Windows Phone 8 - How to close apps running in the background?

December 2016


Windows Phone 8 - How to close apps running in the background?



To close or prevent apps from running background tasks under Windows Phone 8, follow the below procedure:
  • Go to Settings and swipe to Applications
  • Select Background tasks.
  • The list of apps running in the background shall be displayed.
  • Select the app of your choice and tap on the Turn Off button.


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