Apple® iPad® - 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 additional info, refer to iOS: multitasking and background-app refresh.

  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Settings Settings icon > General.
  2. Tap Background App Refresh.
  3. Tap the Background App Refresh switch to turn on Switch On or off Switch Off.
    Note Once switched on, you are able to switch individual apps listed on or off.