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  • How to Disallow Apps Run in The Background
    Time: Jun. 4, 2020

    How to Turn Off the Background Apps in Settings

    To prevent desktop apps from running in the background, you can close or exit that app when you aren't using it.

    Besides, disable individual apps run in the background can helpfully to conserve power. Here's how:

    Step 1: Open the Settings app, click the Privacy icon.





    Step 2: Click on Background apps in the left side, and turn on(default) or off apps under Let apps run in the

    background on the right side.





    If you want an app to continue performing these functions, you should allow it to continue running in the background.


    Disallow Apps to Run Background Task in Battery Saver Settings

    Battery saver feature can help conserve your PC's battery by limiting background activity and adjusting hardware settings

    in a tablet and laptop PC. There are 2 options to enable Battery Saver:

    Option 1: in the quick-actions area at the bottom of the Action Center.

    Here you can quickly turn Battery Saver on and off at will.





    Once the Battery Saver mode is enabled, apps won't be allowed to run in the background unless manually add them to

    the Always allowed list here.

    Option 2: in the Settings app.

    Step 1: Open the Settings app, then click on the System icon.





    Step 2: Click Battery in the left side, and click on Battery usage by app link in the right side.

    You’ll see a list of apps and how much battery each one is using relatively. This can help you choose which apps to allow

    or which apps to disallow





    Step 3: Select an app from the list, turn off Managed by Windows, and then select or clear the Allow app to run background

    tasks check box. (Note that some apps can’t be changed.)




    How to Disable Programs Run At Startup in Task Manager

    Some programs are set to launch when you boot up your computer. To prevent these background apps from automatically

    loading when you sign in, you can disable apps run in Task Manager Startup.

    Step 1: Open Task Manager.

    Right-click on the Taskbar, then select Task Manager from that menu.





    Step 2: In Task Manager, click the Startup tab to see what runs at startup. If there's any app running automatically in the

    background that you don't need, click Disable to remove it from this list.