How To Turn On/Off Background App Refresh On IOS 10 iPhone/iPad

Background App Refresh On IOS: We have been writing and learning much about IOS in the recent articles and this one too is related to iPhone. Today we will be going to learn about how to use background app refresh feature on IOS devices such as iPhone and iPad. And also find out how this feature can be used for the benefit of users, in precise terms is this feature really effective.

This feature is really amazing and many people do not know about it because it works under the skin of your phone to be precise. I mean to say that this app makes sure to run some of the essential apps on your iPhone device without any problem.

Background App Refresh allows IOS apps to receive new information in a controller and intelligent manner than other OS in the market. This feature was made available few years ago and before that all the IOS apps and games that were in the background were stuck for the whole time. But then came the update “Background App Refresh” with IOS 7 release, which allows background apps not to suspend and participate as well. Well in simple terms this feature is useful for third party apps and to let them get access to news, media, status, notification and many more from the web or so. And when you pull the app back into active use, it will be shown with new headlines and message notification.

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How To Turn On/Off Background App Refresh On IOS 10 iPhone/iPad

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Now you might have updated your IOS platform to the latest version and very version of IOS has this feature “Background App Refresh”. So, now we will be going through the process on how to turn on and off the Background App Refresh feature for apps and games on your iPhone and iPad devices.

  • Firstly open your iPhone device by switching it on
  • Next go to Settings > General and click on “Background App Refresh”
  • And swipe the button, such that this feature is enabled
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How To Turn on Background App Refresh On IOS 10 9.3 9.4 8 7 OS

This is how you can simply switch on and off Background App Refresh on iPhone and iPad on any IOS version.  And at the same time you can select and swipe which apps are enabled to use the feature from the above steps too.

How To Turn On/Off Background App Refresh For Separate Apps on iPhone and iPad

Well I thought it would be far more reliable if I could show you how to switch on and off Background App Refresh feature for individual apps on IOS OS. I guess you might already know how to turn on this feature first, if yes then follow below steps and learn how to switch it on for spate apps on iPhone and iPad.

  • Similarly open your iPhone device at first
  • Now go to the settings section from the home screen
  • And then click on General button, here you have switched on “Background App Refresh”
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How To Turn On/Off Background App Refresh For Separate Apps on iPhone and iPad
  • Next under the apps list, select which app you wish to enable this feature on
  • Then swipe right to that app and it will be turned on for Background App Refresh!
  • In this way you can select and enable Background App Refresh feature for individual apps!

Conclusion:

Thanks for reading this guide and now you will be able to use Background App Refresh feature on iPhone or iPad device easily. Start running apps in background and let them collect new information, news and headlines or notification for you while you use other apps in the mean time.

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