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OS-Specific Settings

Android 4

  1. Disable WiFi optimization. Android phone Settings > Wi-Fi > Menu > Advanced > uncheck Wi-Fi optimization.
  2. Enable background data. Android phone Settings > Data usage > Menu/More > Auto-sync data > OK to enable auto-sync data.

Android 5

  1. Confirm notifications are enabled for Bereal.
    • Android phone Settings > Sound and Notification > App/Application Notifications > Bereal > confirm Block is disabled.
  2. Confirm Bereal is enabled to work when ‘Do not disturb’ mode is on.
    • Android phone Settings > Sound and Notification > App/Application Notifications > Bereal > Enable Set as priority.
  3. Enable background data.
    • Android phone Settings > Data usage > Cellular data usage > Bereal > Background data > Enable Unrestricted data usage.
    • Android phone Settings > Data usage > Menu > Make sure Bereal is allowed to work if you've selected 'Restrict app background data'.

Android 6

  1. Make sure all of Bereal's permissions are granted.
    • Android Settings app > Apps & Notifications (depending on your device, this may look different) > Bereal > App Permissions (depending on your device, this may look different) > Turn permissions on.
  2. Confirm Bereal is enabled to work when ‘Do not disturb’ mode is on.
    • Android phone Settings app > Sound > Do not disturb > Disable.
  3. Check that Bereal is excluded from battery optimization.
    • Advanced settings toolbar icon > Battery optimization > select 'All apps' > Bereal > select 'Don't optimize.’ > Done > Restart your phone.
    • Android phone Settings > Apps > Advanced settings toolbar icon > Special access > Battery optimization > select 'All apps' > Bereal > select 'Don't optimize.’
    • Android phone Settings > Battery > MENU > Battery optimization > select 'All apps' > Bereal > select 'Don't optimize.’
    • Android phone Settings > Apps > Advanced settings toolbar icon > Ignore optimizations > select 'All apps' > Bereal > select 'Allow.’
  4. Enable background data.
    • Android phone Settings > Data usage > Cellular data usage > Bereal > Background data > Enable Unrestricted data usage.

Android 7

  1. Follow steps for Android 6 above.
  2. Enable background data.
    • Android phone Settings > Data usage > Data saver > If data saver is disabled, stop here. If data saver is enabled go to Unrestricted data access > Enable Bereal.

Android 8 and above

  1. Follow steps for Android 6 above.
  2. Enable Bereal to run in the background.
    • Android phone Settings > Apps > App Info > tap our app > Battery > turn on the 'Background activity' option.
    • Android phone Settings > Data usage > Data saver > If data saver is disabled, stop here. If data saver is enabled go to Unrestricted data access > Enable Bereal.

 

Phone-Specific Settings

Asus/ZenFone

  • Android phone Settings > Power management > Auto-start manager > DOWNLOADED page > select 'Allow' for Bereal.

HTC

  • Boost+ app > Optimize background apps > Bereal > select 'Off.'

Huawei

  • Android phone Settings > Apps > Apps > Bereal > Power Usage Details > App Launch > Set to Manage Manually and enable these options: Auto-Launch, Secondary Launch, and Run in Background.
  • Phone Manager app > Battery manager (or Energy Saver) > Protected apps > Enable Bereal.
  • Android phone Settings  > Advanced Settings > Battery manager (or Energy Saver) > Protected apps > Enable Bereal.
  • Android phone Settings  > 'All' tab > Protected apps > Enable Bereal.
  • Phone Manager App > Protected apps > Enable Bereal.
  • Android phone Settings  > Apps > Advanced/Special Access > Ignore battery optimizations > All Apps (drop down) > Enable Bereal.
  • Android phone settings > Battery > Launch > Bereal.
  • Android phone settings > Apps > Bereal > Data usage > Background Data > Enable.
  • Android phone Settings  > Notification panel & status bar > Notification center, find Bereal and activate Allow Notifications and Priority Display.

Lenovo

  • Android phone Settings  > Power manager > Background app management > add Bereal to the unrestricted list or allow Bereal to auto-start.

Nokia

  • Android phone settings > Battery > Background activity manager > ensure that the toggle is disabled for Bereal.

OnePlus

  • Android phone Settings  > Apps > Gear icon > Apps Auto-launch > Enable Bereal start-up in the background.
  • Android phone Settings > Battery > Menu > Aggressive Doze & App Hibernation > Disable this mode or prevent Bereal from being limited in this mode.
  • Android phone Settings > Apps > Menu > Auto Run > Disable this mode or prevent Bereal from being limited in this mode.

Oppo

  • Apps > Security center > Privacy permissions > Auto-run management (or Startup manager) > Enable Bereal.
  • Android phone Settings  > Application management > Running tab > Enable Bereal.

Samsung

  • Android phone Settings > Apps > Bereal > Mobile data > Allow background data usage
  • Android phone Settings  > Security > Auto-start management > Enable Bereal.
  • Android phone Settings > Wi-Fi > Advanced > Always keep Wi-Fi on during sleep.
  • Android phone Settings > Device Maintenance > Battery > MENU > App Power Monitor > Disable or selectively choose apps to sleep from Settings > Device Maintenance > Battery. Make sure to exclude Bereal from the sleep list.
  • Android phone Settings > Device Maintenance > Battery > Power saving mode > Disable ot adjust to MID.
  • Android phone Settings  > Battery > Detail > Bereal > Turn off.
  • Apps drawer > Smart manager > Battery > Detail > Bereal > Turn off.
  • Android phone Settings  > Battery > Battery usage > MENU > Optimize battery usage > select 'All apps' > Disable Bereal.
  • Android phone Settings > Battery > Unmonitored apps > Add apps > Bereal > Done > Restart your phone.
  • Samsung 8: Android phone Settings > Apps > Menu > Special Access > Optimize battery usage > select the drop down which likely states ‘apps not optimized’ and switch to ‘all apps’ > find Bereal and tap on the switch to turn it off.

Sony

  • Android phone Settings  > Storage & memory > turn off the 'Smart cleaner' option or continue to tap the three dots at the top right > Advanced > add Bereal to the whitelist.
  • Android phone Settings > Power management > Tap STAMINA mode > Apps active in standby > add Bereal to the whitelist.

Vivo

  • Apps drawer > iManager > App manager > Autostart manager > allow Bereal to auto-start in the background.

Xiaomi / MIUI

  • Apps drawer > Security app > Permissions > tap Autostart > Enable Bereal.
  • Android phone Settings > Services > Security > Permissions > Autostart > Enable  Bereal.
  • Android phone Settings  > Additional Settings > Battery and Performance > Manage apps' battery usage > turn 'Power saving modes' off > open the Security app > navigate to Permissions > add Bereal to Autostart > invoke Task Manager > find Bereal > drag it downwards until the padlock icon appears.
  • Android phone Security app > Settings > Data usage > Allow background data.

Unlisted phone/OS

If your phone or OS is not listed, you can search for specific settings on your phone in the following categories

  • Notifications
  • Priority mode
  • Battery power and optimization
  • Background permissions
  • Autostart