Disable battery optimization - Android

For tracking to work, ManicTime needs to run all the time. Lately Google has been working on optimizing battery usage on Android. On a lot of phones, applications can be stopped by Android, if they are not opened for a couple of days.
So for example, if you do not open ManicTime for a couple of days, it will be stopped and at that point ManicTime will stop tracking.

To make sure that it tracks all your usage, you need to let Android know to not stop it.

As we do not have access to all Android devices running Android 6 and higher, we would like to note, that these settings may appear differently on your device.

For Samsung devices running Android 6 and higher (Not included: Samsung A5)

Please go to your phone settings – Applications – Select three dot menu (Top right corner) – Select "Special Access" – Select "Optimize Battery usage" – Find ManicTime on the list and make sure that it is not selected.

For Huawei devices running Android 6 and higher.

Please go to your phone settings -> Select "Apps" - Select "Advanced" (At the bottom) -> Select "Ignore optimizations" - Press "Allowed" and select "All apps" - Find ManicTime on the list and set to "Allow"

For HTC devices running Android 6 and higher.

http://www.htc.com/us/support/htc-one-m9/howto/696906.html

For MIUI devices running Android 6 and higher.

Please go to your phone Settings - Additional Settings - Battery & performance - Manage app's battery usage - Choose apps and select ManicTime.

Sony devices running Android 6 and higher

Please go to your Phone settings -> Select "Battery" -> Select the (...) menu in the top right corner and press "Battery optimisation" -> Select "Apps" -> Select "ManicTime".

LG devices running Android 6 or higher

Please go to your phone settings - "Battery & power saving" – Select "Battery usage" – "Ignore optimizations" – Turn on to ignore battery optimization for ManicTime.

One Plus devices

Please go to your phone settings – Select "Battery" – Select "Battery optimization" - switch to the "All apps list" (Top menu) – Select ManicTime and choose "Don’t optimize"

Motorola devices running Android 6 or higher

Please go to your phone settings – Select "Battery" – tap the menu in the top right corner () – Select "Battery optimization" – Tap "Not optimized" and select "All Apps" – Find ManicTime on this list and Select "Don’t Optimize".

Other devices

There are many other smaller brand smart phones available that use Android, these settings may differ. If your device is not in our list, please try to locate a similar setting as mentioned for one of the brands above and apply it to fix the issue with faulty tracking or crashes of the ManicTime application.

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