TouchPad too Slow? Increase its performance for Free!

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Quickly and easily speed up your TouchPad by turning the logging level down to minimal. You will see a noticeable increase in speed. The website lists how to do this on webOS 3.0, here are some slight modifications for 3.0.2:

1. Go to Settings, Device Info
2. Touch Device Info in the upper left corner and touch Custom Application...
3. type ##5647#
4. A pop up will appear (change logging levels)
5. Touch "Set Logging to Minimum"
6. Confirm
7. Enjoy your faster Touchpad!!

There are ways to turn off logging completely for added speed and even overclock the touchpad for a larger speed boost. You can easily find these with a web search.
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wooties
Sep 01, 2011
Guys, here's where you go for MUCH more and better info on how to make your TouchPad ROCK: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1230912
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fredsurplus
Sep 01, 2011
I really hope someone finds a way to put Android on this thing!
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greatdealmaker
Sep 01, 2011
I like the Monty Python reference :-)
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sporky
Sep 01, 2011
If you have Preware installed, after you Set Logging to Minimal, you should install EOM Overlord Monitoring, Muffle System Logging, and Remove Dropped Packet Logging. You can find them all off of Preware.

It's fairly pretty smooth afterwards, but Facebook, Calendar, and the App Catalog will still have issues. They really need to be optimized a bit better, especially the App Catalog.

If your TP is still laggy afterwards, then reset it. Mine was great after the patch then slowly got really really laggy, I reset and it's back to being great.
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scubasteve3
Sep 01, 2011
I agree with overclocking. This is definately the best way to get a faster Touchpad. I recommend the 1.5ghz instead of the higher options as this is the most stable and doesn't drain your battery much at all. Here is a youtube video I found of how to overclock your HP Touchpad:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RV8aY8amwbo
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audiocracy
Aug 31, 2011
Alternatively, you can also overclock it without being too tech savvy. Just google "Overclocking HP Touchpad" =]

Keep in mind that this may void your touchpad's warranty.
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rambg
Aug 31, 2011
Perfect. Seen some improvement in the response
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