Smartphone owners will know that one of the main concerns of their device will always be the battery life. Once the battery of an Android device gets drained then there’s really not much you can do with it if you don’t have a spare battery or a charger ready. This is the reason why most people install battery saving apps on their devices.
One of the popular battery saving apps available at the Google Play Store is Greenify. It works by automatically hibernating apps that aren’t used and previously only worked in rooted devices. When the app is needed it will automatically run. Aside from saving battery life a lot of users have also said that they have a smoother Android experience.
A new version of the app that has been released will now work in non-rooted Android devices. The auto-hibernation mode will not work on non-rooted devices however a “Hibernate All” shortcut has been added for users to manually activate the hibernate feature. You will have to identify which apps you wish to hibernate.
The team behind this app gives important reminders for people who will be using this app. “Greenifying an app implies that you are aware that all the background functionality (service, periodic task, event receiver, alarm, widget update, push message) of this app will become out of service during the hibernation except when you are using this app.”
“Never greenify alarm clock apps, instant messaging apps unless you don’t rely on them. Please do verify the impact of greenified apps on which you heavily rely.”
Here’s how Greenify compares with other battery saving apps
- Unlike the “Freeze” feature in “TitaniumBackup Pro” that totally disable the app, you can still use your app as usual, share content with it. No need to freeze & defrozen it.
- Unlike “App Quarantine”, you can launch greenified apps in any way as usual. No more crafted app-launch widgets, no more manual disabling.
- Unlike “Autostarts”, you can benefit from almost all of its advantages, without needing to deal with the complexity and risk of obscure app components, and never lose functionality when app is actively running.
- Unlike any “XXX Task Killer”, your device will never fall into the cat-mouse-game of stealthy-running and aggressive killing, which unnecessarily consumes more battery juice.
via google play