How to Set CPU Speed on Android Device to save Battery

CPU speed is the most important factor which contribute to maximum consumption of battery on any android device. What if we tweak the CPU usage as per user’s requirement and therefore give you more battery life, so here’s the best tutorial for all android device users,- How to set CPU speed on android device to save battery.

So here we go; all one need is to

  • 1. Root your Android device (important)

For detailed procedure click here.

  • 2.Download SetCpu app from here:

Play store premium link

Direct download

3. Follow the tutorial carefully :

First install the downloaded app SetCpu. Now open it, here you will see the current cpu bandwidth, that is the maximum speed at which your processor is clocked.

 Set Cpu

Now set the bandwiddht according yo your demand, like if you are using the phone only to text and call then set Cpu speed to 512MHz, that’s more than enough.

This app also comes with many other inbuilt modes like On demand etc as you can see in the picture below.

Set Cpu

All you need to do is select anyone of your choice and grant super user permission(if asked) and then Restart your android device. And in this manner you have successfully configured the cycles or CPU speed and you can see the results in battery consumption too.

Dont set CPU speed too much low, your device may become too slow and will take lots of time to restart or may never restart 😉 until you flash it.

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Somesh Chaudhary

Tech Blogger and Android Expert who loves surfing Internet and finding new tech stuff and frame new articles over the same and help the world with the knowledge attained!

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Ayman Abu Kraiem - May 4, 2014

after downloading the apk file from the Direct download link, once tried to install it it shows the same message reported above “here is a problem parsing the pakage”

your play-store link is for the paid version of the app & I can’t find a free alternative!!!

Siddharth Singh Bisht - April 16, 2014

the file in direct download…. it showing “there is a problem parsing the pakage”…. this file is broken…
kindly upload a fresh file

    Somesh Chaudhary - April 16, 2014

    Bro the file is perfectly alright! I think there’s problem from your end! Try using Google Play store link! 🙂

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