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Complete Power Saving Survey and have a chance to win $25 Amazon Gift Card

yindanyindan Posts: 58 ✭✭✭✭✭
edited August 4, 2017 2:25PM in Consumer Lab

Hi there,

Consumer Lab would like to learn about your behaviors and preferences on power saving regarding your mobile phone. Please take this 5-minute survey down below.

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There are no right or wrong answers in this survey... please feel free to share your thoughts with us.


  • musicdjmmusicdjm United StatesPosts: 3,124 ✭✭✭✭✭✭✭✭

    Completed :)

  • ironbaybeedollironbaybeedoll United States Posts: 4,611 mod

    Completed :-)

  • austin45austin45 United StatesPosts: 183 ✭✭✭✭✭


  • DoppelgangerDDoppelgangerD Master Of Ceremonies United States Posts: 1,807 ✭✭✭✭✭✭✭✭
    edited August 4, 2017 6:24PM

    Quick and painless, lol.

    I would think most people keep their phone plugged in and charging overnight or whenever they sleep.
    At least that's what I do, and not sure if I need to have things automatically turned off during that time.
    I do see lately there are some new phones on the market that have battery life going for 2-3 days between
    charging. I wonder what they are doing to the software to be able to get such awesome battery life,
    or are their batteries inside just gigantic (?).

  • jasonejasone United States Posts: 2,039 ✭✭✭✭✭✭✭✭

    Done and I agree with @DoppelgangerD most people plug in their phones overnight and even when I don't I lose maybe 5% overnight max. That's totally acceptable and I don't see a need for any further tweaks.

  • razor512razor512 United States Posts: 2,629 ✭✭✭✭✭✭✭✭


    Please don't kill apps when the device is idle, at most, freeze them.

  • samsamhasamsamha United States Posts: 2,127 ✭✭✭✭✭✭✭✭

    done. Personally, I think doze should already taken care of this and I am not too sure if we need another app doing the same thing.

  • coldheat06coldheat06 United States Posts: 1,759 ✭✭✭✭✭✭✭✭

    Survey Completed.

    I would rather see a "Freeze Button" that would just freeze the apps your wanted and kill off the ones you don't want to run at night. It would also be to have a list were the user could select the apps and save the custom list.

  • louisdlouisd Arguer in Chief United StatesPosts: 1,155 ✭✭✭✭✭✭✭✭
    edited August 5, 2017 5:05PM

    Done, voted for ZTE to do nothing here:

    1) Most people charge overnight
    2) Android does this already (and gets better with every version) - Why does ZTE think it can do it better than Google?
    3) Every time I've had a third party try to manage power it either makes the situation worse, breaks apps or a combination of the above. (See complaints about earlier A7 ROM versions for how well it works when ZTE tries to do this kind of thing).

  • dnewman007dnewman007 United StatesPosts: 3,554 ✭✭✭✭✭✭✭✭


  • keithisreal2013keithisreal2013 Austin, TexasPosts: 182 ✭✭✭✭✭✭


  • hollaphollap United States Posts: 8,374 ✭✭✭✭✭✭✭✭

    Survey complete :)

  • chuckbortchuckbort Chuck United StatesPosts: 575 ✭✭✭✭✭✭✭

    Survey completed. I agree with a couple of the comments above in that I typically have my phone plugged in at night so that is not a time that I am worried about.

  • syntapsyntap Washington DCPosts: 216 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Done. I think something optionally tied to a scheduled Do Not Disturb may be helpful, but most nights I leave the charger plugged in. I think a better way to go is improve battery life to make sure typical use gets at least 1.5 days, and I worry a bit about unintended consequences with this functionality. I recommended an "exclude app" facility somewhere so you can choose apps that you think should be running as normal.

  • charidycharidy Business,IT Tech,Network Manager. United StatesPosts: 51 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited August 24, 2017 11:05PM

    Survey Complete! ;)

  • maulgandhimaulgandhi New Jersey Posts: 519 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Survey Complete

  • tardisintimetardisintime Leavenworth, KSPosts: 14 ✭✭✭✭


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