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Android 6.0.1 for moto g2

2016-04-14, 9:36 AM

I'm experiencing heating issues in 6.0

Please Moto push out 6.0.1 !! To moto g2

My phone was never heating so much before 

In 4.4.4 I never noticed heating only

Though 5.0.2 was buggy it was compromisable

But now it's heating too much 

Especially the screen

Please roll out 6.0.1 update

Please anybody suggest a remedy for heating issues( it reached 48°c )

Though it's not overheating I'm worried about it

 

 

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Re: Android 6.0.1 for moto g2

2016-04-14, 10:56 AM

Your battery graph (tap on the first one to second one) showing awake time will probably show you that the phone is staying awake. 

 

6.0 is fine, something is running and using your battery, or you are in low signal area or both.

 

Restart in safe mode  and see how things go. The next step is a reset. If you reset, do not restore or install any apps. Use the phone for a while then add apps one per day and observe. 

 

The OS version is not the cause.  


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Re: Android 6.0.1 for moto g2

2016-04-14, 20:12 PM

It is still not clear that motorola/Lenovo is going to release 6.0.1 for this device.

These Moto dev guys always cheated MotoG 2nd gen users.

1st. By not providing us Lollipop 5.1.1 upgrade. We were forced to use crapy cramped 5.0.2 for more than year.

2nd. This time too they r most probably denying latest marshmallow upgrade aka 6.0.1

Really hate you guys n ur partial upgrade policies. Even 3rd gen got 6.0.1 upgrade but why it is not for 2nd gen.

This AlphaDog guy say 6.0 is fine. Then why have they upgraded 3rd gen to 6.0.1? 

Hoping some logical reply

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Re: Android 6.0.1 for moto g2

2016-04-15, 6:09 AM

It's sad to say that motog 2 was used as a test dummie and it was for sale to the public. You guys from Motorola/forums wherever u from know  better that the Moto g cannot handle these updates in peace. 1gb ram 8gb internal memory , 2 and a half GB used by the stock preinstalled apps which leaving the users with close to 5 and half GB to use only. Each update was a failure to this model and they continue making it worse! Everytime I would have a problem I would complain on the forum and they will continue to tell me the same thing over and over : clear cache partition/ safemode/master reset all would do NOTHING! I have three different times on the clock now because of this update so amagine what I went through with lollipop5.0 to 5.0.2 it was hell and now this! Now that's alot bugs to handle!

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Re: Android 6.0.1 for moto g2

2016-04-16, 18:52 PM

For all of ur kind information, Moto g2 is well capable of Running 6.0 according to Android Compatibility Documentation based on 6.0.

And all who facing overheating issue is having due to Z-RAM swappiness, and it is what making phone slow also. I would like Motp team to disable Z-RAM in Moto G2. It will not only improve Memory Management as well as overheating issues and Will provide good battery Life as well. If anybody have any questions regarding these, can ask me......

 

Motorola Don't support customisation, but somehow after little bit research n tweaks, disabling Z-Ram, helped lot in improvement regarding lagginess n Overheating issue as well.

 

Z-RAM is very good thing, but G2 not capable to handle it.

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Re: Android 6.0.1 for moto g2

2016-04-16, 19:31 PM
If you think that zram is causing your phone to lag and heat then you should swap your SD card for a faster one.
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Re: Android 6.0.1 for moto g2

2016-04-16, 20:04 PM

@Roldf

How z-ram is related to Sd card performance. U should have googled it first. Z-RAM, actually residhje on RAM itself. It compresses paged memory and keep in RAM in its allocated reserved limit. As for MOTO G2 ~106)5 MB RAM is reserved for it. And as it Compresses unused Paged process, or Cached process, uses CPU, and it doesn't release memory also. That's why Google ommitted Z-RAM for Android One devices alsk, which have almost same hardware configuration as G2 has. It has also 1GB RAM out of which 0.94GB available, and it doesn't uses Z-RAM and hence better performance than G2. And G2 lacks optimization as well. These are few suggestions I would like to give to Moto team. And if u wanna more info regarding these, u can head over to greatest public forum xda-forum and u can check in Custom ROM as well.

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Re: Android 6.0.1 for moto g2

2016-04-17, 3:36 AM

Could u tell me what is zram??

And what are issues caused by it?


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For all of ur kind information, Moto g2 is well capable of Running 6.0 according to Android Compatibility Documentation based on 6.0.

And all who facing overheating issue is having due to Z-RAM swappiness, and it is what making phone slow also. I would like Motp team to disable Z-RAM in Moto G2. It will not only improve Memory Management as well as overheating issues and Will provide good battery Life as well. If anybody have any questions regarding these, can ask me......

 

Motorola Don't support customisation, but somehow after little bit research n tweaks, disabling Z-Ram, helped lot in improvement regarding lagginess n Overheating issue as well.

 

Z-RAM is very good thing, but G2 not capable to handle it.


 

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Re: Android 6.0.1 for moto g2

2016-04-17, 11:44 AM
ZRam works in conjunction with Zswap and both page unused app code out to the SD card to free internal ram instead of killing the code in ram so that is quicker to reload the code if you run the app again. When the allocated amount of Zram or Zswap is full it will kill the first paged out code.
All this happens on the SDcard so if you have a slow SD card your phone will start to slow.
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Re: Android 6.0.1 for moto g2

2016-04-17, 12:42 PM

Z-RAM has nothing to do with SD Card. If It were using SD card, it would be better to use Internal and make Swap Partition for paging. Z-RAM, actually, compresses too old cached process and keep it in RAM, instead of moving to Internal memory or SD Card. Phone without SD card may also has Z-RAM.

 

Harsith, u were asking how Z-RAM affecting performance. Actually Z-RAM feature is feature that should be enable in Kernel, it Compresses old, or long, or unused background process, like Cached process that remain in RAM, it compresses, and keep it in Allocated limit in RAM. And when needed, it again decompress and compress again and again. 

It is very good feature in Linux and now Windows also use same for 10.

But issue with G2 is, G2 has 891 mb available RAM, out of which at least 250 mb is consumed by System framework, apps and all. But Enabling Z-RAM, it needs approximate limit, beyond that Z-RAM will not hold cached process, means if In Z-RAM pricess are cached of 3-4 hours used apps or process, it will kick out and will compress recently cached process. In all these, it uses CPU, and CPU of G2 is 1.2 ghz, not that much powerful and while all these process, it takes 100mb RAM more in System, and As more and more device uptime goes, Z-RAM do more and more compression and releasing and kicking out if Cached too old process.

 

As This forum don't allow modding and all, still I'm daring a bit, in Custom ROM, there is No Z-RAM enabled, so it performs better, without overheating issues. And Fir Sane reason Google ommitted this Z-RAM in Android One device, which also has 8-16 GB internal memory, 1gb RAM out of which 0.94gb available for utilization, and no Z-RAM feature enabled in it and it has 1.3 ghz Quad core processor.

After doing some modding stuffs, disabling Z-RAM, made G2 better performer that it is in current state.

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