Don’t kill my apps

Smartphones are getting more and more powerful, but the battery capacity is lagging behind. Vendors are always trying to squeeze some battery saving features into the firmware with each new Android release.

But some go so far that they break useful apps just to artificially claim more battery life. This even gets so absurd that with some vendors (e.g. Nokia, Xiaomi, OnePlus, Samsung or Huawei) our smartphones are becoming dumbphones again.”

Our mission | Don’t kill my app! (dontkillmyapp.com)

Here are some tips for Dump1090 to prevent that.

If you want to use the export function, you probably just put Dump1090 in background and switch your screen off.
Since Android 6 – Google introduces Battery Optimization policy.
When you start Dump1090 you will see two notifications that the Driver ( RTL-SDR Driver) and Dump1090 runs – that meet’s Google Policy to inform user that a APP is still running in background.

Unfortunately some tablet / phone manufacturer have a very strict battery saving policy which even breaks Android specifications. For example they just kill a App running not in visible foreground after x minutes.

Unfortunately some tablet / phone manufacturer have a very strict battery saving policy which even breaks Android specifications. For example they just kill a App running not in visible foreground after x minutes.

more info’s and tips you can find here Don’t kill my app! | Hey Android vendors, don’t kill my app! (dontkillmyapp.com)

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