Android - How to limit the number of background processes

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In this article you will understand how to limit the number of background processes on your Android device (smartphone or tablet). The procedure is as follows:
  • First you need to enable the Developer options:
    • Go to Settings > About Device.
    • Keep tapping on the Build number (8-10 times) until the following notification is displayed.
    • "Developer mode has been turned on".
  • Go to Settings > Developer Options.
  • Scroll to the Apps section and tap on "Background process limit".
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Jean-François Pillou - Founder of CCM
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