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How To Turn OFF Background Apps On Galaxy S7 And Galaxy S7 Edge

How To Turn OFF Background Apps On Galaxy S7 And Galaxy S7 Edge

Those that own a Samsung Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 Edge should know how to turn off background apps to save battery life and limit the amount of data your smartphone uses. The reason for this is because apps that operate in the background are always trying to connect to the Internet to stay updated; using data and battery life. It’s a good idea to turn off background apps if you don’t use them often to make the most out of the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge.

 

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Most of the apps that you have on your phone and continuously browsing the web for new emails, and updating themselves, which uses lots of battery and data. When you turn off background apps and manually update these apps you can save battery life on Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge. The following are instructions on how to turn off background apps on Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge.

 

 

How to close background applications:
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  1. Turn on your smartphone
  2. Select Recents
  3. Tap on Active apps
  4. Select End
  5. Tap on OK

 

How to close and disable background data for all services:

  1. Turn on your smartphone
  2. Tap on Settings
  3. Browse and select Data usage
  4. Tap on the three dots for the Context menu
  5. Uncheck Auto sync data
  6. Tap on OK

 

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

  1. Turn on your smartphone
  2. Go to Settings
  3. Tap on Accounts
  4. Select Google
  5. Tap on your account name
  6. Uncheck the Google Services you don’t want functioning in the background

 

How to disable background data for Twitter:

  1. Turn on your smartphone
  2. Go to Settings
  3. Tap on Accounts
  4. Tap on Twitter
  5. Uncheck Sync Twitter

 

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

  1. Turn on your smartphone
  2. Open Facebook Settings menu
  3. Tap on Refresh Interval
  4. Choose Never

 

 

 

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