Reduce Battery Consumption in Android  Device while using SureLock

 

Sensible use of CPU by turning it ON or OFF whenever required can reduce the consumption of device battery power. SureLock's option to turn CPU usage ON or OFF can make sure that your Android device is not consuming battery power when the device is not in use.


Follow below mentioned steps to turn CPU OFF when device is in suspended mode.


1. Launch SureLock Password Prompt by tapping on the screen 5 times within 3 seconds

2. Enter the SureLock Settings password

3. On SureLock Admin Settings screen, tap on SureLock Settings

4. On SureLock Settings screen, tap on Timeout Settings

5. On Timeout Settings screen, tap and uncheck Keep CPU On option

6. Tap on Done to complete


Once done, when device is in suspended mode, the device will not keep the CPU running.

 

You can also use Power Saving Settings to reduce the consumption of device battery power by controlling device brightness.

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Configure WiFi settings in Lockdown Mode using SureLock/SureFox

SureLock/SureFox offers an effective lockdown of your device with no access to device settings and access only to allowed applications and websites respectively. However there are times, when the user requires access to certain settings in devices like Wi-Fi Settings. This is a mostly required for those devices which are constantly in move from one Wi-Fi Network to another or devices whose Wi-Fi Network access credentials changes frequently for security reasons.

You can overcome this concern with help of Wi-Fi Center which is automatically installed when you install SureLock/SureFox.

In SureLock, once it is added as an Allowed Application, it allows the users to access and modify Wi-Fi Settings without accessing to device settings
         

To add Wi-Fi Center as Allowed Application in SureLock, follow below mentioned steps:

1. Access SureLock Settings
2. On SureLock Settings screen, tap on Allowed Applications
3. On Allowed Applications screen, tap on Add App
4. Select Wi-Fi Center from the Available Application list
5. Tap on Done to complete
         

Once done, you can launch Wi-Fi Center to:

  • turn Wi-Fi on or off
  • connect/disconnect Wi-Fi
  • switch between different Wi-Fi Networks


In SureFox, Wi-Fi Center can be enabled by enabling and including Configure Wi-Fi option in the Context Menu.

To enable and include Configure Wi-Fi option in the Context Menu, follow below mentioned steps:

1. Access SureFox Settings
2. On SureFox Settings screen, tap on Display Settings
3. On Display Settings screen, tap on Enable Context Menu
4. Tap on Context Menu Items and select Configure Wi-Fi from the given list
5. Tap on Done to complete
6. Once done, on long press on the SureFox screen will launch a context menu with Configure Wi-Fi option
7. Using Wi-Fi Center, you can perform following actions  :

  • turn Wi-Fi on or off
  • connect/disconnect Wi-Fi
  • switch between different Wi-Fi Networks


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How to hide or disable Top Notification Bar in Android Jelly Bean and Kitkat?

Are you planning to give Android devices to your employees or use it as a kiosk in your store? Using the Android device without any restrictions is allowing unnecessary activities on the device like gaming, unsupervised browsing, downloads etc. This means wastage of productive hours and inappropriate usage of the device.

In such situations, use SureLock to lock down your Android device and restrict the users to only allowed applications.


Restrict access to device settings in Jelly Bean and KitKat devices

In Jelly Bean and KitKat devices, a Top Notification Bar has been introduced. (also known as Top Bar, Action Bar or Status Bar). So now, users can use this bar to get quick access to device settings, updates and notifications.

Here is how you can disable or hide the Top Notification Bar in Android Jelly Bean and KitKat devices using SureLock :

1.  Install and launch SureLock

2.  Access SureLock Admin Settings by tapping on the home screen 5 times within 3 seconds

3. On Admin Settings screen, tap on SureLock Settings

4. On SureLock Settings screen, tap on:

Disable Bottom Bar to disable the Top Notification Bar
Hide Bottom Bar to hide the Top Notification Bar

5. Tap on Done to complete

Once done, your device gets into full screen mode with disabled or hidden Top Notification Bar.

 

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