Apple® iPhone® 5 - Turn Background App Refresh On / Off

Note When Background App Refresh is turned on, apps that take advantage of this feature can refresh themselves in the background. For additonal info, refer to iOS: Multitasking and background-app refresh.

  1. From the Home screen, navigate: Settings Settings icon > General > Background App Refresh.
  2. Tap the Background App Refresh switch to turn on Switch On or off Switch Off.