1. SocratesRising's Avatar
    I have a question for those experts out there my blink feed has been disabled and it still uses battery power when I check battery status.
    am i doing any harm to other applications when I disable this particular app can I uninstall the app all together
    please forgive my horrible grammar and run on sentences I am speaking this while driving home from work

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    04-18-2014 12:56 AM
  2. ironbesterer's Avatar
    I have a question for those experts out there my blink feed has been disabled and it still uses battery power when I check battery status.
    am i doing any harm to other applications when I disable this particular app can I uninstall the app all together
    please forgive my horrible grammar and run on sentences I am speaking this while driving home from work

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    Do not text and drive!

    Are you rooted or no? If you are, use TB to freeze it.

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    04-18-2014 12:59 AM
  3. SocratesRising's Avatar
    I am not rooted.

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    04-18-2014 01:00 AM
  4. buckifvr's Avatar
    . I don't think you are going to negatively affect other apps. I do not think you can uninstall unless you were to root your phone and install a custom rom with blinkfeed removed. Short of that disabling the app is all you can do.

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    04-18-2014 01:02 AM
  5. SocratesRising's Avatar
    do you have any idea why it would still draw power after force stop, disabling and so forth

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    04-18-2014 01:09 AM
  6. buckifvr's Avatar
    No, I don't know why it draws power. How did you disable it?

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    04-18-2014 01:37 AM
  7. SocratesRising's Avatar
    Just went to apps in settings, hit force stop, disable and unchecked start up box

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    04-18-2014 01:39 AM
  8. buckifvr's Avatar
    Go to your app manager and swipe to running, tap the menu dots in the upper right hand corner and select show cache processes. You will probably see HTC Blinkfeed listed. Stop that process

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    04-18-2014 01:43 AM
  9. SocratesRising's Avatar
    Will do, thanks!

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    04-18-2014 01:51 AM
  10. buckifvr's Avatar
    I hope that helps.

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    04-18-2014 01:53 AM
  11. SocratesRising's Avatar


    There is an HTC app running, that must be it. I stopped it.

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    04-18-2014 01:55 AM
  12. buckifvr's Avatar
    No that's not it. Not the HTC Service Pack, Did you tap the menu dots in the upper right hand corner. And select show cache processes? You should see HTC Blinkfeed

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    04-18-2014 02:06 AM
  13. buckifvr's Avatar
    It will say HTC Blinkfeed cached background process

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    04-18-2014 02:08 AM
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    04-18-2014 02:13 AM
  15. SocratesRising's Avatar


    I hit force stop and close out and check it again and the button is available to press again.

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    04-18-2014 02:16 AM
  16. buckifvr's Avatar
    Select HTC Blinkfeed cached background process. It should give you the option to stop the process.

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    04-18-2014 02:18 AM
  17. SocratesRising's Avatar
    I did, I pressed stop. Will it just start running again every time I restart the phone for example or am I done messing with it until I restart? Thanks for all the help btw!

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    04-18-2014 02:20 AM
  18. buckifvr's Avatar
    You're welcome. I am not sure. I don't think it'll automatically start with a reboot, but there's one way to find out reboot and check

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    04-18-2014 02:26 AM
  19. buckifvr's Avatar
    I hope that helps.

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    04-18-2014 02:27 AM

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