Your Android phone has a full battery saver mode that you can configure to your liking.
For years Android includes a battery saver mode this allows push a little more autonomy in cases where the battery level is already low.
Although some brands offer their own systems of this type, the Android native power saving mode is one of the best work. And if that wasn’t enough, it is possible Configure it according to the user’s convenience in an easy way
Set your mobile phone to battery saver mode with Buoy
Default, Android power saving mode is not too configurable or customizable. Therefore, applications like buoywho promise to add more settings to this mode so that the user has full control over its functions.
Buoy is a paid appwhich has a price of 0.99 euros, and without a doubt worth what it costs. However, since it is a Open source projectit is possible to compile the code published on GitHub to get the app’s APK file for free. In our Android Studio manual, we explain how to compile the code of an Android app.
If you have already downloaded the application on your phone, this is what you need to do Grant write permission through System Preferences. To do this, you need a computer with ADB drivers installed. If you already have it, do the following:
- Enable the USB debugging option on your phone through the developer settings.
- Connect your cell phone to the computer via USB.
- Open a command window or terminal on your computer.
- Write the command “adb devices” and run it. Wait for a warning to appear on the mobile screen that you must accept.
- In the command window, execute the command “adb shell pm grant com.draco.buoy android.permission.WRITE_SECURE_SETTINGS”.
- Disconnect the mobile phone from the computer.
That’s all. Now all you have to do is go Play with the options provided by the application to configure the battery saver to your liking. For example, you can enable or disable the following features when storage mode is enabled:
- Notify other apps that power saving mode is in use
- Data storage for Wi-Fi or cellular networks
- Dark mode
- “Launch Boost” to speed up the launch of apps
- View window and activity animations
- Enable apps to use the software abstraction layer –HAL– SoundTrigger
- Delay device backups
- Use the firewall built into the system
- Change the location access permission for apps
- Reduce the maximum panel brightness
- Force all apps to sleep
- Force applications not to query data in the background
- Deactivate sensors that are not strictly necessary
- Use Always in Display Mode
- Immediately after turning off the screen, put the mobile phone into “deep sleep” mode
Well worth mentioning All functions are available without superuser permissions or root, and you don’t need tools like Magisk either. Buoy should work on any device with a version of Android equal to or greater than Android 8although those who have a version of Android 10 or higher will have access to more options.
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