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Questions tagged [resource-monitoring]

Use this tag if your question is about monitoring of ressources, e.g. cpu-monitoring, process-monitoring or data-monitoring.

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Revoking Bluetooth permission from all apps?

I noticed that my phone silently enables bluetooth when screen turns off. When phones remains inactive for few minutes and I click unlock button I can see bluetooth indicator showing up for around 1-2 ...
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How to list all files that an Android app is currently reading or writing?

I want to list all the files that an Android app is currently reading or writing, something like what Windows' Disk Activity in Resource Monitor does: How can I do that?
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Something eating CPU on Sony XPeria XZ, how to find out what it is?

I have two Sony Xperia XZ devices, bought both very recently in UK as used-with-warranty. One is working great, but the other (which has a 3 logo come up when booting) apparently has something using ...
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How to measure memory (RAM) bandwidth in Android?

I am looking for a way (preferably a tool) to measure the speed of RAM. There are tools which shows how much ram is occupied at a given point of time, but I couldn't find any tool which shows the ...
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How to know power consumption at the moment?

From time to time my Samsung Galaxy S7 is starting to consume a lot of power, turns hot and eats 10% of charge in minutes. If I have less than 10% charge, it kills itself even if on external power. ...
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Android Auto unusable

I have a Google Pixel 2 XL and a Sony XAV-AX100. More often than not, when I connect the phone to the car, Android Auto is unusable. Everything is sooooo slow, that I have to reboot the phone. I can ...
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Are there situations that a crashed Android app's task will remain running in the background?

Quick question to help me understand how my phone's performance is affected when an app terminates "irregularly". When an Android app crashes (or otherwise terminates irregularly), could the task ...
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Android Device Monitor does not list Application for events?

I'm worried about some activities showing up in logcat, but the "Application" field is empty on every entry. Is there some way to get this populated? WalletGuns and GnsSdk are related, but I can't ...
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Give app resource priority?

I have a couple apps I use regularly that take a lot of resources, the biggest hog is Vainglory which being essentially a desktop-class game uses most of the ram, CPU power and network bandwidth my ...
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How to identify which app is reading from my disk

Except for disabling one app at a time or all at once and then enable them all slowly again (The Elimination method) - How do I identify what app is reading my disk ? it happens periodically and ...
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How can we get a list of URLS recently visited by an android device? And the amount of time spent on a URL?

I am trying to figure out how much data collection for time tracking can be automatically done on android devices. So basically I want to collect the amount of time that a user spends on youtube, ...
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View running processes and CPU usage in Android 7 (Nougat)?

In previous versions of Android, when my phone battery was going down quickly I could open an app like OS Monitor, see what process is using a lot CPU (often it was Evernote or Maps.me), and then kill ...
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High CPU caused by sp1 process

I have a Samsung Galaxy Alpha and I have a problem. Sometimes a process named sp1 starts to run 100% on a single thread, causing a constant 12% of CPU (I have 8 cores). I don't know how I can ...
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Is there an easy way to count the number of installed apps in my Android phone?

Maybe this info is in some file. I can also have it mounted in my computer and run a bunch of linux commands.
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How to find and read boot up log files?

My phone's SD card got stolen yesterday, and I'm trying to find a way to read the boot up logs. I had left it at work by accident, and I know that it had to have been stolen by one of our employees in ...
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See per-app cache-misses?

This is what I mean by cache miss: If the processor finds that the memory location is in the cache, a cache hit has occurred. However, if the processor does not find the memory location in the ...
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What are the hardware requirements for Battery monitoring?

I looked at the hardware compatibility list, but there is no mention for a requirement of a battery monitoring functionality in the hardware. But, all phones display the battery level with the ...
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How do you close apps in Android so they aren't taking up resources? [duplicate]

This may sound silly but it's a good point. In apps such as web browsers pressing the back key only navigates the browser back to the previous page. Pressing the home key makes an app disappear, but ...
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Android power Usage - How to monitor

TL;DR: Is there some reasonably time-efficient way to find out what programs cause Android OS Services to drain battery? On a regular basis I find that some app causes my phone to run hot and drain ...
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How can I minimize UI lag? [closed]

How can I minimize UI lag by ensuring that global UI elements (e.g. keyboard and notification drawer) don't compete for resources with every running application?
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How to switch on/off system load and running processes overlay

Somehow I have managed to get my Android phone (HTC Wildfire running Cyanogenmod 7.1 / Android 2.3.7) into a state where the system load (in unix uptime format) and running process list is constantly ...
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How to find and remove spy software on phone

My girlfriend has an admirer which started out as a good friend. He confessed his love for her some time ago and started to become more and more aggressive while being rejected. He recently started to ...
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Monitor data connection based on location constantly [closed]

I was wondering if there was way to ping google.com (or any other stable site) and record my GPS location. It would then append the result of the ping, GPS position, and the time to a log file on my ...
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TCPView for Android

Someone know if exist a TCPView (windows application) similar app for Android? Googling I've found only the use of tcpdump but it's not easy and immediately readable. Thank for any suggest
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How can I monitor the device battery consumption?

I need information about which applications or hardware features discharge the battery. Built-in Android option for this doesn't fit because not all devices have it. Also it would be a great advantage ...
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How can I monitor and visualize the current resource usage (CPU, Memory, etc.) caused by the running Apps?

I am looking for typical per app/process resource usage information (CPU, Memory, etc.). This information is often useful to find and identify misbehaving apps. How can I monitor and visualize the ...
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How to log and visualize resource usage stats (to identify resource hogs)?

I want to be able to collect up to, say, a couple of day's worth of resource usage statics for my android, at the resolution of individual apps, and ordered according to their shares of the resource. ...
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How to monitor tethering bandwidth

Is there any way to monitor 3G tethering usage. ie excluding regular 3G bandwidth. (This is for a UK GiffGaff plan, where normal use is unlimited, but tethering charged per GB.)
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How can I monitor my phone's activities?

A couple of times I've found my phone turned off when I don't remember doing so, especially when I have a fully charged or nearly full battery. Are there any applications out there that will monitor ...
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Trace GSM packets on HTC Desire?

Is there any way I can log/sniff the GSM packets on a (rooted) HTC Desire ? (I'm talking about the actual low level GSM packets on the Um interface, not IP packets over a 3g connection.)
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How do I determine which app is syncing?

I frequently see the syncing icon in my notification bar, but every once in a while it gets stuck there, perpetually syncing something. I have tons of apps that do background syncs. How can I see ...
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How to monitor the amount of data traffic?

I would like to monitor how much data-traffic I use. How?