✭[GUIDE][26-07-2016]Extreme Battery Life Thread(Greenify+Amplify+Power Nap)✭

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sheikgr

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Guys , please, I'm desperate. I have a P40 Pro with GMS installed. The problem is I get TERRIBLE battery life. Other people and friends with GMS installed have no problem, so i don't think it is a GMS fault . In 24 hours i get 2+ hours of "Awake" time which result in having only 3-3.5 hours SOT at 30% battery.

I can see that Alarms from Android System are waaaaay high, especially :

com.android.intent.action.HEARTBEAT_FIXER
com.huawei.push.alarm.HEARTBEAT
job.delay
job.deadline

and from GMS
com.google.android.gms.dcm.ACTION_CHECK_QUEUE

Partial Wakelocks seem fine, i can't see any rogue or misbehaving app.

Any help would be HUGELY appreciated
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DB126

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Guys , please, I'm desperate. I have a P40 Pro with GMS installed. The problem is I get TERRIBLE battery life. Other people and friends with GMS installed have no problem, so i don't think it is a GMS fault . In 24 hours i get 2+ hours of "Awake" time which result in having only 3-3.5 hours SOT at 30% battery.

I can see that Alarms from Android System are waaaaay high, especially :

com.android.intent.action.HEARTBEAT_FIXER
com.huawei.push.alarm.HEARTBEAT
job.delay
job.deadline

and from GMS
com.google.android.gms.dcm.ACTION_CHECK_QUEUE

Partial Wakelocks seem fine, i can't see any rogue or misbehaving app.

Any help would be HUGELY appreciated
https://imgur.com/Tc3nfBm
https://imgur.com/nVplCZy
https://imgur.com/5Z79o6G
https://imgur.com/XPSDy8X
You have every social app known to man (plus three more) running along with a bunch of other diagnostic crud all competing for scarce resources. Akin to towing a locomotive with a subcompact car and whining about mileage. Gotta clean up your house a bit before there's any hope of finding the smoking gun (if there is one).
 
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@DB126 My battery life has taken a moderate toll recently. For context, it is a 5000 mAh device, runs Android 10 with LineageOS 17.1, does not have any Google services or applications yet it went from 2-3 days with heavy use, to 13-14 hours at best, and takes forever to charge.

I know this thread might be outdated and many recommendations do not apply anymore. Do you happen to know whether there's new tricks or threads that I can dive into? Got BetterBatteryStats installed and running thus far, but don't know where to go from here, given the newer Android version, different set-up, and it has been a few years since I last had to go through wakelocks or logs to narrow down what may be causing issues with my device's battery. Appreciate your input!
Post your stats from BBS into the thread. Follow the suggested cycle from the OP, and make a post, people are very helpful there.
 

DB126

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@DB126 My battery life has taken a moderate toll recently. For context, it is a 5000 mAh device, runs Android 10 with LineageOS 17.1, does not have any Google services or applications yet it went from 2-3 days with heavy use, to 13-14 hours at best, and takes forever to charge.

I know this thread might be outdated and many recommendations do not apply anymore. Do you happen to know whether there's new tricks or threads that I can dive into? Got BetterBatteryStats installed and running thus far, but don't know where to go from here, given the newer Android version, different set-up, and it has been a few years since I last had to go through wakelocks or logs to narrow down what may be causing issues with my device's battery. Appreciate your input!
Sounds like you have an older device with a tired battery. Everything has a lifespan. Replace the battery, replace the device or tether to a portable power source.
 

alefmm

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Xiaomi Poco F3
Any idea to solve this?
All on my possibilities have done but still running in second plan. Other devices it doesn't happen.

Using BBS it show the same results, I can't link gservices issue with other processors, services or app.
Any idea to help me?

Device: Alioth (Poco F3)
ROM: Lineage OS 18.1 (A11), ArrowOS too.
Firmware: Tested 12.5 and 12.0.3 (Global)
SIM card: Not insert.
 

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    ✭[GUIDE][26-07-2016]Extreme Battery Life Thread(Greenify+Amplify+Power Nap)✭

    On the Portal News on 06-06-2015.

    Battery life has been a prime concern for all users around the world.Each day people try different methods to improve upon their battery life.
    Here I come up with a blended guide that includes the latest apps and Fixes' to help improve your android battery experience.


    This is based on my experiments on attaining a better battery life.For any queries,reply within the thread.
    Use BetterBatteryStats and Wakelock Detector to acquire stats.You can also use Ampere to measure the current and get notifications when the device gets fully charged.


    If anyone is interested in supporting my work and wants to buy me a beer,log in to your PayPal and use my donation mail to donate.Select the purpose as "Services" :) Any donation is appreciated :D
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    Amplify is a genius in handling wakelocks and alarms.It is also capable of blocking services.Amplify is the best battery saver I've come across.It is a must have app for all droids running Xposed.
    You'll need a donation package to block wakelocks and alarms.

    Downloads:
    Amplify

    Limit the following:

    Alarms

    Alarms(Allow every 600 seconds)

    • com.android.internal.telephony.data-stall

    Alarms(Allow every 1800 seconds)

    • com.oasisfeng.greenify.CLEAN_NOW


    Alarms(Allow every 3600 seconds)

    • android.appwidget.action.APPWIDGET_UPDATE


    Alarms(Allow every 7200 seconds)

    • android.content.syncmanager.SYNC_ALARM(delays sync)

    Alarms(Allow every 10800 seconds)

    • android.net.ConnectivityService.action.PKT_CNT_SAMPLE_INTERVAL_ELAPSED
    • com.facebook.common.executors.WakingExecutorService.ACTION.ALARM.com.facebook.katana
    • com.google.android.apps.hangouts.CLEANUP_DB
    • com.pushbullet.android/.gcm.GcmFixReceiver
    • com.android.server.action.NETWORK_STATS_POLL
    • com.diune.pictures.intent.action.MEDIA_CHECK
    • LocationManagerService

    Alarms[LOCATION](Allow every 41400 seconds)

    • ALARM_WAKEUP_LOCATOR(com.google.android.gms.nlp.ALARM_WAKEUP_LOCATOR)
    • ALARM_WAKEUP_CACHE_UPDATER
    • ALARM_WAKEUP_BURST_COLLECTOR(com.google.android.gms.nlp.ALARM_WAKEUP_BURST_COLLECTOR)
    • com.google.android.gms.location.fused.GPS_ALARM_BALANCED_ACCURACY
    • ALARM_WAKEUP_ACTIVE_COLLECTOR
    • ALARM_WAKEUP_PASSIVE_COLLECTOR
    • ALARM_WAKEUP_BURST_COLLECTION_TRIGGER
    • com.google.android.intent.action.SEND_IDLE
    • ALARM_WAKEUP_ACTIVITY_DETECTION
    • com.google.android.location.reporting.ACTION_UPDATE_WORLD

    Alarms(Allow every 93600 seconds)

    • android.app.backup.intent.RUN
    • com.google.android.gms/.checkin.EventLogService$Receiver
    • com.google.android.gms/.checkinCheckinService%Receiver

    Wakelocks

    Wakelocks(Allow every 800 seconds)

    • WakefulIntentService[GCoreUlr-LocationReportingService]
    • RILJ
    • NetworkStats

    Wakelocks(Allow every 3600 seconds)

    • WeatherUpdateService

    Wakelocks(Allow every 10800 seconds)

    • SyncLoopWakeLock(delays sync)
    • *net_scheduler*
    • GCoreFlp
    • Icing
    • Wakeful StateMachine: GeofencerStateMachine
    • NfcService:mRoutingWakeLock
    • wake:com.pushbullet.android/.gcm.GcmService
    • SyncService(Package: Push Bullet)
    • ai(Package: Push Bullet)
    • ae(Package: Push Bullet)
    • AsyncService

    Wakelocks(Allow every 41400 seconds)

    • NlpWakeLock
    • NlpCollectorWakeLock
    • LocationManagerService
    • Config Service Fetch

    Wakelocks(Allow every 9999999 seconds)

    • *job*/com.facebook.katana/com.facebook.analytics2.logger.LollipopUploadService
    • JobSchedulerHack-com.facebook.analytics2.logger.LollipopUploadService
    • UploadServiceLogic-com.facebook.analytics2.logger.LollipopUploadService
    • *job*/com.facebook.orca/com.facebook.bugreporter.scheduler.LollipopService (com.facebook.orca.Messenger)
    • *job*/com.facebook.katana/com.facebook.bugreporter.scheduler.LollipopService (com.facebook.katana.Facebook)


    Services

    Services(Block/Deny)

    • com.google.android.gms.analytics.AnalyticsService
    • com.google.android.gms/com.google.android.location.internal.GoogleLocationManagerService(Location Service)
    • com.android.gms.Feedback.FeedbackService(Breaks Play Games)
    • com.android.gms.ads.AdRequestBrokerService
    • com.google.android.gms/com.google.android.location.network.NetworkLocationService(Location Service)
    • com.google.android.location.geofencer.service.GeofencerProviderService(GPS Service)
    • com.google.android.gms/com.google.android.location.copresence.service.ProximitySettingInjectorService
    • com.facebook.katana/com.facebook.analytics.service.AnalyticsService
    • com.facebook.orca/com.facebook.analytics.service.AnalyticsService
    • com.android.cellbroadcastreceiver/.CellBroadcastAlertService
    • com.android.cellbroadcastreceiver/.CellBroadcastConfigService


    NB:I don't use Location Service.That's why I've disabled the location Services.If your'e using Location service,do not disable the services with location and GPS tag)

    Alarms(REGEX Blocking)

    • ALARM_WAKEUPxxxxx
    • CONTEXT_MANAGER_ALARM_WAKEUP_xxxxx

    Procedure(Screens attached)

    • Open Amplify.
    • Select Alarms from the menu.
    • Tap the list icon on the top right corner
    • Tap + button on top.
    • Add the following code to 'Enter Regex to match'
      Code:
      ALARM_WAKEUP[0-9]+
      Code:
      CONTEXT_MANAGER_ALARM_WAKEUP_[0-9]{3,}

      [*]Set the interval to 9999999 seconds.

    Screenshots:
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    Regex Blocking

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    Lets Start with a few basic settings.

    Display
    Display brightness is an important factor in battery life.The more brighter the screen is,the more juice it drains.So keep the brightness under control.Using automated brightness is not adviceable.Try manually adjusting the screen brightness.Using dark wallpapers(on AMOLED display) can help you save some bit of juice.

    Cell Network
    This is simple stuff,but results in noticeable improvement in battery life.Toggle LTE/3G to 2G while not in use.(While on WiFi).You can use Smart Network to switch between networks.
    For devices that support Fast Dormancy(Read Here) can disable it to save some juice on 3G.(Link to disable Fast Dormancy for Xperia Devices)

    Wifi
    Even if your wifi is off,the phone searches for signal.To switch off this feature,go to Settings > Wifi > Options(Top right corner) > Advanced >Scanning always available(Off).

    Location
    Another juice sucker in Android-Location Services.You can turn it off while not in use.That saves a lot off juice.You can also set the location to 'Device Only" in settings.
    Navigate to Settings->Location->Menu->Scanning->Turn off "Wi-Fi Scanning" and "Bluetooth Scanning"

    These are the basic stuffs one must look into before complaining about their battery.

    Is your battery gauge lying to you?:Take a look at this link.This thread explains why you get sudden drain after waking up from sleep.Many people should've noticed that the battery drains faster after keeping the phone idle for some time.It is very informative and is worth a read.
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    Xposed Framework is essential as it is required fo proper working of Greenify,Amplify and PowerNap.If you're running android 4.0.3+ you'll be able to run Xposed Framework on your device.It has an initial Lollipop support.Xposed Installer is required for functioning of the apps mentioned in the guide.

    Downloads:

    Find the support for the framework in Xposed for Lollipop and Xposed for MarshMallow threads.

    Thanks to @oasisfeng for such an awesome app.The latest 2.9.2beta update brings the feature to disable the motion scanning in doze.
    You can use Greenify to hibernate apps that are not in use.You can use Donation Package of Greenify which includes lots of features.Once you have a Donation Package with you,you need to activate the Greenify Xposed Module in Xposed.Once done,enable the Boost mode and Experimental Features.See attached screenshots.

    Downloads:

    Greenify
    Donation Package


    Greenify the apps that eatup battery by running in background(Refer BBS)

    Below are some of the major drainers:

    1. Browser
    2. Facebook
    3. Facebook Messenger
    4. Google+
    5. Hangouts
    6. Hike
    7. Instagram
    8. Maps
    9. UC Browser

    Marshmallow Settings

    @oasisfeng introduced a new feature in Greenify 2.9 beta 1 which disables the "Motion Sensing" of doze.This can be achieved by turning ON the "Aggressive Doze" in Greenify settings.Unlike the default behaviour of doze,the device won't be kicked out of doze when a motion is detected.This helps in complete utilization of "doze".All you have to do is to enable the "Aggressive Doze" option in Greenify settings.See the attached screenshots.

    Apps to be whitelisted in doze are being tested.You can also contribute in testing :)

    Screenshots

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    Aggressive Doze
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    There's no need to hibernate all the apps.Do not Greenify Dialer or Messaging apps
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    Power Nap for Xposed is the SONY's stamina mod for non-Sony devices.When your screen is off, Power Nap maximizes your device's deep sleep time by stopping services, alarms and wakelocks from waking the device when the screen is off.You can get notification from the apps you've whitelisted.
    NOTE:In order to download the app you need to join the alpha testers community in Google+ here and opt to become a tester.Then you'll be able to download and run the module


    NB:XDA Thread for PowerNap is closed down due to lack of activity from the developer.



    Set the Endurance Mode to Always ON.

    You can use Power Nap along with Greenify and Amplify for a better sleep time.You have whitelist both Greenify and Amplify for proper working of both the modules.

    If you need certain apps to run in background while screen off(eg:Instant Messengers),you have to whitelist them in Power Nap.

    List of apps to be whitelisted:


    • Amplify
    • AndroidSystem
    • BetterBatteryStats
    • Cyanogenmod System
    • GooglePlayServices
    • Google Services Framework
    • Google Account Manager
    • Greenify
    • Greenify Donation Package
    • Trebuchet
    • Xposed Installer

    Screenshots:
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    AppOps is a permission manager in android.There are various versions of AppOps available in the PlayStore.I recommend the one linked with Xposed.(You can also use CyanogenMod Privacy Guard).

    Downloads:

    AppOpsXposed

    You can use Privacy Guard to disable some permissions of Google Play Services and Google Services Framework

    Navigate to Settings->Hacks->Check FIX OP_WAKE_LOCK
    Disable the following Permissions of Google Play Services using AppOps

    • OP_ALARM_WAKEUP/Wake Up
    • Keep Awake

    Disable the following permissons of Google Services Framework

    • Keep Awake

    Use Auto Start Permission of AppOpsXposed to disable apps on Boot.Make sure you do not disable crucial System Apps.Disable unwanted user apps that trigger on Boot.