How To Make Your Smartphone Faster By Limiting Background Process Limit

Several smartphone users complain about the slow functionality and low performance of their phones. Many factors can be responsible for the issue. Besides this, there is one of the biggest factors that slows your smartphone performance and reduces its functionality and that is background running process. Several applications and programs you use on your smartphone run in background even without letting you know. Background running apps consume more battery power and disturb your phone functionality. Several users do not clear background running apps and ignore this factor entirely. By limiting background process limit, your phone’s functionality increases dramatically and it boosts its performance too.

Its Shortcomings

There are several shortcomings of limiting background process on your smartphone and it has a great affect on your phone. First of all, limiting the background process eats up unnecessary resources on your device which slows it down. And it reduces your smartphone’s functionality by creating abnormal cache and which can result in system crash .  If a user opens an app, it reloads the entire app from scratch.

How to access?

Step 1

Go to the settings of your smartphone and tap on About Phone option available at the last from the available list of options.

Step 2

After successfully opening About Phone menu, navigate to the Build number and tap on it. Keep in mind to tap on it seven times to turn on Developer mode.

How To Limit Background Process?

To limit the background process, follow the steps listed below:

Step 1

First of all, go back to the main settings of your smartphone. To do this, tap on the Settings app.

Step 2

Find developer options and tap on it. Scroll down to tap on the Background process limit in the Apps section.

Step 3

Choose between: Standard, No Background process, At most 1 process, At most 2 process, At most 3 process,  At most 4 process.

Step 4

After successfully applying the above steps, close all the apps and restart your smartphone for successfully applying the changes.

By applying the steps mentioned above, you will be able to boost the performance of your phone. Not only will it optimize your phone’s performance but it will also help you save up on mobile data. Hence, you should turn off the background process and place limitations to make the best use of your smartphone.

Lucia Mandela is a self-professed security expert; she has been making the people aware of the security threats. Has passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. She writes for Norton security products at norton.com/setup.

Source: Smartphone

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Published by marconixon

Hello, I’m Marco. I am working as an IT professional and holds a very good experience in the same field.

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