Here's how to grant the App Usage permission on your Android phone so that the Powr of You app and fix the error messages such as:

  1. App data is missing
  2. App data is # days old

App data is used to provide you insights about your own app usage behavior, top apps you spend time on, apps you don't use along with rewards.


Grant App Usage permission


Option 1: Provide permission via device Settings

These steps apply for users who want to adjust the settings on the Android device directly

  • Go to Settings icon on your Android device
  • Select the Security menu
  • Scroll to the bottom and select the Apps with usage access option
  • Find the Powr of You app on the list. It'll currently show the permission status as Off
  • Select the Powr of You app option
  • Turn the permission ON on the top right Permit usage access option

That's it! Your app usage permission should now be turned on. To confirm it's connected correctly:

  • Open the Powr of You app on your Android phone
  • Select the top left menu icon > Test Connection > select the CLICK HERE TO TEST button
  • The "App data is missing" or "App data is # days old" message should no longer be shown

 

Option 2: Using the Test Connection menu on the Powr of You app

These steps apply for users who want to use the Powr of You app to fix the settings.

  • Open the Powr of You app on your Android phone
  • Select the top left menu icon > Test Connection > select the CLICK HERE TO TEST button
  • Once the test is complete, it'll show a step "App data is missing" or "App data is # days old message". Select the FIX button
  • The next screen provides you information on the Apps with usage access menu where you'll need to grant permission for the Powr of You app to fix the app data issue. Select the OK button at the bottom to get started