How To Disable Background Apps On Pixel And Pixel XL

If you have a Google Pixel or Pixel XL, it’s a good idea to know how to disable background apps on Pixel and Pixel XL. This will help save the losing losing battery life and reduce the amount of data being used. These extra apps running in the background of your smartphone like email, social networking and daily lifestyle apps search the Internet on a regular basis trying to update these apps, which makes your phone slow and kiils the battery fast.

All these applications searching the web for new emails, and updates use a lot of bandwidth and battery life; slowing down the smartphone. It’s a much better idea to just update these apps manually on your own to save the battery life on the Pixel or Pixel XL by disabling background apps on Pixel and Pixel XL.

 

For those who have just started using the Android operating system and want to know how to disable background apps on Pixel and Pixel XL, we’ll explain below.

 

How to close background applications:

  1. Turn on the Pixel or Pixel XL
  2. Select the Recent app sbutton from the home screen
  3. Select the Active apps icon
  4. Select End next to the required application. Alternatively, select End all
  5. If prompted, Select OK

 

How to disable background data for all services:

  1. Turn on the Pixel or Pixel XL
  2. Go to settings and select, Data usage
  3. Open the context menu by tapping the three dots in the upper right corner of the screen
  4. Uncheck “Auto sync data”
  5. Select Ok

 

Facebook requires you to disable background data from their own menus, follow these instructions:

  1. Turn on the Pixel or Pixel XL
  2. Go to the Facebook settings menu
  3. Select“Refresh Interval”
  4. Select Never

 

How to disable background data for Twitter:

  1. Turn on the Pixel or Pixel XL
  2. From the settings menu select Accounts
  3. Select Twitter
  4. Uncheck “Sync Twitter”

 

How to disable background data for Gmail and other Google services:

  1. Turn on the Pixel or Pixel XL
  2. From the settings menu, select Accounts
  3. Select Google
  4. Select the name of your account
  5. Uncheck the Google servicesyou wish to disable in the background

 

 

 

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