How to Kill Background App Refresh in iOS7 [Battery-Life]

Background App Refresh is a nice new feature in iOS7 but may also harm your iPhone battery life. Here is how to switch it off.

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iOS7 has real multitasking and automatically updates your apps in the background. Cool, but it may also result in ...

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Poor Battery Life...

Poor Battery Life...

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Here is how to disable background app refresh for those apps, that you dislike anyway:

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Go to the Settings.app

Go to the Settings.app

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Open "General"

Open "General"

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... and go to "Background App Refresh"

... and go to "Background App Refresh"

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Disable those apps, that you don't use that much. Or disable Background App Refresh for all apps, in case your battery life is really bad.

Disable those apps, that you don't use that much. Or disable Background App Refresh for all apps, in case your battery life is really bad.

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