Crunching from battery on old Android

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Message 111162 - Posted: 3 Mar 2023, 19:25:05 UTC

I have the latest BOINC for Android (7.18.1) installed on several phones, each running a different version of Android, namely, 5, 8, 11, and 12. I know there are issues with crunching on battery in Android 9+, but I am experiencing trouble with it on the oldest phone, the one with Android 5. That phone is LG G2 Mini if that matters. It only runs tasks when plugged in, even though I have the battery checked as the power source, regardless of whether the screen is on or off. I have no such issues with any other phone. Does anyone have an idea what the issue might be and how to fix it? Thanks in advance.
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Message 111641 - Posted: 23 Apr 2023, 7:45:27 UTC - in response to Message 111162.  

Check to see if minimum battery level is set.

On such old phones, it's generally better to throw them in the garbage. Not many projects still support older slower hardware.
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