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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by ericreinhardt, Jul 25, 2010.

  1. ericreinhardt

    ericreinhardt Well-Known Member
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    Well Im new to the Android world and have been learning alot from these forums. I actually uninstalled my ATK and installed system panel after reading posts on here. My question is should I also remove my power manager as this may also be doing more harm than good?


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    I've been searching (nothing for ATK) but several threads say that ATK is more harmful than good? I've noticed considerable battery improvements. Am I still hurting my Incredible? Can you point me to the right areas on this forum that might explain the pros and cons please? THANK YOU!
     
  5. ericreinhardt

    ericreinhardt Well-Known Member
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    Hi I actually uninstalled it because of everything I was reading that ATK was more harmful. Just do a search and you will see all the topics. I wanted to know if the power saver app was actually more harmful and draining more battery than saving.


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  6. NightAngel79

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    system panel is the way to go. its so much more than a task killer. Atk will, if not managed correctly, deff do more harm than good, i.e. kill essential system files. If you notice battery improvement from using atk then you have a bad app installed that wont let phone sleep properly. Thats where systempanel comes in, also batteryleft is great for tracking 'partial wake usage'
     
  7. ericreinhardt

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    How about power manager is this something I should remove.


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    i would, its redundant. Stick with systempanel and possibly batteryleft. IMO thats all you need
     
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    If ATK kills system resources - wouldn't they come back up with a battery pull?
     
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    All you need is system panel, if you want more battery life.
     
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    I just need to point this out (the anally retentive computer/Linux nerd in me), but power management is not handled by atk or any other app. While they can give a GUI to you for changing power profiles (what is given power and what is not), true power management is handled at the kernel level.

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    Unless you kill a BUNCH of necessary system files you should be able to just restart your phone and all will be good.
     

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