Clean Master for Android

Clean Master for Android

Download Editors' Rating:
4.5
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
2.7
out of 15 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    5.9.9
  • Total Downloads:
    129,093
  • Date Added:
    Jun. 11, 2015
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    14.25MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    777
  • Platform:
    Android
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

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Clean Master reclaims Android device resources by cleaning caches, closing apps and processes, and deleting junk files, leftovers, and other unnecessary items. Kingsoft's app enhances your security and privacy by scanning for malware, cleaning logs and other records, and enabling real-time protection and safe browsing. Its App Manager can back up and uninstall applications. It does all that and then some for free.

Clean Master scanned our system when we opened it and displayed our free storage and RAM space on its home screen above four tools: Junk Files, Memory Boost, Security & Privacy, and App Manager. We opened the Settings, which include toggles for Notifications, Junk Reminders, Task Reminder, and more. Clean Master packs a lot of extras, including Fun Extras such as animations and seasonal events. We could also access more important features such as the Ignored List. We also suggest perusing the FAQ files, which serve as a manual to Clean Master's functions. Junk scans come in two types: Standard and Advanced. The Standard scan cleaned 94.8MB on the first pass. The Advanced scan identified nearly 2GB of potential space; but most of that was media files we wanted to keep. The Memory Boost tool analyzes running apps and processes and identified those we could close. Tapping any item let us stop an app directly or add it to the Ignored List; pressing and holding adds apps to the Ignored List, directly. One advantage of the App Manager is the ability to sort items by size, date, name, or frequency.

We're impressed by Clean Master's ability to keep unnecessary apps and processes from slowing your device and compromising its security -- and yours.

 
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User Reviews
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1 stars

"A Real Menace"

July 02, 2015  |  By eCharleen

 |  Version: Clean Master 5.9.9

Pros

I've witnessed no pros.

Cons

Causes screen to freeze
Creates annoying pop-ups
Overworks, drains battery

Summary

I do tech support for AT&T and find this app to be one of the biggest menaces to customers' phones! Do not install it! Sales people like to install it on new customers' phones upon purchase, but the first thing tech support does is uninstall it. It slows the performance --causes phone displays to freeze and experience pop-ups -- and overworks the battery. DO NOT INSTALL THIS APP. Android does not need the assistance of a free app to improve the performance of its product. Clean Master will create nothing but problems for your phone.

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2 stars

"Require much manual attention"

April 22, 2015  |  By stanlester

 |  Version: Clean Master 5.9.5

Pros

Does a lot

Cons

IF you pay a lot of attention to it MANY TIMES A DAY

Summary

The continuous attention and manual steps required make this annoying and almost useless.

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1 stars

"Very intrusive without doing what it promises"

February 09, 2015  |  By arco.witter

 |  Version: Clean Master 5.9.3

Pros

Looks fancy
'Find your phone' works great
Pictures can be saved on the internet

Cons

Too many notifications
Keeps reminding me to do all kinds of different things
Frees memory, but that memory was in use for a purpose! Free memory is useless
Feels like a fake tool (eg. cleaing up before using an app is always 32%!)

Summary

Although some parts can be useful, the app is filled with useless features.
The app annoys me for wanting me to focus on it! It should do its work in the background instead!
I cannot change the behaviour of the app to do certain tasks automatically and some not at all. I cannot change the intrusiveness of the app, so I removed it completely!

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4 stars

"Works well to clean up my phone"

February 01, 2015  |  By busch1606

 |  Version: Clean Master 5.9

Pros

quick and easy to use and I like the graphics

Cons

advertising is too much

Summary

I think I am doing good by my phone by cleaning it daily or I could be getting scammed into simply looking at advertisements. I don't really know for sure

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1 stars

"Clean Master Confusion"

January 31, 2015  |  By janicesanz

 |  Version: Clean Master 5.9

Pros

The app appears that it is doing something.

Cons

However, I fail to really see any improvement in my phone's performance. As a matter of fact, ever since I installed this application my phone takes forever to charge, but very little time to discharge the power. Further, I have tried three times to uninstall Clean Master, and each time, my phone restarts without any change. I cannot recommend this application

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1 stars

"CONSTANTLY PUSHING THEIR OTHER APPS"

January 26, 2015  |  By wildbill13261326

 |  Version: Clean Master 5.9

Pros

NOT SURE IF IT'S AS GOOD AS IT CLAIMS

Cons

CONSTANTLY TRYS TO GET YOU TO INSTALL ALL OF THE OTHER APPS FROM SAME COMPANY. WON'T JUST DO IT'S JOB AND LEAVE YOU ALONE.

Summary

WILL NOT REINSTALL, WAY TOO PUSHY AS AN APP

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5 stars

"FREE and awesome phone booster"

October 18, 2014

 |  Version: Clean Master Free Optimizer 5.8.5

Pros

* Revives low-end phones.
* Cleans out app leftovers and optionally unneeded personal files.
* Awesome notifications toggle with minimal broom icon.
* Neat little magic broom widget overlay.
* Curved edges where the app meets the status bar.
* Awesome splash screen! It's few of the apps that have these on an android.
* Virus scanner, alerting those who have the SMS vulnerability fraud!
* Cheetah Mobile news to keep you informed about new vulnerabilities.
* Can get rid of bloatware on rooted phones! (Not compatible with SAMSUNG 4.3+)

Cons

* If notifications toggle is active, it disables expanded notifications by default in Android 4.1+. To workaround, you must be rooted with the Xposed Framework and install the "All notifications expanded" module (not to be confused with "All notifications expandable" module)
* Magic broom should be enabled for all apps by default, not just the launcher.
* Curved edges means no KitKat status bar APIs to adhere better to Android's material design.
* Splash screen makes low-end phones experience lag at startup.
* Only the splash screen integrates well with "Tinted Status Bar" Xposed Module, by setting the transparency to full. In all other activities, it doesn't integrate well.
* Please declare the SUPERUSER permission!

Summary

For those experiencing the "It does not even show the pre-installed software" on SAMSUNG devices, this is a restriction put since Android 4.3.

For those experiencing the "Does not uninstall factory apps" on non-rooted phones, then please root your phone to use this feature.

Overall, this is an excellent app. It helps revive low-end phones, and optimizes medium to high-end phones. Note, however that even though it does have a card-based design, especially in CM Now, it does not make use of KitKat APIs, so please note that. Also it does not declare SUPERUSER permissions for those who enforce the permission to grant it SuperUser access.

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4 stars

"Best solution for Android"

January 21, 2014  |  By TheDudeIsNotIn

 |  Version: Clean Master 3.8.0.337

Pros

- Works well
- Fast

Cons

- Constant prompts to kill tasks become annoying

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4 stars

"Ran it With no Positvie Results Also no Negative"

January 20, 2014  |  By Wolmer_Van

 |  Version: Clean Master 3.8.0.337

Pros

I didnt saw any improment in my device after using this software. may be it was already optimized

Cons

i think nothing !!

Summary

Must prompt some notifications that will help user to recognize the out put clearly

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5 stars

"best out there"

January 03, 2014  |  By sachinmohandas

 |  Version: Clean Master 3.8.0.337

Pros

it's fast and real time notification is very useful.one of the main advantage is that it gives you information about apps than can be stored in sd card,obselete apps empty folders and so much.must have it to have a clean and smooth running tab or phone

Cons

no cons so far

Summary

i like this app very much.i use a low end tablet so memory is a major factor.clean master gives up to date information about how much memory is my apps using and also gives warning along with boost if my memory usage becomes too high.it also helps to free up my tablet space as it cleans junk files and gives you information about apps that can be moved to your SD card at the finish of install itself.in my opinion it's a must have app for those who deserve a little more speed on their android device.5 stars all the way

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 5.9.9
5.9.9
1. Scroll down info added in main page.
2. Various other improvements
3. Optimized the interface of Download Manager
4. Optimized some details in Homescreen Show
General
Publisher Kingsoft
Publisher web site http://www.wps.com
Release Date December 16, 2014
Date Added June 11, 2015
Version 5.9.9
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory System Utilities
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Android
Additional Requirements Android 2.3.3 and above
Download Information
File Size 14.25MB
File Name CleanMaster-599-codengo.apk
Popularity
Total Downloads 129,093
Downloads Last Week 777
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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