Got a full charge? The line will cover the whole width of your screen.
Battery depleting? So will the length of Energy Bar.
The latest update of the App let's Energy Bar feel all privileged as it's now more integrated with the device in the form of an Accessibility Service. To you as an user it means, Energy Bar will be very reliable and fits well with the System. And to complement the integration, a nice UI which let's you perform all sort of configuration on the Bar while it's live on your screen.
Out of the box features:-
✓ Energy Bar can be configured from a width of 1 pixel to cover the entire status bar (pro)
✓ Energy Bar puts almost 0% load on CPU, as it wakes up only to reflect any change in battery level
✓ Energy Bar's origin can be configured as left/center/right
✓ Energy Bar can hide on fullscreen content (apps, videos, images, games etc)
✓ Energy Bar can be configured to change colors automatically depending on the live battery level
✓ Energy Bar could have a mono color/multiple color segments/gradient (pro)
✓ You can literally assign any color in the world for your favorite configuration
✓ Energy Bar as a cool pulsating animation whenever a power source is plugged into your device
All that is cool! But what about Energy Bar consuming Battery?!
This is one of the most exciting question for me to answer. Energy Bar more than anything understands that you need to utilize your battery efficiently (after all, that's why you installed the App, right? 😉 .) Energy Bar sits on the screen silently putting almost 0% load on CPU, if battery level changes, Android wakes up Energy Bar. Once awake, Energy Bar quickly updates itself and goes back to sleep. And to be that extra efficient, the Bar goes on deep sleep when you turn off the screen, meaning it doesn't even read changes in battery level when the screen is off.
Notification Access requirement: Users have been enjoying the ultra stability and reliability of Energy Bar every since version 5.0. And that's because it had been running as an Accessibility Service. But now, the powerful permission has been downgraded to Notification Access, Energy Bar does not read any Notification whatsoever, it merely relies on it to be alive. Be assured that the App does NOT access anything. Note that Energy Bar has been trusted by the XDA Developers community since ages now – http://bit.ly/xda_EB
1-pixel thick bar, 1 Million downloads, thanks everyone for the support, you're the best! 🙂
The App now relies on 'Notification Access' rather than the powerful & sensitive Accessibility Service, to be alive forever.
Upgrading from a previous version?
Click the activation switch, enable Notification Access even if you see the Bar already active.
On some devices, you may have to enable the App in 'Auto-start Apps' settings to survive a phone reboot.
Expect 0 mAh battery consumption. 😀
Energy Bar – A pulsating Battery indicator!
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