1. pcguys's Avatar
    In the olden days, my gsam battery monitor would show which apps were waking up the phone; now, it only shows combined app wake locks.

    I downloaded wakelock detector and when I ran it, it said kitkat now requires ROOT to see that kind of info.

    So, how do I go about figuring out what's keeping my phone awake? (I have a galaxy note 3 which only drained at 0.5% per hour over-night, and now drains at 2.5% per hour.

    Thanks for any tips. I'm sad I upgraded to kitkat.

    Mike
    04-23-2014 05:28 PM
  2. tonyr6's Avatar
    Can you force stop wavelock apps or a reboot the only way? Really 4.4.3 can't come out any sooner.
    04-23-2014 05:39 PM
  3. UJ95x's Avatar
    Can you force stop wavelock apps or a reboot the only way? Really 4.4.3 can't come out any sooner.
    Without GSam or Wakelock Detector you likely won't know what app is causing the drain so a reboot would likely be your only fix.

    Sent from my Galaxy S4 running SlimKat 4.4.2
    tonyr6 and tube517 like this.
    04-23-2014 05:53 PM
  4. pcguys's Avatar
    the problem is I don't know which apps keep waking up my kitkat.

    the problem persists even after a reboot.

    -Mike
    04-23-2014 05:53 PM
  5. UJ95x's Avatar
    the problem is I don't know which apps keep waking up my kitkat.

    the problem persists even after a reboot.

    -Mike
    What do the built in battery stats report show?

    Sent from my Galaxy S4 running SlimKat 4.4.2
    04-23-2014 06:07 PM
  6. pcguys's Avatar
    During 7 hours over-night, I had:
    54 minutes Kernel (android OS)
    49 minutes Android system
    9 minutes google services.
    7 minutes my magazine (something I've never used)
    5 minutes amazon kindle (odd since I rebooted before bed and was not reading using the app).

    It reported 1 hour 51 minutes of combined wakelocks (of the 7 hours)
    45 minutes of bam_dmux_wakelock
    17 minutes of ipc00000021_loc_hal_worker
    04-23-2014 06:14 PM

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