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Battery draining apps on Android

Question asked by paul.haakma on May 24, 2018
Latest reply on May 27, 2018 by paul.haakma

I'm wondering if anyone has any pointers around trouble-shooting battery drain on apps?

 

We have an app that several users of Android phones have told us the OS is popping up a warning that it is draining the battery. Is reporting usage of around 1% per hour. This is in spite of the app not actually being active - in fact, on my test phone the phone was actually in lock mode for the past couple of hours.

 

Background gps location is not enabled.

 

The only thing I can think is that there is a timer running that triggers every few minutes - does anyone know if this timer continues running when the app is not active and/or the phone is in sleep/lock mode?

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