Disabling Huawei Battery Optimization

Huawei users can follow one of these 4 instruction sets to allow Ethica to work while not open. Not all of them are needed for a given phone. In fact, depending on the version of the phone, only one of the following 4 instruction sets apply to a participant's device.

We cannot be sure which settings apply to a given participant. So participants are asked to try one of the following instructions, and if it does not apply to their phone, they can try the next one.

Instruction Set 1

  1. Open your phone’s Settings, and tap on the Battery.
  2. Tap on App Launch
  3. From the list of apps, find Ethica.
  4. Turn off the switch in front of the Ethica. Make sure all switches in the Manage Manually dialog are turned on.

Instruction Set 2

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Go to Apps.
  3. Find Ethica from the list.
  4. Tap on Battery.
  5. Turn off Power-intensive prompt (if available).
  6. Turn on Keep running after screen off, if available.
  7. Turn on System wake up, if available.
  8. On the same page, switch Launch from Automatic to Manage Manually, if available.
  9. Enable all the Manage Manually options.

Instruction Set 3

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Tap on Protected Apps.
  3. Add Ethica as a Protected App.

Instruction Set 4

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Go to Advanced Settings.
  3. Tap on Battery Manager.
  4. Tap on Power Plan.
  5. Tap on Performance.