SetCPU for Root Users App for Android is a tool for changing the CPU settings on a rooted Android phone or tablet. It basically over clocks your phone’s mobile processor to provide faster/quicker response. Vice versa, it is also possible to slow down your phone’s mobile processor so as to extend your battery life by few more hours. If you’re a power user, you might need this. You can get SetCPU for Root Users Android app for $1.99 from Google Play Store.
SetCPU for Root Users App Features
SetCPU app for Android allows you to set up powerful profiles to change your settings under certain conditions, such as what app is running, when the phone is asleep or charging, when the battery level drops below a certain point, when the phone’s temperature is too high, or during certain times of day.
Profiles now support combining conditions under logical trees, with nestable “and,” “or,” and “not” operators available. The bottom-line is that now you can create complex profiles in place of multiple profiles in other apps. Further, you can mark profiles as ‘non-exclusive’, meaning they will not block profiles with lower priorities from evaluating. In this case, the profiles with lower priorities will perform only actions which have not been performed by profiles with higher priorities. SetCPU will keep evaluating profiles until it reaches an “exclusive” profile that evaluates as true. To make matters simple, and avoid any ambiguity, you can’t select priorities that have been used by other profiles.
SetCPU Android app uses the main screen as a “default profile” to set if no other profiles are active. However, you can specify an alternate default profile by creating an exclusive profile with no conditions at priority 0.
With for Root Users App for Android, you can share profiles without having the internal/external storage mounted. Regarding battery saving, SetCPU for Android now contains a “voltage control” menu, available to certain devices with custom kernels that support it, to control under-volting to save even more battery. However, support for the same is only available for certain kernels.
SetCPU for Root Users App for Android would come handy if you want to have more control over your profiles. Using the app, you can create highly customized profiles to suit your requirements. The ability to over clock the phone’s mobile processor to provide faster/quicker response might come handy in certain situations. Similarly, under clocking could save your phone’s battery life. For certain kernels, it is even possible to under-volt to save more battery. Verdict: Those with rooted devices may give it a try for the features mentioned above.