return to the Settings screen.
  • Now, you have to tap on “Developer options.”
  • After that, you should locate and tap on the “Memory” option.
  • Then you have to check your Android’s RAM in the Memory section.

Ryan Smith is a self-professed security expert; he has been making the people aware of the security threats. His passion is to write about Cyber security and office utilities, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. He writes for Microsoft products at office.com/setup.

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