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It's the custom ROM but it may not be the ROM itself. Most of the times it is the kernel that comes with the ROM that is most influential. But, it is possible that the ROM has a feature or two that is draining the battery. Also, since it is an S4 I have to ask, is it a Samsung ROM or AOSP? Because AOSP is so much different that usually because it is not the ...


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Typically it is advised not to run two apps that have overlapping management areas. If you aren't seeing excessive activity/drain due to the two apps stepping on each others toes then it is not bad. From your take so far, it does in fact seem good in this case. You wouldn't, for example, want two anti virus software running side by side in the same ...


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There are several apps in the Play Store that can list which applications use specific permissions. One that I use is Permission Friendly Apps by androidsoft.org https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.androidsoft.app.permission It requires no permissions itself so it's safe to use. Once you install it, you can look through the built in views ...


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I have been using many launchers since past 2-years, i have more battery life as compared to my stock launcher. I believe it all depends on the usage, widgets which you are using on your launcher. My personal opinion just give a shot to Dodol launcher and try to avoid using widgets which are less required.


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There will be subjective opinions, however, the battery life will depend on what launcher you use. For instance, if the launcher makes heavy usage of internet for fetching data for its widgets, etc., it will surely end up in poor battery life. But again, it will vary from launcher to launcher and what settings you enable/disable in the launcher. I have been ...


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Modern electronics will not overcharge battery, and phone should be able to handle being constantly plugged in. However keeping battery constantly in high state of charge and charge cycling in high voltage will increase battery degradation. It's best for battery when phone is minimal time in full charge. My personal experience is that my android phone SGS1 ...


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I haven't heard about number of charge cycles affecting battery life. However... http://batteryuniversity.com/learn/article/how_to_prolong_lithium_based_batteries dwelling in a full state-of-charge for an extended time can be more stressful than cycling. Most Li-ions are charged to 4.20V/cell and every reduction of 0.10V/cell is said to double ...



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