Greenify speeds up your Android device by putting battery hogging, always-on apps in hibernation

Greenify is an app designed to optimize your Android device into running as smoothly as it initially did. It accomplishes this not by deleting stale data, but by helping you identify apps that misbehave, keeping their activity and eating battery life while you aren't using them...
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8. bendgate unregistered

Awesome app.

27. Darkerm

Posts: 322; Member since: Jan 31, 2012

its a great app but I use Snapdragon Battery Guru and it's great too.

29. DeusExCellula

Posts: 1390; Member since: Oct 05, 2014

do you need to root?

46. shahrooz

Posts: 792; Member since: Sep 17, 2013

battery guru really helped to improve my battery life by uninstalling it. LOL I cant believe I doubled my battery life by deleting a battery saver!!!

36. jaytai0106

Posts: 1888; Member since: Mar 30, 2011

No matter what, Sony Z2/Z3 has awesome battery management :)

59. TheNeighbor

Posts: 370; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

I've been using Greenify more than a year. My experience is it kills the apps you designate not to run after a minute or so. Facebook and its Messenger for example, I don't like to be notified all the time, and want those apps closed not running at all. However, I'd like to use it when I need to and they turn off automatically after some idle time. That's how I want particular apps not wasting my battery, with zero connection with my data service. I use Greenify to basically turn off apps automatically for me that I don't want that need to connect to my data service. It's different from disabling apps like when you do with Titanium Backup. I do keep my Email app on and I've set it so that it checks mail every 4 hours. I keep LTE Discovery out of Greenify's list so that it would continuously does its job of locking onto LTE bandwidth when I need it to. I keep 8tracks on for continuous internet radio by not listing it on Greenify. I can manually Greenify everything after a session of multiple apps usage. Of course I rooted my device since day 1. No doubt about it since I'd like to get the real customized performance I want out of my expensive device. Greenify is just one of the many apps I use with root.
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