How to improve battery life and Reduce idle drain on Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1

Here we will guide on how to improve battery life and Reduce idle drain on Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1. So let’s do it!

Asus Zenfone Max Pro is the talk of the market with its exceptional build quality and specifications. However, many users have complained about its poor battery management. The device comes with a massive 5000 mAh battery. But due to poor software management, its battery life is low. So, the users who are suffering from the less battery life issues on Asus Zenfone Max Pro must read this article to the end. In today’s article, we will talk about how you can improve battery life and reduce the idle drain on Asus ZenFone Max Pro.

How to improve battery life and Reduce idle drain on Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1

How to improve battery life and Reduce idle drain on Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1

Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 was launched in April 2018. Since its launch, it has been reported as the best phone by its users in terms of battery backup. However, after a few months, many users are complaining about its poor battery backup. Today we will try to fix this poor battery management problem by installing some third party applications. But before we do that, let’s see a quick spec review of the device.

Quick Specifications of Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1

Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 has a massive 5.99-inch screen with a resolution of 1080 by 2160 pixels. The price of the phone is mere 10,999 INR which is in a budget price segment. The device is powered by a 1.8 GHz octa-core processor and is coupled with 3 GB of RAM. Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 comes with 32 GB of inbuilt storage. Which you can expand up to 2000 GB via MicroSD card. Talking about the camera department, it has a 13-megapixel (f/2.2, 1.12-micron) primary camera. And a 5-megapixel (f/2.4, 1.12-micron) secondary camera on the rear and an 8-megapixel front shooter for selfies.


Also read: Download and Update PixysOS on Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 with Android 9.0 Pie

How to improve Battery life

Battery life on an Android device can be improved by many methods. However, most of these methods don’t work with all users. These methods include installing battery saver scripts or kernels. Today in this post, we are sharing an app method by which you can significantly increase the battery life. Please, make sure that you have Magisk installed for this trick to work.

To fix the battery idle drain on your Asus ZenFone Mx Pro M1, you need to root your device and install Magisk. If you already have Magisk then you can move ahead. However, if you don’t then we recommend you to root your device and install Magisk.

Download Required Files

These are the files which you will need if you want to improve battery life and fix idle battery drain on Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1. So make sure download them beforehand and then proceed to the next steps:

Make sure you have Magisk installed – Preferably Magisk v 17.3 or more

SysConfig Patcher Magisk Module – Download

Naptime (Play Store) – Download 

debloat MOD – Download

Be sure that by doing this you will lose the warranty(Probably). And sometimes you also might brick your device if you don’t follow the instructions properly.
At GetDroidTips, We will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your device while following this Guide. Do it at your own risk.

Steps to improve battery life and Reduce idle drain

Before proceeding with the steps make sure you have downloaded all the files from the download box above.


Also read: Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 receive Android 9.0 Pie update soon

1. Install Sysconfig Patcher from Magisk Manager or TWRP recovery

2. After successfully installing Sysconfig Patcher, disable Google device administrator on your device.

3. Then install Naptime from Play Store and set up the app preferences as below in the screenshot.

4. After setting up the Naptime app, simply reboot your device and enjoy using your device without worrying about battery life issues.

Note: Naptime is a third party app which reduces network access, wifi scans, sync adapters, ignore wake logs etc to save battery life. So you may get some notifications a little bit late. However, you have to sacrifice any high priority notifications for the sake of better battery life.

Also read: Download Latest Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 USB Drivers and ADB Fastboot Tool

[Optional] You can also install debloat MOD for Zenfone Max Pro M1 which will delete any unnecessary apps or services which might be the cause of bad battery backup on your device. The link for the same is given in the download box above. All you need to do is to flash the file with a custom recovery like TWRP.


After following this procedure, your device will give exceptional battery backup on device idle state. Also if you flash the debloat MOD zip, then you will get more battery backup because all the bloatware apps will be gone for good. No drain in 5.5 hrs. with 96% Deep Sleep. You can see the final battery consumption info in the screenshot below:

I don’t have Magisk/Root in my device? What should I do?

If you don’t have root permission or Magisk on your device then don’t worry. As Naptime app will still work on your device (but there will be some limitations). So just download Naptime app and set the preferences for maximum battery backup.


So, guys, this is how you can improve battery life and Reduce idle drain on Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1. You don’t have to install any bogus app s like DU battery saver to improve battery life. All you need to do is follow these simple steps. Please make sure that you have Magisk/root in your device. If you have any doubts about the procedure above, then you can ask in the comments section below. Thank you and have a wonderful day.

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