Jimmy McGee · Oct 1, 2013 at 03:30 pm

Android Basics 101: Understanding Wakelocks – XDA Developer TV

The number one issue most people have with their smartphone is battery life—unless of course, it’s the Motorola Droid Maxx or the LG G2. There are many tricks people have to help extend their battery’s life: dim the screen all the way and squinting to read the screen, turning off WiFi when they aren’t at home and forgetting to turn it back on and using all their allotted data, or some other Voodoo trick. However, there may be something impacting their battery life that they don’t know about: wakelocks.

In today’s video, XDA Developer TV Producer Kevin talks about Wakelocks. He gives a basic overview of what wakelocks are. Kevin then talks about a few apps that can help with solving this puzzle. These apps have been review by TK in the past: Wakelock Detector and Greenify. So if you want to learn more about wakelocks and how to deal with them, check out this video.

Be sure to check out other great XDA Developer TV Videos and Kevin’s other videos.

Check out Kevin’s YouTube Channel


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Jimmy McGee

JimmyMcGee is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users.
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