How To Turn OFF Background Apps On Galaxy J5

For those that have a Samsung Galaxy J5 that has a battery losing power and dying fast or been running slow, it could be because of open background apps. 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 Galaxy J5.

For those who have just started using the Android operating system and want to know how to close and turn off background apps on the Galaxy J5, we’ll explain below.

 

 

How to close background applications:

  1. Turn on the Galaxy J5
  2. Select the Recent apps button 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 close and disable background data for all services:

  1. Turn on the Galaxy J5
  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

 

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

  1. Turn on the Galaxy J5
  2. From the settings menu, select Accounts
  3. Select Google
  4. Select the name of your account
  5. Uncheck the Google services you wish to disable in the background

 

How to disable background data for Twitter:

  1. Turn on the Galaxy J5
  2. From the settings menu select Accounts
  3. Select Twitter
  4. Uncheck “Sync Twitter”

 

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

  1. Turn on the Galaxy J5
  2. Go to the Facebook settings menu
  3. Select “Refresh Interval”
  4. Select Never

 

 

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