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Keep connection for IM apps when screen locked

asked 2016-10-29 17:06:37 +0200

fishegg gravatar image

I don't remember in which post that someone said Sailfish disconnects to network after screen locked for a while to save battery. But it's not a good idea for IM apps. This feature block the new messages of IM apps. Why not let IM apps like IRC, WeChat, Whatsapp keep connection?

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answered 2016-10-29 19:42:29 +0200

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Native apps developers should implement lazy wakeups in own applications. Such APIs already present in SailfishOS. Android applications should be used as-is and SailfishOS should not let em to drain phone battery.

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Thank you for explanation. But I don't understand the Android part. So is it possible to let an Android IM app get msgs background?

fishegg ( 2016-10-30 06:11:26 +0200 )edit
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