Windows Phone - How prevent apps from running in the background

September 2016


Windows Phone - How prevent apps from running in the background


Windows Phone users can choose which app can run in background.
Too many backgrounds app may reduce the performance of your device and also drain the battery life!
Procedure:
  • From the Homescreen, swipe to the left and select Settings.
  • Scroll to the Applications menu > Background tasks

  • All the apps allowed to run in the background are displayed in this section.
  • Select any unnecessary app and click on Block.

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