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    Whats the best app for checking whats keeping your phone awake, that works properly on Gingerbread?

    I read that a lot of these apps such as spare parts (which worked fine on Froyo) force close now on Gingerbread!?

    Can anyone recommend a good one that still works properly

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    Ok..

    Just done a little bit of research online and the problem seems to be because in Gingerbread, you miss the Battery History that Spare Parts called on in Froyo.

    No alternative app on the market that gets round this?
     
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    I've installed it, ..cheers
     
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    I use System Panel for this - one of the few applications I've paid for. However, I'm on 2.2 so not sure if it will work on your 2.3.
     
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    Spare parts shows me exactly what it did in Froyo, in Gingerbread and always has.
     
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    I think it might depend on which rom you're using.

    try going into the #*#info#*# menu, u probably won't see the partial wake or battery history menus as before? u will see the other ones tho, usage, phone info, etc.

    they must have hacked it in CM7 cause it was still there on their GB builds, but once i moved to oxygen it disappeared... not surprised if other devs of other roms did the same...

    but yes, afaik in stock GB this menu has disappeared
     
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    System panel works on 2.3 (u can't really 'sort by partial wake usage' on it tho, making the process much more tedious)

    I'm a big fan of system panel. :)
     
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    The key combination doesn't.bring.it back but spare parts does
     
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    odd,

    I just downloaded it and had a go. The option is there, but it force closes as soon as I try to go into the battery history...

    fwiw, I'm running oxygen 2.2.1
     
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    I'd already come to suspect that this is something that isn't intrinsically in Gingerbread but has been added back in many ROMs.

    It still works (using Spare Parts) in CM7, Redux 1.2, and I think it works in Miui (I didn't notice it not working anyway). But as lifeonmtv says it doesn't work in Oxygen 2, and neither does it work in the Redux 2 snapshots that are available (which doesn't mean it may not in the final ROM).
     
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    Hmmm. I'll grep my source codes tonight.
     
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