How-to configure a Huawei phoneΒΆ

There are different options, some Android specific, some Huawei specific:

  • Add AndroidAPS and xdrip+ to apps list which ignore battery optimisations:

    • Settings / App / Settings / Special autorisations / Ignore battery optimisation / Select “All applications” / Set app to allowed

      Huawei - ignore battery optimization

  • Set battery option settings:

    • Settings / App / Select AndroidAPS/xdrip+ / Under Battery / App launch

    • Make sure to remove “automatic management”

    • Allow:

    • Automatic launch

    • Secondary launch (can be launched from other apps)

    • Background run

      Huawei - battery options

  • Lock App

    • Go into App recent list and select the lock icon

      Huawei - lock app

For xdrip+, you can also enable persistent notifications (within xdrip+ app):

  • Setttings / less common settings / other misc options / Run Collector in foreground

    xdrip+ settings - collector in foreground

Depending on Android version, these settings are somewhere else. These explanations are for Android 8.1.