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You can try Greenify it freezes the app when you are not explicitly using it. There is an experimental feature to make it work without root but I didn't try it since my phone is rooted. There is also Disable Service that can disable single services. It requires root access.


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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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Smartphones have a particular text file in which is contained the drain value... If you delete this file the device recreates it when it boots and the battery percentage may display a 50% to 70% difference. Chances are you use to charge your phone everytime you want without completing a full cycle of recharge once a month (at least). This way the phone ...


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Use Greenify for hibernating your tunein radio,this works fine for most apps. If it not works properly, need to freeze the app using ROM toolbox and then defrost when needed. I am using this method mainly for Facebook,truecaller,google play services which consumes more battery usage.


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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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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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