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Battery consumption for billions

Access to reliable power supplies varies, and outages can disrupt planned charges. Defend your users' batteries against unnecessary drain by benchmarking your battery use, avoiding wakelocks, scheduling tasks, and monitoring sensor requests.

Reduce battery consumption

There are several steps you can take to help make sure that your app is only consuming battery power when it needs to, and that it's not consuming more power than necessary.

Benchmark battery use

Benchmarking your app’s battery use in a controlled environment helps you understand the battery-heavy tasks in your app. It's a good practice to benchmark your app’s battery use to gauge efficiency and track changes over time. Batterystats collects battery data about your apps, and Battery Historian converts that data into an HTML visualization.

For more information on reducing battery use, see the Android training on Optimizing Battery Life.

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