Support Stamina Mode

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  1. El Presidente

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    Any body notice whether or not it makes a difference?

    I allow some apps to use my internet connection (gmail, whatsapp, hangouts, cerberus etc). Doing it that way, am I completely negating its usefulness?
     

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  2. Slug

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    It does on the Z, but like all 5" display 'sets the more the screen is on the less difference it makes.

    Not completely, but it's a trade-off against gimping your usage. I tend to only enable it if I'm going to be away from home/work all day i.e. at the mercy of the mobile network's variable signal.
     
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  3. El Presidente

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    Fair comment.

    Although strangely, screen on time is easily the best of any handset I've had. It's when the phone is idle I think battery life could be better.

    Thanks, I'll have a mess about with it on and off over the next few days, see if I can find a decent compromise.
     
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    That's how I did it. Nothing scientific, just restricting "always active" status to those apps that I need immediate updates from e.g. Gmail, Whatsapp.

    Btw, Qualcomm released a similar app, Snapdragon Battery Guru, that allows more granular control. In my limited testing it didn't offer much improvement over Sony's offering though.
     
  5. psyxologos

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    Has this changed with the latest firmware? I do not seem to find any options when I engage stamina mode. It just turns on or off...
     
  6. El Presidente

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    Tap the writing as opposed to the toggle and it will take you to your whitelist.
     
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