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Questions tagged [standby]

An energy-saving mode your Android device usually switches to when the display is off. Details can be found following the 'info' link below.

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Problem after android pie: black screen on certain apps the SECOND TIME it is awaken from sleep

I have an Xperia XZ premium that i just updated to Android Pie yesterday (long overdue monthly update from last year), and this problem started occurring. So far it only happens to two types of apps: ...
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Does Digital Wellbeing affect battery life when the phone is not used?

I know the point of this app is to reduce usage of the phone (specific apps), which results in longer battery life. And maybe reduces battery usage a little by making the screen black and white, when ...
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ADB Shell command not applied - “am set-standby-bucket” - Android 9

Currently trying to observe the behaviour of my app in different adaptive battery buckets on Android Pie. I was testing it with the command : adb shell am set-standby-bucket <packagename> <...
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How can I get ViewRanger to keep recording my track on my tablet even when the cover is closed?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 running Android 7.0 and have ViewRanger 9.0.6 (3rd September 2018 update) installed. The tablet is in a (3rd party) cover. ViewRanger has no problem showing me where I ...
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Why do I only get push notifications when I turn my phone on?

I rely on a specific app's push notifications, but if my phone has been sitting on the table for a while I don't receive the notifications when they come in. Whenever I pick up the phone and press ...
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App to wake up WiFi periodically while on sleep

WiFi drastically drains the battery. There is a setting to disable WiFi while the phone is on sleep. However, it's all or nothing: either you are connected all the time (and kiss good-bye to the ...
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preventing current app from being killed while screen is off and running off AC power

Is it too much to ask to be able to start an app before I go to bed at night, turn off the screen, and then turn the screen back on in the middle of the night and have it still there, undisturbed? ...
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Android-x86 power button press does not sleep

I'm running Android-x86 on an intel Apollo Lake tablet. When I press the power button, Android does not go to sleep. Instead, it shows the power menu. This means I cannot put the device to sleep by ...
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adb wakeup not wakes up galaxy s8

I'm looking for adb command to wake up my galaxy s8. When I had galaxy s7 I used successfully this command: adb shell input keyevent KEYCODE_WAKEUP but in s8 this command just wake it up for a ...
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How to force sleep after a timeout regardless of app?

I'm letting my little kid use an old Android phone (Galaxy S5) as a camera. I've got the camera app pinned so he can't do anything except take pics. He hits Home to wake it up and then can tap the ...
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How do I stop the home button from waking the device?

I keep pressing the home button by accident in my pocket. I have an S5, Cyanogen Marshmallow, rooted and xposed. I can't find any way to stop wake on home with cm. For Touchwiz there are xposed ...
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Android Wear causing battery to quickly drain

I'm currently using a Zenwatch first generation alongside a Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge on Android 6.0.1. Both devices are always fully updated. The problem is that when my smartphone is connected to the ...
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How to prevent CPU throttling after not poking at screen

I'm trying to run some benchmarks on a Nexus 5 using GNURoot Debian. (The purpose of these benchmarks is to figure out which implementation strategy of an algorithm is the fastest on ARMv7, so the CPU ...
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Notifications don't show up until I wake the phone

I have identical problem on two Nexus 5x phones. In last few weeks I've noticed that I don't receive any notification(Gmail, calendar, sms...) when phone is in "sleep mode" but when I wake it up (with ...
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How to stop unwanted Nvidia Shield TV wake up?

My Nvidia Shield TV wake up from standby mode undesirably (and wake up my tv). So my first question: Is it possible to get a log to see what awakens it? On a more empirical approach, I have noticed ...
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Samsung Note 10.1 (2014) tablet discharges when powered off

My samsung tablet discharges when powered off and not connected to a charger. It's too fast that i would suspect some battery self-discharge. I am not totally sure about the state of the power-off ...
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LAVA OTG adapter keeps android tablet from sleeping

I am using an EasyCAP Adapter via a LAVA SimulCharge adapter on a Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 to capture video from a car reverse camera. This is working fine except, when the LAVA adapter loses the power ...
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How do I prevent my GPS-tracking app from stopping?

I'm running a very simple open-source Android GPS tracker: https://github.com/herverenault/Self-Hosted-GPS-Tracker I have it set to post GPS coordinates from my phone to my server every 30 seconds. ...
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Enable Standby when the phone case lid is closed

I have a tablet (samsung) and a phone (google nexus 5x) both with cyanogenmod as ROM and when i close the lid of the case on the tablet it automatically turns of the screen (and locks after some time)....
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How can I get deep sleep -> coma for max battery life as comms platform?

I'm not an Androidite, just very curious. Arduinos have a timer-driven deep sleep mode that reduces their power requirements by 1000 or so. But it's a specialized and limited device, and a building ...
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Wifi turns off when phone sleeps - Not Duplicate

This is NOT a duplicate, I have read the other posts on this forum site and none of them have helped me. I've gone to the wifi settings and made sure Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep is ALWAYS and I've ...
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Disable turn on when charging finishes

When my Android phone is charging, the moment it becomes fully charged, it 'wakes up' from standby mode. This is annoying, because I often let it charge at night in my room, and it wakes me up. Is ...
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Can I waked a sleeping Android without an app installed?

I am aware of Wake on LAN, but that has been ruled out as it requires a device to have an app installed (doesn't it?). A friend wants to develop an access point and wants to be able to wake any ...
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Marshmallow: Apps NOT battery optimized still seem to doze off

I have a Nexus 6P. I have disabled battery optimization for a few apps and yet those apps still seem to doze off. Specifically those apps are 1) a sip client (csipsimple and bria) and 2) pushover. ...
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Phone doesn't turn wifi off and weirdly transmits data

When i wake up my phone(kitkat,cm11) from standby, it always transmits data through wifi and than stops transmitting/recieving data. It gives the feeling it always transmits/recieves while sleeping. ...
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How much (Idle) time is needed for “Doze” to get activated ? (Android 6- Marshmallow)

Consider a device that was left on a table, unplugged, and no movement. After sometime, the screen turns off, and the screen lock may (or may not) be auto activated, according to lock and smart lock ...
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How Doze (marshmallow feature) work during playback?

We know that Doze mode starts the 'ultra power saving' when the device isn't moving. But what happen if we leave the device on a table playing music with the screen off? EDIT: I experienced the ...
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Find out over the network if Android device is active

I have an nVidia Shield TV device, which is running Android TV. In order to integrate this into my home theater setup, I need to be able to determine if the device is active or sleeping. For my ...
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Can I make a web site continue running when in standby?

I am developing a simple web application which will be used for tracking GPS position. The general idea is that every couple of minutes it'll send the GPS location back to a server with an AJAX ...
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How do I prevent apps from waking up Sony Xperia 3 compact?

I have a Sony Xperia Z3 compact, with Android 5.1.1. This phone is not rooted, and actually belongs to a friend, so I cannot root this phone. I am having battery life problems that appear to be a ...
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Turn screen off without Android sleeping

Is there any way to quickly toggle the screen off without making Android sleep? For example, I sometimes like to use the Calm app when I sleep. But it keeps the screen on all the time. When I just ...
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Should I turn off or standby my encrypted phone to maximize lifespan

Should I turn my phone off at night or just lock it, to minimize battery usage and battery wear, and also wear to the flash memory? This question is similar to Should I keep my Android tablets' ...
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Force Android screen to remain off until power button is pressed?

I run Android 5.0.1. I'm finding the screen a bit iffy, in that it doesn't remain off until I press the power button, but comes on randomly. There are plenty of apps to make it come on without the ...
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Accidentally triggering the sound player or the torch

I often accidentally trigger the sound player or the torch while I pick up or put down my phone from/to my pocket. The phone is asleep when this happens, and likely I'm somewhat touching either the ...
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What happens to CPU frequency when Android downloads a large file with screen off?

For example, I start downloading system update file and hit the power button to dim my screen. What happens to CPU? Does it lowers its frequency or change its governor to powersave? Or does CPU ...
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How do I prevent Android from going to sleep?

I never want my Android tablet to go to sleep, can I prevent sleep mode?
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What is Android's sleep mode [closed]

Many developers speak of Android's sleep mode. When exactly the device goes into sleep mode ? What is st standby mode ? How standby and sleep mode are different (or related)? When the device goes ...
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How do I customize sleep timeout button presets in quick settings panel?

Here is an image to make clear what I'm talking about: As you see, this button have 3 positions. I figured out what these are corresponding to Sleep after 15 sec, 30 sec and 1 min, respectively. ...
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Is it dangerous to keep my phone plugged in indefinitely? [duplicate]

I just recently got a new phone, so my old one has been sitting in a drawer for the last month. However, a friend recently suggested the Sleep Cycle alarm to me, and I'd like to try it out, but I'm ...
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how to 'cancel' automatic standby while reading?

I look for an app/a setting that allows me to cancel/revert (automatic) standby more easily than by pressing the power button. I think of something like turning off the screen for a few seconds ...
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Nexus 4 with no signal (sleep mode)

I have a problem with my sister's Nexus4. When I try to call her I have the reply that the phone is off while if I call the other phone (HTC Legend with the same operator) I can talk regularly. It ...
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Samsung Galaxy S5 turns on when fully charged and never turns off

I just 'upgraded' from the Samsung Galaxy S4 to the S5. Both use similar Android 4.4.2 Touchwiz software, but the new one has some odd behavior. I set smart screen sleep (or timeout, how it's called) ...
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Android full hibernation

I wonder is there a way to hibernate Android tablet as if it were a usual desktop computer, that is to save its current state on the disk for the quick restoration after complete shutdown? I really ...
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Android phone turns off when WiFi is on

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 that turns off when it sleeps or locks, but that only happens when it has internet access, not necessarily with WiFi on. So if I want to use the phone I have to disable ...
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I just got a (used) Nexus 7 (2013)… And it goes to standby too quickly too often

Is there are a way to configure it, with an app or guide, to be able to READ "something really interesting" in this tablet without the screen constantly randomly going off too soon? I would ...
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Nexus 4 does not wake up from Sleep randomly

I have a Nexus 4 running stock rom kit kat 4.4.2. There were few instances, in which when the phone goes to sleep, I see the notification light blinking indicating a new email/message, but it doesn't ...
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LG P880 Screen stays awake whilst charging

I have a phone that when I plug it in it turns the screen on and the doesn't go to sleep until I press the power off button. Is there a way to make the screen go to sleep automatically like when you ...
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Daydream goes to standby when touched

My Nexus 4 runs Android 4.4 and is set to use the standard "Clock" daydream while charging. It has no screen lock. This works fine so far. Expected: I would expect the screen to wake up when I touch ...
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Make the screen to appear again when the screen is off by just touching the screen. Instead of pressing the on/off button

Our system at work is automated. Sometimes a machine stop and we get the fault popping up on a android device everyone is carrying. It's a Cat B15 Mobile with Android 4.1. We are carrying the phone ...
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How to keep the screen from going blank or locking for particular application

Edited question: Google Navigate app does have the logic to keep the screen from locking or backlight from switching-off, but a corporate BYOD software suite, I've had to install as my employer's ...