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Android Power Settings

Recently Android devices are configured to very aggressively priotize battery life over the functionality of background applictions. To ensure the Intulse app is not affected by these settings please follow the steps below:


Battery optimization

Android 8.x and Higher
  1. From a Home screen, swipe up or down to access apps screen then navigate: Settings > Apps.
  2. Tap the Menu icon Menu icon (upper-right) then tap Special access.
  3. Tap Optimize battery usage.
  4. Tap the Dropdown menu Dropdown icon (at the top) then tap All.
  5. If preferred, tap the app switch next to Intulse App to turn on Switch on

    Note: Apps or services unable to be optimized appear grayed out.

Android 6.x - 7.x
  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps > Settings > Battery.
  2. Tap MORE (upper-right) then tap Optimize battery usage.

    Note: If not available, navigate: Battery Usage (next to Estimated battery life) > or the Menu icon Menu icon > Optimize battery usage.

  3. Tap the Dropdown menu Dropdown icon (at the top) then tap All apps.
  4. If preferred, tap the app switch(es) to turn on Switch on or off Switch off.

    Note: Switch color may vary.
    Note: Apps or services unable to be optimized appear grayed out.


Disable Sleeping Apps

  1. From a Home screen, swipe up or down to access apps screen then navigate: Settings > Device Care.
  2. Tap Battery
  3. Tap the 3-dot menu > Settings
  4. Disable all toggles (except Notifications) - Adaptive Battery, Put Unused apps to Sleep, Auto Disable unused apps, Optimise settings
  5. Tap "Sleeping apps"
  6. Wake up all the apps using the trashcan icon

    Note: Installing new samsung updates may require you to change these settings again.
    Make sure to set unused apps to sleep and Auto-disable unused apps is disabled. Otherwise, Samsung will put your apps back to sleep after a few days (3 by default) even if you have woken them up manually!