Disabling battery optimization on Android smartphones
Most of Android smartphones optimize their battery by putting the Bluetooth and the GPS in a low consumption mode, which has a significant negative impact both in the connection range and GPS accuracy, among other features. Here's how to disable the battery optimization on your Android smartphone for the Findster App:
Please go to your phone settings ▶ Applications ▶ Select three dot menu (top right corner) ▶ Select "Special Access" ▶ Select "Optimize Battery usage" ▶ Find Findster on the list and make sure that it is not selected.
Please go to your phone settings ▶ Select "Apps" ▶ Select "Advanced" (at the bottom) ▶ Select "Ignore optimizations" ▶ Press "Allowed" and select "All apps" ▶ Find Findster on the list and set to "Allow".
Please go to your phone Settings ▶ Additional Settings ▶ Battery & performance ▶ Manage apps' battery usage ▶ Choose apps and select Findster.
Also, please go to your phone Settings ▶ Additional Settings ▶ Privacy ▶ Location.
Check that you are using High Accuracy for Location Mode and also allowing location access. Configure app so it can use GPS in the background.
Please go to your Phone settings ▶ Select "Battery" ▶ Select the (...) menu in the top right corner and press "Battery optimization" ▶ Select "Apps" ▶ Select "Findster".
Please go to your phone settings ▶ "Battery & power saving" ▶ Select "Battery usage" ▶ "Ignore optimizations" ▶ Turn on to ignore battery optimization for Findster.
Please go to your phone settings ▶ Select "Battery" ▶ Select "Battery optimization" ▶ switch to the "All apps list" (top menu) ▶ Select Findster and choose "Don’t optimize".
Please go to your phone settings ▶ Select "Battery" ▶ tap the menu in the top right corner () – Select "Battery optimization" ▶ Tap "Not optimized" and select "All Apps" ▶ Find Findster on this list and Select "Don’t Optimize".
Other Android devices
There are many other smaller brand smartphones available that use Android, these settings may differ. If your device is not in our list, please try to locate a similar setting as mentioned for one of the brands above and apply it to fix the issue with faulty tracking of the Findster application.
- Contact Findster to report a bug/problem
- Disabling battery optimization on Android smartphones
- I cannot pair the Guardian/Pet module
- My Guardian/Pet module has lost connection
- My Pet's GPS position is not accurate in the Map
- Map is blurry/outdated in my area
- Offline map is not loading
- My Pet's position is taking too long to update
- Module is unresponsive / doesn't charge
- Battery life is draining too fast