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[SOLVED] WTF is "sensorserver_ya" and why is it killing my battery?

3rd September 2010, 07:29 PM   |  #1  
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This mystery process called "sensorserver_ya" is killing my battery, between 50% and 150% of what my screen is using (which is, of course, a lot).

Anyone have any idea what it is? Tried googling things for awhile and found nothing other than people listing their battery processes, and a couple other people asking what it is also...

TimeWalker pedometer widget was the culprit in my case, see details near bottom of thread.
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3rd September 2010, 07:35 PM   |  #2  
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This mystery process called "sensorserver_ya" is killing my battery, between 50% and 150% of what my screen is using (which is, of course, a lot).

Anyone have any idea what it is? Tried googling things for awhile and found nothing other than people listing their battery processes, and a couple other people asking what it is also...

How did you find this info?
3rd September 2010, 07:50 PM   |  #3  
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How did you find this info?

By going to the stock battery statistics in the settings, about phone.
3rd September 2010, 07:54 PM   |  #4  
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Very Strange... I have no clue what that is. Sorry
3rd September 2010, 08:12 PM   |  #5  
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It doesn't show up in my task manager, or as an app in Titanium or anywhere else.

I have quite a few widgets installed (Weather Channel, Buzz Box, Agenda Widget, Battery Widget, Facebook, Pandora, TimeWalker, Twitter) as well as Tasker running. Could it be one of those? I might try removing them one by one to see if it goes away.
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Do you have any games installed? I found this on some Swedish site. They were talking about the same process.

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Now, added that the phone has been on the table all night. Had an app called Labyrinth started. Could be it. Now I'm down to 13%.

Labyrinth Games that are heavy users of the sensors so it is not surprising.

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Do you have any games installed? I found this on some Swedish site. They were talking about the same process.

No, although one of my tasker profiles is set to turn the alarm off if I put the phone face down at night. I might try deactivating that and seeing what happens.
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I disabled the Tasker profiles and let the phone sit for almost 2 hours.

Sensorserver_ya :40%
Cell standby: 22%
Phone idle: 16%
Bluetooth: 9%
Display: 7%
Android OS: 3%
WiFi: 3%
Android System: 2%
TimeWalker (pedometer widget): 2%

What. The. Cuss. ???
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I have the same thing but it only takes 3-4%

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same thing here, used 27% of battery in few hours and 1hr 18m CPU usage time.
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