An energy-saving mode your Android device usually switches to when the display is off. Details can be found following the 'info' link below.

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How do I keep my wi-fi on in sleep mode

When I am downloading large files I need to stop my phone from sleeping , how do I keep my wi-fi on when the phone is in sleep mode.
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How do I stop apps from getting killed while sleeping?

I have a Droid 2. I have a long, resource-intensive game (spectral souls) that I would like to leave running while I'm not using my phone. If I hit the Android "Home" button to get back to the home ...
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Find out over the network if Android device is active

I have an nVidia Shield TV device, which is running Android TV. In order to integrate this into my home theater setup, I need to be able to determine if the device is active or sleeping. For my ...
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How to prevent sleep while installing lots of updates?

Whenever I need to install a bunch of updates, I find myself sitting next to the phone/tablet and tapping the screen every 20 seconds, else the updates never complete. There must be a better way! ...
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Do Android 3.0 tablets have standby/hibernate mode?

I am considering an Acer Iconia A500 device as a book reader. Having years of experience with using (and programming) different devices (PDAs, smartphones, tablet PC, book readers), I am used to ...
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How can I re-enable my keyguard?

When I first got my Droid Bionic, if I pressed the power button on the top it would lock the screen; pressing it again would display the keyguard, requiring me to slide to unlock. I had it configured ...
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Inaccurate time? How to fix it?

Sometimes the time on my phone (X10 mini pro) is a little late while in sleep mode. I've experienced differences from 1 to 3 hours. My guess is that the clock system component (if there is such a ...
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Where did the wifi sleep policy go in ICS?

With the update to Android 4.0.3, I noticed that the wifi is always on. I used to have the sleep policy where is turns itself of when ilse for some time. Where did this feature go with ICS?
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Samsung Galaxy S5 turns on when fully charged and never turns off

I just 'upgraded' from the Samsung Galaxy S4 to the S5. Both use similar Android 4.4.2 Touchwiz software, but the new one has some odd behavior. I set smart screen sleep (or timeout, how it's called) ...
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How can I make the stock browser continue running while the screen is off?

I am running a JavaScript compliance test in the Android stock browser which takes quite a long time. How can I prevent the browser from pausing when the screen goes off? Meanwhile, I am using the ...
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Why WoW wakes Android only once?

Android is connected to a WiFi network The devices sleeps: <6>[ 7917.653293] PM: Syncing filesystems ... done. <4>[ 7917.660344] Freezing user space processes ... (elapsed 0.02 seconds) ...
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How can my Chinavasion TechPad Tablet be put in standby mode

My Android Tablet. (TechPad 7" Tablet from Chinavasion, S3C6410 Android 1.6;) has an option to dim the screen after 2-10 minutes of inactivity. However, there is no option to put it into a "standby" ...
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What controls the 3G radio sleep time?

Is there any way to control how/when the 3G radio goes to sleep? Is that, in fact, what it is doing?
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Daydream goes to standby when touched

My Nexus 4 runs Android 4.4 and is set to use the standard "Clock" daydream while charging. It has no screen lock. This works fine so far. Expected: I would expect the screen to wake up when I touch ...
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Display On when plugged in

Is there a way to keep the display "ON" whilst the device is plugged in? I am running Android 2.2 Froyo on Samsung Galaxy S.
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How to see what applications do some actions when I power on my phone?

I believe there's some set of “hooks”, which get executed when I power on the phone. I want to see it to figure out the reason why my phone sometimes doesn't wake up properly (wakes with black ...
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No internet connection after sleep although Wi-Fi connected and working well, Android Samsung Galaxy S I9000

Problem: No internet connection after 1+ minutes of sleep. Wi-Fi is still connected, i have IP assigned through DHCP, i can browse shared folders on PC in network. It looks similar as if i didn't ...
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Bypass memory manager; keep app alive

At my work we all have Android devices which are used to dispatch jobs to us. It uses a web-app accessible through any web browser. When a new job arrives we are notified with an audible alert. ...
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Wifi sleep policy not working

I tried some stuff I found about sleep policy. I obviously tried setting it to Never, I tried the Wi-Fi keep alive app, it doesn't seem to work. When I let the phone lie for a few minutes and then ...
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Need a way to prevent phone wakeup when slider opens

Is there a way to stop my phone from waking itself when the slider opens? Because my phone does things in my pockets :(
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Wi Fi Sleep policy doesn't work on Galaxy Mini [duplicate]

Set the WiFi Sleep policy as 'never' but when my new Galaxy Mini is in sleep mode wi-fi is turned off. I tried with a few apps like 'Keep WiFi' without success. Is anybody out there who actually got ...
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987 views

Turn screen off without Android sleeping

Is there any way to quickly toggle the screen off without making Android sleep? For example, I sometimes like to use the Calm app when I sleep. But it keeps the screen on all the time. When I just ...
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Wi-fi problem after tablet stand by

I have a couple of tablets for a school software.Tablets are mid 2.3 gingerbread. They work ok. When they start, it checks for wi-fi and automatically connects. My problem is, after 30 minutes of ...
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Do not go into standby when phone is plugged in [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I keep my Android 4.0.3 phone awake when USB connected? Is it possible to configure my S2 so that when it is plugged in, the phone doesn't go into standby?
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Phone not receiving calls on deep sleep

I have a Samsung Captivate Glide running android 4.2.2 (an unofficial version of Vanilla RootBox with a kernel called Litekernel). This phone is originally for AT&T but it's unlocked and I'm using ...
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Turning on Wi-Fi on demand

Is there a way to reconnect to Wi-Fi whenever an application accesses the network? Background: I have a rooted e-book reader that runs Android 2.2 (Sony Reader PRS-T1). The system offers an option to ...
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Toshiba AC100 running Android 2.2 wakes up by itself

My Toshiba AC100 running Android 2.2 wakes up by itself after an hour or so. Is there a way to find out which app is waking it up, or to disable waking up system-wide?
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How do I prevent Android from going to sleep?

I never want my Android tablet to go to sleep, can I prevent sleep mode?
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Can I set a tablet to wake up when moved or when I touch the screen?

I intend to buy a an Android tablet for a single use, as a remote control. It'll run a single app all the time and sit in a dock most of the time, occasionally being carried to another room. I want ...
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How much (Idle) time is needed for “Doze” to get activated ? (Android 6- Marshmallow)

Consider a device that was left on a table, unplugged, and no movement. After sometime, the screen turns off, and the screen lock may (or may not) be auto activated, according to lock and smart lock ...
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What happens to CPU frequency when Android downloads a large file with screen off?

For example, I start downloading system update file and hit the power button to dim my screen. What happens to CPU? Does it lowers its frequency or change its governor to powersave? Or does CPU ...
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What does “awake” mean?

I obsessively check the battery info on my ICS phone, and I've noticed that I get the best battery life when the phone hasn't been "awake" much. But I realized I don't really know what "awake" means. ...
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Nexus 4 does not wake up from Sleep randomly

I have a Nexus 4 running stock rom kit kat 4.4.2. There were few instances, in which when the phone goes to sleep, I see the notification light blinking indicating a new email/message, but it doesn't ...
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How to stop display turn on and consuming battery power, when using Headphones remote control or volume button?

I don't know if this depends on the music player (I'm using mort player music) or standby screen (I have widgetlocker app as lockscreen), I don't see any options in these apps to change this. In ...
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How to have a long Standby and Battery -life? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What can I do to increase battery life on my Android device? My Huawei Android is dead after one day. I am looking for ways to extend the battery life a new Android ...
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What is preventing my Android phone from going to sleep? It is eating through the battery quickly

My phone is the Motorola Droid 1, rooted and modded with CyanogenMod 7. This problem did not occur before I modded it. When I check the battery stats, the awake bar is always solid, so something is ...
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Keep GPS on when screen is locked

Is there a way to prevent GPS from sleeping when I lock the phone even though google maps app is running?
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Galaxy 5: GPS always stops working after phone has been in standby

My new Samsung Galaxy 5 (also named Galaxy i5500, and running (android 2.1) has some GPS issue. The GPS works fine (i.e. it can find satellites when I use the app GPS Test.) directly after powering ...
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How can I determine why my phone won't sleep?

When my phone won't go to sleep, what is the best way to trouble-shoot what the problem and/or offending app is? (In my case I am running CyanogenMod, and so I don't know if the solution will be ...
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LG P880 Screen stays awake whilst charging

I have a phone that when I plug it in it turns the screen on and the doesn't go to sleep until I press the power off button. Is there a way to make the screen go to sleep automatically like when you ...
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I just got a (used) Nexus 7 (2013)… And it goes to standby too quickly too often

Is there are a way to configure it, with an app or guide, to be able to READ "something really interesting" in this tablet without the screen constantly randomly going off too soon? I would ...
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How does pressing the power button on Android compares to Windows 7s Sleep and Hibernation modes?

In Windows 7 it's pretty straightforward: Sleep: turn of everything except RAM. Data is still stored in RAM. Hibernation: writes RAM data onto the hard disk drive. Not useful for SSD drives, the ...
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What information is more reliable — battery capacity or stand-by time?

Stand-by time (not talk) because I rarely use the phone actually ;-) Let's say there are two phones -- Xperia Mini and Wildfire S -- both have very similar battery 1200 mAh and 1230 mAh ...
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Beside shut down the phone, are there ways to prevent battery usage for Call Standby?

Beside shutting down the phone so that the battery will not be used for Call Standby or/and Phone Idle, are there other ways that can prevent the battery from being wasted? (Would the use of ...
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Physical (USB) keyboard keeps waking Android ICS tablet from sleep

With (or without) my USB keyboard attached... my tablet will sleep after 1 minute of no activity, or if I manually make it sleep by tapping the power button. However, with my keyboard attached it will ...
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Is there a way to schedule hibernate/shut down on an HTC Desire HD?

I'm planning to get SleepPhones, a sort of comfortable headphone which I plug into my HTC Desire HD. I would play music which puts me into sleep (hopefully) for up to 60 minutes. Is there a way ...
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Can I waked a sleeping Android without an app installed?

I am aware of Wake on LAN, but that has been ruled out as it requires a device to have an app installed (doesn't it?). A friend wants to develop an access point and wants to be able to wake any ...
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Can I make a web site continue running when in standby?

I am developing a simple web application which will be used for tracking GPS position. The general idea is that every couple of minutes it'll send the GPS location back to a server with an AJAX ...
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Home button for wake sleep

Using Verizon Samsung Droid Charge how can I wake the phone using the home button instead of just the side power button? (My phone is rooted.)
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Wifi turns off when phone sleeps - Not Duplicate

This is NOT a duplicate, I have read the other posts on this forum site and none of them have helped me. I've gone to the wifi settings and made sure Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep is ALWAYS and I've ...