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As far as I'm aware, Android basically just doesn't work this way. You can turn off the screen ("sleep" mode) and put it into airplane mode for some extra battery saving, but there's no "standby" equivalent like on a laptop. The processor should underclock itself when you do this, too (how much probably depends on the device). And, as Lie Ryan points out in ...


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There an app developed to deal with that issue, Smart Timeout Keep Screen On by guidology available from Google Play Store: Smart Timeout allows you to specify apps that will keep the screen / display on. Once there are no specified apps visible on the screen the normal screen timeout is enabled. Works great while reading articles in web browsers, ...


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Though I don't know about any "official way" (did I miss some option in the playstore app?), I can think of a work-around using Tasker (or a similar automation app). As a long-term Tasker user, I can best describe it for this app, which is the most feature-filled and complete automation solution for Android (but for sure not the cheapest and easiest one). ...


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While the logcat option recommended by Ryan of course is a valid possibility, it is not the most user-friendly solution. I've got a better idea :) Apps started automatically after boot registered for a certain event, called BOOT_COMPLETED. To do so, they need to request this permission (you find it under "more" on the playstore pages) called "Start after ...


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It's none of the two. Turning of the screen of an Android device will not hibernate it (thinking of a phone: What about incoming calls if the device would be hibernated?). Android handles things a little different. In the best case, with the screen switched off Android enters a very energy-saving mode called "deep sleep". It will cycle down the CPU to a ...


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In my view, battery capacity i.e. the mAh value is best the way to compare. The reason why I say this is that the battery drain includes so many factors that even a small software glitch can show a remarkable difference. Hence the standby time is a combination of several factors which are not reliable for comparison, unless they are from from same ...


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This is a power consumption thing. Most time when you're not using a smartphone it's in suspended state. I.e, as many as possible components are off and don't consume power. Awake means the CPU is in the running state. This usually means you're using it and the screen is also on. Android devices also regularly wake up to check email, push notifications and ...


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This function is also referred to as the "keyguard." Most of the phones that I have had do not allow you to toggle this on and off in the settings. Clearly something, possibly another app, toggled this off. I use Tasker to manipulate this setting. You may need to be rooted to do this but you can enable or disable they keyguard manually or programatically. ...


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I am pretty sure that isnt an option in the default design of android. I have never personally seen an app for such things because most people desire the programs to shut down to keep the speed of the phone up. It is the android system that is shutting unused programs down. The creator of the app would have to design a service to keep it running in the ...


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Clearing the data on apps is a good way to "fix" misbehaving apps. I've noticed sometimes apps go haywire and stop working properly. Sometimes rebooting fixes it. From my time in the modding community loading custom ROMS (CyanogenMod) there was a time when Google Talk on some of the ROMS wasn't working correctly. I don't know what fixed it. At that time, ...


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You can use an app called ClockSync, which fetches time from NTP servers and updates the device's date and time. Rooted users can make this app to update time at configurable interval.


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I believe it depends upon the music player app. Have you tried using another music player? In my case, I didn't encounter this issue. I have used Samsung Galaxy 3 with several music players including stock player and also with a Bluetooth headset. I think the app itself is the cause for this, which is causing screen wake-up on next/previous, and in my ...


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I have solved the problem by flashing modem (aka baseband aka radio) only through CWM / recovery mode. This way i have kept all my settings and apk's and rom and kernel. The files i have used (for SGS i9000) can be found here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1158783 You have to choose appropriate modem according to your ...


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If you are connected to wifi, then it may be set to turn off when the screen is turned off. You can use the video linked below to explain how to do it, in essense: Go to the System Settings Select WiFi Press the menu key Select advanced Change Wi-Fi sleep policy to 'Always' Video


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Yes, using Airplane Mode will reduce power drain, as the commentors have already answered. But this approach can't be considered Call Standby, because you will not receive calls. From the point of view of cellular operator, your phone behaves exactly as if shut down. Switching to Airplane mode shuts down the cellular connection, including voice and data, ...


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Right, the best you can do is download this app called 'aSpotCat' from the Google play store. This will iterate through your listing of apps installed on your device. To carry out the task - Tap on 'aSpotCat' that is the app that was downloaded from the Google Play store. Tap on 'List apps by permission' Tap on 'System tools', this will expand, and ...


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It's odd that it happens. My last few devices always stayed on while Navigating, when Navigation was a stand alone app and now that it is part of Google Maps. You could go to Settings > Display and turn the screen timout off. Double check the settings in Navigation. Alternatively Screen timout toggle is an application on the Play Store that seems to be ...


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I hope you use ClockWorkMod , reflash the custom rom after clearing the cache ,factory reset,etc,. If the problem exist try flashing other roms and see if the problems is due to the Custom Rom. If you are having the problem only when using the first custom rom, then contact the developer of the Custom Rom and ask tell him about your problem.


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I use tasker for that: Context: App (select all apps to apply this to) Task: Keyguard off, display timeout to infinity (optionally add more, e.g. brightness settings) Almost nothing that cannot be cured with Tasker :)


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Presumably, the device is using wifi to access the internet - it might be worth a shot to try this: Settings > Wifi Hit on Menu to bring up Advanced Tap on that menu option Keep Wifi on during sleep, check that, make sure its set to Never In that way when the device goes to sleep, wifi is still active and running and the web app should still work and ...


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Yes. There are many applications available in Google Play Store. The most powerful automation app is Tasker, which I use and recommend to others. You can also try battery saver applications like Juice defender, and Deep Sleep Battery Saver. In Tasker, define the context as Display off with task Disable net. Then you are done! If you are in need of more ...


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Batteries degrade over time. My last phone (Samsung Galaxy S Vibrant) would only charge to 93%. It would never charge higher than that. Near the end of my use of the phone the battery would only last about 5 - 7 hours. This is with disabling GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth. Also, Something has to be the "highest" user of the battery. Since you disabled the stuff that ...


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What version of Android are you running? In CyanogenMod and other versions look in SETTINGS > DEVELOPER OPTIONS > STAY AWAKE / KEEP SCREEN ON WHILE CHARGING You might also want to take a look at this app, if the options aren't available to you. Seems like this question has been answered earlier - How do I keep my Android 4.0.3 phone awake when USB ...


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I now have the same issue using a 7" Sumvison Astro+ after updating the firmware to the manufactures latest ICS listed version. From what i can tell this issue has been introduced as it wasn't present when i first received the tablet with the original firmware. The details the device lists are Android version 4.0.3 build version ...


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I got an answer on another forum. The part keeping the phone awake was shown here: mLocks.size=1: PARTIAL_WAKE_LOCK 'com.commonsware.cwac.locpoll.LocationPoller' a ctivated (minState=0, uid=10069, pid=14026) and by grepping the process id like so: ps | grep 14026 I found the name of the app that was causing the problem.


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well, in my opinion, you can use Cyanogenmod 7 ROM. I have Cyanogenmod 7.0.3 and I can wake my phone using the home button. You can use the ROM Manager to install clockworkmod and download cyanogenmod 7 specific to your phone: https://market.android.com/details?id=com.koushikdutta.rommanager&hl=en Refer to the following guide for installing cyanogenmod ...


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Apparently its a known issue accordingly to this Modaco thread specifically posting #8 Still have a standby bug, (it has a "self wake up") Perhaps Toshiba has released a fix by now, or, try another custom ROM, perhaps on xda maybe...


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I haven't tried this myself but the following supposedly helps in getting a faster lock for Samsung's Galaxy range of Android devices. Make sure GPS satellite and Wireless networks has been activated. Press *#*#1472365#*#*. This will bring up GPS settings. Settings -> Parameter Settings -> Address -> Server Type: 1x MPC Settings -> Parameter ...


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To the first part of your question; how can I get more information about what apps are killed when & why? The Android SDK has a quick summation on the Android Memory http://developer.android.com/guide/topics/fundamentals.html By default, every application runs in its own Linux process. Android starts the process when any of the application's ...


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How to get more information what apps are killed and why? You can connect your phone to adb; and then turn on logcat ; saving output to file. In log file you will have ton's of info; by searching for you app name; you can find out when it gets killed. What can you do to prevent it from getting stopped by android system? I don't know; hopefully rAndy answer ...



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