1. DFranch's Avatar
    If you go to settings | battery and tap the more option there is an option Optimize Battery Usage. Says Turn on Optimize battery usage for individual apps. Some functions such as those that use mobile networks or sync data, will be restricted to save battery power.

    Has anybody used this, does it do anything?
    scott_0 and cosmic_phil like this.
    03-10-2016 08:30 AM
  2. smalba's Avatar
    I saw that too. Let me know if you use it and if it's good.

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    03-10-2016 09:45 AM
  3. scott_0's Avatar
    have to look more into this
    03-10-2016 09:54 AM
  4. vr002sh's Avatar
    I have, had it on the S6 Edge + as well. It watches and any app you have not used in 3 days is "optimized" I suspect it just does not use CPU or data. If you press the icon for an optimized app it will launch and work normally (so things like you SMS app and email, will never hit the 3 days).

    Safe to turn on. It does not save much, but every bit helps
    LSG67 likes this.
    03-10-2016 02:08 PM
  5. Rick_Moli0212's Avatar
    Optimize Battery Usage?-screenshot_20160311-073643.jpg

    This is Android Marshmallow's Doze feature.
    03-11-2016 08:28 AM
  6. LauraWA's Avatar
    Tried to optimize, but all options are greyed out.

    Optimize Battery Usage?-image.jpg
    04-01-2016 08:11 PM
  7. bsteppuhn's Avatar
    Tried to optimize, but all options are greyed out.

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    Laura click apps not opt

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    04-01-2016 08:14 PM
  8. LanceAllan's Avatar
    Those are apps you shouldn't optimize... If you click on the little gray arrow you will see all your apps

    Sent from my Chrome™ Samsung S7 edge
    04-01-2016 08:15 PM
  9. LauraWA's Avatar
    Ah, I senow. Thank you!
    04-01-2016 08:27 PM
  10. dmarcus48's Avatar
    Good post. I just found this function. On my S7 Edge, when I go to all apps, they already are turned on (by default?). I guess this allows you to NOT optimize? (don't know why you'd do that, but there are probably reasons).
    04-02-2016 03:36 PM
  11. LanceAllan's Avatar
    If you like getting notifications right away especially for things like Gmail you would be best to Un optimize those apps

    Sent from my Adamantium™ S7 edge
    04-02-2016 05:51 PM

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