I got fed up with my Android battery life and thought I should use it only when really required. Hence, I installed minimum number of apps. I have runtastic, runkeeper, gps status toolbox, mentronomics beats for tracking my runs and also Whatsapp which I use from time to time in a day. The rest of my apps are microgproject, unifiednlplocation, nova launcher, titanium backup.

I froze all the running apps and whatsapp using Titaniumbackup and unfreezing before I use. Using amplify i also lmited some wakelocks as suggested in other threads on XDA. I also have naptime, Power nap for dozing and blocking background activity on screen off. I have greenify, but not enabled.

I marked a custom reference using BetterBatteryStats last night when going to bed and checked in the morning. Battery level lost is 1.6% in 7 hours 16 minutes. Out of this my phone was in deep sleep for 7 hours 11 minutes. So, 5 minutes of activity consumed 11% of my battery. I am not sure what is eating my battery.

Could you guys help me figure out and block it. Ideally, since I don't use my phone a lot, I am hoping that the discharge percent is less than 1.

BBS dump: http://pastebin.com/066UsAwp


So, 5 minutes of activity consumed 11% of my battery

You are mistaken in saying this, don't forget that the phone is on all the time , so that too consumes power. But yes, 1.6% is a little on the higher side, but not too much IMO, considering that you have so many apps/services running

Looking at this, wake locks are reasonably under control

Deep Sleep (): 7 h 11 m 47 s 98.8%

Awake (Screen Off) (): 2 m 41 s 0.6%

Screen On (): 2 m 24 s 0.6%

but, you could also try to limit these using Amplify without disrupting, what is essential to you (do you require GPS to be on?)

alarm (com.fitnesskeeper.runkeeper.pro.Runkeeper): 31 m 3 s Count:0 7.1%

alarm (com.truecaller.phoneapp.Truedialer): 31 m 1 s Count:0 7.1%

launch (com.whatsapp.WhatsApp): 31 m 1 s Count:0 7.1%

launch (com.eclipsim.gpsstatus2.GPS Status): 31 m 1 s Count:0 7.1%

So what you need is something that hibernates apps not in use like Greenify (not task killers), which is missing from your active list- wonder why you didn't enable it? ( Have a look at tag in case you are not familiar with it and in particular Android's native process management vs. Greenify) This should certainly help you in reducing battery consumption

I would also highly recommend you to read this XDA thread ✭[GUIDE][07-02-2016]Extreme Battery Life Thread(Greenify+Amplify+Power Nap)✭ by V7. It gives a very systematic approach starting with battery life saving tips and how to use apps like Greenify and Amplify to reduce battery consumption. The OP is highly responsive and would revert with solutions, once you post your BBS stats as explained in his thread. I have been able to achieve 0.8% per hour consumption following his thread

Edit: Since freezing apps by Titanium didn't help, they appear to be poorly designed- look for alternate apps. see this in the Greenify question linked earlier

  • Thanks for the reply. I am scared do to use amplify on runkeeper, runtastic and gpstoolbox as I use them for running with GPS on. I don't want the app to close or be non-responsive when I running. Also, before going to bed yesterday, I have frozen those apps including whatsapp using Titanium Root. I don't understand why those wakelocks/alarms are shown when they are frozen. – Castor May 8 '16 at 5:47
  • If freezing didn't help, It looks like they are stubborn by poor design and that is where Greenify would help. Having said that, please go through the XDA thread . You have a good set of tools installed to reduce battery consumption. I am repeating but OP is very helpful and good – beeshyams May 8 '16 at 5:50
  • I already have amplify and managed to limit most of those mentioned in that thread. Will try to post my BBS stats there too. Thanks – Castor May 8 '16 at 6:02
  • Unfortunately, I can't post the dump there as I don't have the required privileges. – Castor May 8 '16 at 6:10
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    1. use Greenify . 2. Look for alternate GPS apps that are not badly designed and will freeze when required and try them 3. 2. PM the OP of that thread with a request- he is very likely to help ( I know him-, use by name here- he will know :-) – beeshyams May 8 '16 at 6:26

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