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

Note Notes:

  • 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.
  • The steps below apply to the following models:
    • iPhone X / XS / XS Max / XR 
    • iPhone 8 / 8 Plus
    • iPhone 7 / 7 Plus
    • iPhone SE
    • iPhone 6 / 6 Plus / 6s / 6s Plus
    • iPhone 5s
  • For other models, click the applicable link for instructions:

 

  1. From the Home screen, navigate: Settings Settings icon > General.
  2. Tap Background App Refresh twice then tap one of the following:
    • Off
    • Wi-Fi
    • Wi-Fi & Cellular Data
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