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Sleeping and deep sleeping

(Topic created on: 3 weeks ago)
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_Lee_
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Do people make use of these and are they worth while manually putting apps in to? I usually close all apps I've just used immediately and never leave anything running so wondering whether it's beneficial at all.

I havent tried it before as I've only had the phone a week, so I've just put a load into just sleeping, apps that I don't recieve notifications for often, like WhatsApp or YouTube etc. 

Do they save much battery in your experience or am I wasting my time?

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timbo586
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I tend to put most less used apps into deep sleep, they still seem to open quicky anyway. Difficult to tell how much battery life you save, and those you use more frequently it would probably be better to not put to sleep (probably use more battery putting it to sleep to waking it up).
My set up is to not allow the system to automatically put apps to sleep, and choose my own instead. I'd expect it does help having less apps running, using resources, polling for location and notifications.

I don't usually close apps I use regularly though. These phone have a good amount of RAM and an excellent processor so I don't see the benefit. In some ways closing everything you use frequently might lead to higher battery use as I mentioned earlier
Tourbillon De La Vie
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Don't bother with them personally. Used to but no more 

Robin999
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I used to let my phone (S23U) put apps into sleep/deep sleep. But, now I don't bother and have since disabled that option. Honestly... I've never noticed any detrimental effect on the battery.
GoanGeek
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On my s24 ultra with 6.1 it does it automatically and seems to do a better job compared to my s21 ultra
JAMES4578
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@_Lee_  I think it saves a bit of Battery life, could always experiment.  I prefer to use if for Apps which are not used as regularly,  personally I do not use the Deep Sleep option as these are not visible to the play stores  (unless periodically removed from this list).  

Some information here https://www.samsung.com/us/Sleeping Apps 

I do not work for Samsung or make Samsung Products but provide independent advice and valuable contributions.


_Lee_
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Ah right, so they wouldn't recognise updates at all then. Thanks for the info.
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timbo586
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That's not quite correct though, I've had several of my apps in the last few days that were put to deep sleep update through the play store. The apps in deep sleep would probably take a fair while to be available for updating, but there's obviously a point at which they wake long enough to be flagged to update or if you've opened them yourself.
I prefer to have some apps dormant until I want to use them , Instagram and Tiktok for example, as they can use a lot of battery sitting there and I might only open them once a week or less
GoanGeek
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Sleeping apps have got nothing to do with updates. The respective stores handle the updates depending on apps installed.
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AndrewL
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If you place an app in 'Sleeping apps', then notifications 'may be delayed'. Similarly, apps placed in Deep sleeping apps 'may not receive updates or notifications'. So, it can have a potential affect on updates, but not all users will experience this. 

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