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Greenfly question

16th August 2014, 05:47 PM |#1  
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Hi all

Just downloaded greenfly on my none rooted nexus 5, seems to work fine however when I select my apps to hibernate then click the button to hibernate them all its ok, but if I go back on my phone and press hibernate again it always re does Facebook and Facebook messenger even if I have not opened them since.

It's like they have reopened themselves.

Any reason for this? It does not do it all the time just at random times.

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16th August 2014, 06:01 PM |#2  
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you are new to android? apps open themselves is the norn, especially terribly written apps like facebook. its designed to open by itself and work in the background. if you kill it, itll just reopen. facebook creates wakelocks that will wake it whenever it wants. you dont like it? root your device, install the disable services app, block facebooks capabilities from constantly waking itself and your device. remembered, with linux, its considered that not used up ram is a waste of ram.
17th August 2014, 01:21 AM |#3  
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This is one of the reasons why I use the web broswer instead of the app.

Did you enable the service in accessibility?.
As above Apps will wake up the device, if the service is running it should do that automatically,
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17th August 2014, 02:44 AM |#4  
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This is one of the reasons reasons why I use the web broswer instead of the app.

Did you enable the service in accessibility?.
As above Apps will wake up the device if the service is running greenify should do that automatically,

that's exactly why i only use the browser for facebook! well, that snd facebook seriously draining battery when i didnt open it for a month. its been 3 years since i uninstalled the facebook app. all my devices thank me for it, or for never installing facebook
17th August 2014, 02:48 AM |#5  
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All of the above! Terrible app. My wife has my Moto X now...nothing at all has changed setup wise, and she brought it from 6 to 7 hours screen time, to 4. All....because....of....Facebook.... App.

Terrible!
17th August 2014, 07:32 AM |#6  
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Thanks I might unistall it
18th August 2014, 12:38 AM |#7  
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It does suck that bad.

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20th August 2014, 04:14 PM |#8  
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Just going back to this is there a good 3rd party Facebook app that is more battery friendly?
20th August 2014, 04:21 PM |#9  
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Yep I was on stock rooted for a while with Facebook installed I would get 2 hours sot but as soon as I removed it I got 4-5 hours of sot
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