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About this app

Brevent, black prevent, can app-standby (since Android 6.0, not supported on some devices) or force-stop apps without root, prevent apps from running in long time.

Brevent never brevent apps not in Bervent list. If apps are launched then quit (tapping Back or so), Brevent will app-standby them; if apps timed out in standby, or swiped from recents screen, Brevent will force-stop them. Whenever apps are running without activity, Brevent will force-stop them.

Apps in Brevent list can be set "allow sync" to receive notifications or do sync jobs. Brevent won't standby "allow sync" apps, and Brevent won't force-stop "allow sync" apps with notifications or running in background.

Brevent supports Android 6 to Android 13, requires "USB debugging" or "Wireless debugging" (since Android 11) in "developer options".

In Android 8 - Android 14, Brevent won't work if debugging is off or USB option is changed. If debugging turns off when you unplug the cable, please change USB option. Normally, it's OK to keep USB option as default.

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Updated on
Oct 17, 2023

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Ratings and reviews

8.98K reviews
A Google user
March 19, 2019
DEVELOPER PLEASE READ: Your app is not compatible with Lineage OS. I have determined that it blocks the Lock Screen or something to that extent, which makes the phone totally unusable and slow (it took me 2 solid minutes to unlock my phone with my finger print). I request that you address this issue, but its your app so you can choose not to. Otther than that, I really enjoyed it, 5/5. If it works I will pay for the root option.
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Great Day
July 9, 2020
This app seems to work great on my rooted phone, but it's very confusing with the manual adb versus read-only modes and I am forced to use the read-only mode which has a couple different timers that I have to wait for because I cannot get adb to work correctly between the computer and the phone, so most of the time I have to constantly check to see if its actually working or not. So that is why I am hesitant to buy it. If this could be made to 'set it and forget it' I'd happily purchase it.
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A Google user
April 8, 2019
I just started using this app and love it so far. My battery life has improved significantly. If you haven't used Brevent, I highly recommend it. To expedite the adb command after a restart, open notepad; create a batch file with the necessary script. So whenever you restart your device, you won't need to type out the adb command every device reboot, to start Brevent. Create a batch file with [adb devices] followed by [adb -d shell sh /data/data/me.piebridge.brevent/]
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What's new

v4.2.21.1 (2023/10/17)
- fix crash on some devices (#831)

v4.2.20.2 / v4.2.20.3 (2023/08/20)
- remove appcenter

v4.2.20.1 (2023/08/06)
- fix crash on some devices

v4.2.20 (2023/07/24)
- fix crash on some devices
- support show api for Android 14