Disabling Xiaomi Battery Optimization

Xiaomi users can follow one of these three 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 these three 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 Settings.
  2. Tap on Battery & Performance.
  3. Tap on Manage apps battery usage.
  4. Tap on Choose apps.
  5. Find and tap on Ethica from the list.
  6. Tap on No restrictions.

Instruction Set 2

  1. Open Ethica.
  2. Open the list of the recent apps.
  3. Find Ethica, then tap and hold on it.
  4. Tap on the lock icon to lock the app to the recent apps.

Instruction Set 3

  1. Open Security.
  2. Tap on Permissions.
  3. Tap on Autostart.
  4. Ensure Ethica is in the list.