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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.
- Android Basics 101: Understanding Xposed Framework – XDA Developer TV
- Android App Review: Unlock Your Screen and Open an App with LockScreen One Touch – XDA Developer TV
- Android App Review: Skinable Music Player with NexMusic – XDA Developer TV
- Control Your Lights with NFC Tags or Your Voice – XDA Developer TV
- Control Your Lights with Your Android Phone – XDA Developer TV
- How to Root the Oppo Find 5 and Install a Custom Recovery – XDA Developer TV
- Android Basics 101: Understanding Kernels – XDA Developer TV
- Nexus 7: Old versus New – XDA Developer TV
- How to Root the New Nexus 7 (2013) – XDA Developer TV
- Connect to WiFi Instantly with InstaWiFi – XDA Developer TV
- Basics of Tasker: Automate Your Phone Tasks – XDA Developer TV
- Intermediate Use of Tasker: Location Based Triggers – XDA Developer TV
- Advanced Use of Tasker: Make Your Phone Work for You – XDA Developer TV
- Tasker Alternative: Llama Location Profiles to Control Your Device – XDA Developer TV
- Remote Support Tutorial: Fix Computer Problems without Leaving Your Chair – XDA Developer TV
- Dashclock Tutorial: Add Everything to Your Android Lock Screen – XDA Developer TV
- One Man’s Journey to Carrier Contract Freedom – XDA Developer TV
- Spring Clean Your Android Device for a Lemony Fresh Scent – XDA Developer TV
- Tasker Alternative: Intermediate Llama Location Trigger Phone Activities – XDA Developer TV
- Tasker Alternative: AutomateIt, Automates Your Device Tasks – XDA Developer TV
- Play Your Videos on Your Television with DLNA – XDA Developer TV
- Use Your Keyboard and Mouse on Android with USB On-The-Go – XDA Developer TV
- Voice Control Your Phone with Tasker and AutoVoice – XDA Developer TV
- Floating Notifications and Multitasking with Open Sourced HALO – XDA Developer TV
- Automatically Backup Your Android with OBackup – XDA Developer TV
- All-In-One Android Toolkit with Advanced Mobile Care – XDA Developer TV
- Use NFC Tags to Trigger Events with NFC Launcher – XDA Developer TV
- Quick Settings for All – XDA Developer TV
- Protect Your Privacy with XPrivacy – XDA Developer TV
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