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How to disable app background activity on android Oreo

Recently launched android Oreo 8.0 has several new features and one of them is background execution limits. Running background app activity is one of the major reasons to quickly drain battery life on android phone. To save battery, disable app background activity on android Oreo 8.0. In android 8.0 Oreo, background execution limit feature will minimize background activity of apps when not in use and extend battery life in android Oreo. Android Oreo limits what apps can do in the background.

By default enable background data in your android Oreo. It means enable mobile usage data in the background. To improve battery life on Oreo, disable individually app background activity in your android 8.0 Oreo devices. Also disable background data in your android devices. Follow below given step by step guide to disable app background activity on android Oreo 8.0 devices.


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How to disable app background activity on android Oreo 8.0

When app is running in the background, it will consume battery power in your device. There are two different ways to disable background activity in android 8.0 Oreo devices such as Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X etc. Check out below given two methods.

1st Method: Disable app background activity on android Oreo using battery section

Step 1: Go to settings in your android 8.0 devices

Step 2: Tap on battery

You can view app data usage and full device usage in your android Oreo. In android 8.0, you can see individually usage data by apps, system, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth etc.

Data usage by apps on android Oreo devices

Step 3: Scroll down at the end of page, you can see app usage data list by percentage wise

Step 4: Tap on app which usage more data (Show above screenshot)

Disable app background activity on android Oreo 8.0 phone

You will show percentage of battery usage by app, battery optimization and background activity. By default enable background activity in android Oreo.

Step 5: Disable background activity on android Oreo 8.0

2nd Method: Restrict background activity in android Oreo using app settings

Step 1: Go to settings in your android O device

See android O’s various settings such as network & internet, battery, sound, security & location, Google, Accessibility and more.

Step 2: Tap on apps & notifications

Step 3: Tap on app info

List of installed apps see on the screen in your android devices.

Tap app want to disable background data on android 8.0 Oreo

Step 4: Tap on app want to stop background data

Tap battery icon in app notifications settings in android Oreo

Step 5: Tap on battery

Restrict background activity in android Oreo using app settings

By default enable background activity in your android Oreo devices.

 

Step 6: Disable background activity under manage battery usage in your android Oreo

That’s all about limit background activity in android Oreo. You can also limit usage of mobile data in background in android 8.0 Oreo using below settings.

Limit usage of mobile data in background in android 8.0 Oreo

Settings > Apps & notifications > App info > Tap app want to disable mobile usage data > data usage > Disable background data

Now disable background data in android Oreo 8.0 device.

And that’s all. Do you know some other methods to disable app background activity on android Oreo? Let us know your thoughts in below comment box. For latest android tips and tricks, visit bestusefultips.com

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