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[APP][3.0+] Frequency: App Usage Tracking

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By AggieDev, Recognized Developer on 10th March 2014, 03:20 AM
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Today I have released my latest app, Frequency. I'd love to get some feedback and suggestions about the app if I could!

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What is Frequency?
Frequency is my latest app that tracks your app usage, that way you can always know what apps you use, how much you use them, and when you use them. I initially made it because I wanted an easy solution to see which apps I no longer use and can then install, but this is only one of the uses you can have from this app.

What are the features?
  • Show how much you've used your apps today, in the past week, past month, past 3 months, past year, or all time
  • Either show only the apps that you have run, or show all installed apps
  • Easily hide apps that you don't want to display in the list
  • Change the app-tracking accuracy for the background process, that way you can choose more or less app tracking accuracy for more or less battery-consumpution
  • Runs in the background, don't worry about having to start the app
  • Ability to have the background process start at device boot-up, so that you don't have to start the app once for the background process to run

If I could get any suggestions that would be great!
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11th March 2014, 03:37 AM |#2  
Great app, i have a feature request. Can you please add number of opening for app? For example tapatalk opening 20 times in a day... Etc

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11th March 2014, 04:15 AM |#3  
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Great app, i have a feature request. Can you please add number of opening for app? For example tapatalk opening 20 times in a day... Etc

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+1 for this feature

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11th March 2014, 08:42 PM |#4  
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You can add an limiter, which would open a popup that I use some app too much
12th March 2014, 04:01 AM |#5  
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Anyone using this application experience any battery drainage. I want to use this, just might seem that this is a huge battery drainer since it's always running in the background. Thanks in advance. The app looks great and is a good idea.
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Anyone using this application experience any battery drainage. I want to use this, just might seem that this is a huge battery drainer since it's always running in the background. Thanks in advance. The app looks great and is a good idea.

It's not a battery drain. Many Apps actually include what this app does like betterbatterystats. My guess is all this does is keep track of the number of alarms activated per app (I'm not a Dev :/)

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13th March 2014, 12:02 AM |#7  
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Also include a tab with "not used apps". Since I like to install all apps I see, I forget which are handy and which I never use. With your app this problem can easily be solved

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I believe that the app only displays those apps that you actively have open, while the display is on. Anyway to track apps that you also have actively running in the background?

2 examples that I have: When I'm in the car I have Waze and Torque always running. So I can get verbal directions and see my gauges in Torque. It only reports on one app, whichever is in focus.

Also, if listening to a book in Audible, or music in Pandora, unless the display is on, the app isn't tracking the time used unless the display is on, even if I'm listening to music via headphones or Bluetooth.

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It's not a battery drain. Many Apps actually include what this app does like betterbatterystats. My guess is all this does is keep track of the number of alarms activated per app (I'm not a Dev :/)

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Yep you got it! I use BetterBatteryStats to see how much battery it uses but you can also see through the Android stock battery usage Settings screen. At the default 30 seconds I would say it uses a reasonable amount of battery, but of course that is why I added in being able to change the accuracy.
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Anyone using this application experience any battery drainage. I want to use this, just might seem that this is a huge battery drainer since it's always running in the background. Thanks in advance. The app looks great and is a good idea.

Hey there! I've used this app for 2 days and I haven't noticed any significant battery drain. I have the HTC One so it probably varies from device and per use.

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