Android 6 on Nexus 5X does not sync, or update, calendar entries and e-mails

I was really disappointed when my new Nexus 5X did not sync new e-mails and calendar entries from the web. I use these functions all day long and the device is useless if it does not update new items.

I already began to install 3rd party apps, but then decided to look into the matter again:

It seems to be a known bug that Google is investigating, but I couldn't wait for them to come up with a fix.

I suspected the cause to be the Android 6 doze function (a battery saving function in Android 6) since my device hadn't updated the calendar for several hours (I could see that my account/calendar was last updated the night before at around 9 p.m.).

To disable the calendar's (and a few other apps, but I suspect that the settings for the calendar is enough) battery save function use the settings:

(The screenshots are in Danish, but I think you get the point)


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