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Huawei P20: How To Close And Turn OFF Background Apps

Extra apps that are left open and running in the background could be causing the battery of Huawei P20 and P20 Pro to drain much faster. It’s a good idea to close background apps on Huawei P20 and P20 Pro. The background applications search for internet connection regularly while trying to update. These include the email application, social networking apps, and also the daily lifestyle applications. These apps use lots of bandwidth and battery life and are slowing your phone. That’s why you should turn off background apps on Huawei P20 and P20 Pro.

It is a better idea to run manual apps update so as to save the battery life. If you are a new Huawei P20 and P20 Pro user, you might want to know how you can disable the background applications. Here are the steps you need to follow.

Closing Background Apps On Huawei P20 And P20 Pro

  1.  Switch on your Huawei P20 and P20 Pro device
  2. From the home screen, you will find the recent apps
  3. Tap on the Active apps icon
  4. Pick End which is found next to the required application. Alternatively, select End All
  5. Tap Ok to Confirm

Disabling Background Data For Twitter

  1. Ensure the phone is on
  2. Select Accounts from settings menu
  3. Select Twitter
  4. Uncheck the label “Sync Twitter”

Closing And Disabling Background Data For All Services

  1. Switch on the Huawei P20 and P20 Pro
  2. Select settings and tap on Data Usage
  3. Expand the context menu. This is done by tapping on the three dots found on the upper right corner on your screen
  4. Un-tick “Auto Sync data”
  5. Tap on OK

Disabling Background Data For Gmail And Google Services

  1. Switch on the Huawei P20 and P20 Pro
  2. Select Accounts from the settings menu
  3. Tap on Google
  4. Tap on your account name
  5. Un-tick Google Services that you wish to disable in the background

Instructions For Disabling Background Data For Facebook

Note that this has to be done from the Facebook menus and here is the procedure

  1. Switch on the Huawei P20 and P20 Pro
  2. Open the Facebook Settings Menu
  3. Tap Refresh Interval
  4. Pick Never

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