Featured as Lifehacker's Top 1 Utility in 2013 Best Android Apps ( http://goo.gl/1VMwnE), Android Authority's Top 3 Best Root Apps ( http://goo.gl/g0L0qZ). NEW: Auto-hibernation now works in non-root mode, (need to be enabled in ...Read more
NEW: Auto-hibernation now works in non-root mode, (need to be enabled in experimental features setting, Android 4.1+ required). If you have secure key-guard enabled, try "Hibernate and Lock Screen" shortcut or "Pull up" gesture on Home soft-key.
Never should your phone or tablet become slower and battery hungrier after lots of apps installed. With Greenify, your device can run almost as smoothly and lastingly as it did the first day you had it!
Greenify help you identify and put the misbehaving apps into hibernation when you are not using them, to stop them from lagging your device and leeching the battery, in an unique way! They can do nothing without explicit launch by you or other apps, while still preserving full functionality when running in foreground, similar to iOS apps!
Greenify NEVER EVER collects your personal data despite the capability of accessibility service, it just takes advantage of it to automate things.
IMPORTANT: Greenifying an app implies that you are aware that all the background functionality (service, periodic task, event receiver, alarm, widget update, push message) of this app will become out of service during the hibernation except when you are using this app.
NEVER greenify alarm clock apps, instant messaging apps unless you don't rely on them. Please do verify the impact of greenified apps on which you heavily rely.
Compared to other popular tools aimed for the similar purpose, Greenify offers the following advantages:
◆ Unlike the "Freeze" feature in "TitaniumBackup Pro" that totally disable the app, you can still use your app as usual, share content with it. No need to freeze & defrozen it.
◆ Unlike "Autostarts", you can benefit from almost all of its advantages, without needing to deal with the complexity and risk of obscure app components, and never lose functionality when app is actively running.
◆ Unlike any "XXX Task Killer", your device will never fall into the cat-mouse-game of stealthy-running and aggressive killing, which unnecessarily consumes more battery juice.
Note: Greenify does need a background running service for auto-hibernation to work. It is designed and implemented in extremely lightweight, with an average RAM footprint less than 5M, and nearly zero CPU and battery consumption.
INTERNET: Needed by "Raise Your Voice" program to send back only small amount of anonymous statistics data, without privacy information. You can opt-out at any time. DRAW OVER OTHER APP: To show guide layer over the app setting UI of system in non-root mode. READ SENSITIVE LOG: To analysis the wake up cause of greenified apps. GET ACCOUNTS & WRITE SYNC SETTINGS: Control the account sync of apps if its sync task is too frequent. DISABLE YOUR SCREEN LOCK & BIND ACCESSIBILITY SERVICE: For automatic hibernation to work on non-root devices.
=== FAQ ===
* Why not support Android 2.x? * It seems that automatic hibernation is not working. * Some of my greenified apps (e.g. Google Maps) seems not hibernating. * I want to greenify system apps! * De-greenified apps still got no push notification! …… Read here: http://goo.gl/1F5pY
If you love Greenify, please consider the "donation package" http://goo.gl/fpz5l for extra experimental features:
* Greenify system apps (now without Xposed) * Allow GCM push for hibernated apps * Detect "who" woke the hibernated apps and optionally cut off the wake-up path. * Wake-up timer coalescing
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UPDATED ON: Sep 1, 2015
SIZE Varies with device
INSTALLATIONS: 5,000,000 - 10,000,000
LATEST VERSION: Varies with device
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full Internet access
Allows an application to create network sockets.
view network state
Allows an application to view the state of all networks.
retrieve running applications
Allows application to retrieve information about currently and recently running tasks. May allow malicious applications to discover private information about other applications.
prevent phone from sleeping
Allows an application to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
automatically start at boot
Allows an application to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the application to slow down overall performance of the phone by constantly running.
read sync settings
Allows an application to read the sync settings, such as whether sync is enabled for contacts.
write sync settings
Allows an application to modify the sync settings, such as whether sync is enabled for contacts.
read sync statistics
Allows an application to read the sync stats; e.g., the history of syncs that have occurred.
retrieve system internal status
Allows application to retrieve internal state of the system. Malicious applications may retrieve a wide variety of private and secure information that they should never normally need.
read system log files
Allows an application to read from the systemʼs various log files. This allows it to discover general information about what you are doing with the phone, but should not contain any personal or private information.
display system-level alerts
Allows an application to show system alert windows. Malicious applications can take over the entire screen of the phone.
discover known accounts
Allows an application to get the list of accounts known by the phone.