Nexus 6P: How To Close And Turn OFF Background Apps

Those that have a Nexus 6P have been compiling that their smartphone is running slow and losing power fast. The main reason that this could be happening is because of all the extra apps operating in the background. When apps are operating in the background like email and social networking they try to connect to the Internet to get updated.

When an app continues to connect to the Internet 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 Nexus 6P.

Below we’ll explain how you can close and turn off background apps on the Nexus 6P, we’ll explain below.


How to close background applications on Nexus 6P:

  1. Turn on your smartphone
  2. Press on the Recent apps button
  3. Choose the Active apps icon
  4. Select End next to the required application. You can also select End all


How to disable background data for Twitter:

  1. Turn on your smartphone
  2. Select Accounts
  3. Choose Twitter
  4. Then Uncheck the “Sync Twitter” option


How to close and disable background data for all services:

  1. Turn on your smartphone
  2. Go to Settings.
  3. Select on Data usage
  4. Open the context menu by tapping the three dots in the upper right corner of the screen
  5. Uncheck the  “Auto sync data” option
  6. Tap on Ok


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

  1. Turn on your smartphone
  2. Go to the settings menu
  3. Select Accounts
  4. Choose Google
  5. Select the name of your account
  6. Uncheck the Google services you wish to disable in the background


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

  1. Turn on your smartphone
  2. Go to the Facebook settings menu
  3. Select on the “Refresh Interval” option
  4. Choose Never



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