Questions tagged [battery]

Software that is related to the device's battery life.

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Any boot system to drain a computer battery?

When receiving a laptop replacement battery, one need to calibrate it, which mean fully charging it, and draining it to a residual charge of about 3%. I want to accelerate the battery discharge stage ...
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Reliable Android alarm clock that does not turn on the screen when the alarm rings

I am searching for a reliable Android alarm clock that does not turn on the screen when the alarm rings. The requirements I have are minimal: Must not require internet access No strange unneeded ...
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App to schedule Android power off / on at specified times?

As per New Android 9 'phone - where is “schedule power off / on”? (now closed, with no answer, so presumably unanswerable), I go a new 'phone and can't find a setting to schedule power off /on ...
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A Super Battery Saver App for windows 10?

Is there a windows 10 app or procedure that can allow me to only have the wifi and chrome open along with the most basic keyboard functions so that I can maximize my battery usage? I don't want any ...
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tool to force the use of a battery

I am looking for a specific piece of software that can allow the laptop to run on battery, even though its adapter is plugged into power supply. This is to ensure that the battery itself is used ...
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Is there any way how to disable battery in laptop or stop charging on dell?

I need to find some way how to stop charging a laptop or disable the battery. So when I unplug my laptop it will instantly shut down. But I can't find anything related to this. I have dell G3 17inch. ...
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Android app to compare characteristics of two batteries

I have an LG G5 mobile phone. With a weak battery, and the price of new batteries being high, I would like to have an app to compare the old battery and new battery characteristics. Thanks.
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Android app to correctly indicate battery wear

Please recommend an Android app that correctly indicates battery wear. What is battery wear? After a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery has been repeatedly discharged and recharged, it will no longer hold ...
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Battery maintenance for Lenovo laptop

I have a Lenovo laptop with W10/64, and I want to do a battery maintenance. Which software is best to do a battery maintenance? Lenovo offered a battery maintenance procedure in the Lenovo settings. ...
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App to check the current battery health?

I'm looking for macOS app to check for the current battery health, such as age, cycle count and capacity. Preferably free app or with the trial version available.
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iOS app for simple battery statistics

I'm looking for an app that shows/calculates: time since last charging* average time between charging average charging time Optionally: graph history of battery level charging current Note: all ...
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android extreme battery saver

I'm after an extreme battery saver for android. My definition of extreme battery saving is basically: in flight mode when lock screen is active when not at lock screen, only the foreground app is ...
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Battery Monitoring Software

I've just got a Surface Book, and as I've read many different results as to the battery life of these, I'd like to monitor this. So I'm looking for a program that runs on Windows 10, and does the ...
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Automatically toggle the wifi on (or airplane mode off) for certain application status (focus or non focus)

I have to use a laptop and sadly in a location we don't have the luxury to use the power, so we rely on the battery. We all accept that the meeting can either run it's course or until a laptop runs ...
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Battery percentage in system tray

I have been looking for a long while for a utility that displays the current battery percentage in the system tray, not as a toolbar like BatteryBar Pro. I use a vertically-oriented taskbar and ...
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Automatically enable/disable mobile data mobile on Android devices [duplicate]

Having mobile data enabled all the time drastically reduces the battery life, is there any app to automatically turn on mobile data for 5min and then turn this off for the next hour (and then repeat ...
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Internet control app for Android

I need an app that controls internet access (on-off data connection) to my android phone. I want it to enable the internet every 30 minutes or 1 hour when not using my phone and secondly, I want it ...
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Is there some Android app to scroll/zoom battery history?

Because sometimes when I am analyzing wakelocks and trying to figure out if an app after changing some settings keeps my phone awake or not gets pretty difficult after a few hours of battery history ...
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Android app to turn GPS on/off when I am “stationary”

Is there an Android app which will use the location provided by the 'phone network to determine whether I am stationary or moving and to turn GPS off or on accordingly? Preferably something free.
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App to send message when battery is low?

If a parent wanted to make sure they could contact their child at any time then they would appreciate an app stored on the child's phone which would send an SMS or email message anytime the battery ...
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Android App that helps manage the battery drain

I own a Sony Z1 mobile phone and the battery drains way too fast. I have Android 4.4 version, not rooted. Does anybody know what app could be successfully used to identify and and manage power ...
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Show battery percentage at fullscreen software

Using a Win8 notebook and running fullscreen software, I need a tool that shows me the current battery percentage in real time while I'm inside the fullscreen program. Is there anything that could ...
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Software about CPU and battery statistics

I am looking for software which has good statistics about CPU and can stay minimized, with a system tray showing CPU stats. My notebook is overheating sometimes, I want to see clock speed if possible ...
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IOS app to send location when battery is low

I am looking for an iOS app that can automatically send me the location of the phone via email and text to a different phone whenever the battery goes below a pre-defined limit. Requirements: ...
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Laptop battery charging control software for windows

I would like to use a software for controlling the charging of my laptops battery somehow like this: the charging would switch off after reaching a certain percentage for, example 80%. Charging ONLY ...
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Looking for power management software for Mac?

Use case 1: I'm in the office, on power cable, running several VMs, Photoshop, thousand of browser tabs. Use case 2: I'm taking computer to a garden with no power cable. I would like to switch power ...
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iOS application to show the battery charging rate in mA

I am looking for an iOS application that can show the battery charging rate in mA. Free if possible, and supporting iOS 7.1
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Android application to show the battery charging rate (e.g. in mA)

I am looking for an Android application that can show the battery charging rate (e.g. in mA). Free is better, but paid OK too.
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Recommend a good battery optimizer for Windows 8 laptop

I use a Lenovo G500 laptop that runs on Windows 8. I need a good battery optimizer for it which ensures extended battery life and it shouldn't cause much system load. Can anyone recommend me a good ...
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Battery Charging log

Can someone please recommend a software for Windows 8 laptop, that can show vital battery stats like: discharge rate charging cycle health most importantly, charging time and discharging time Is ...