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Disable running adroid apps in the background

asked 2019-02-07 13:55:13 +0300

vatman gravatar image

I notice that when I run the android support a get message that firefox is taking to much CPU time (or something like that) and notification from sotify which song I am listening from the PC even thou I have never started them.

Can I disable this kind of apps of auto-start running in the background since it is not necessary usage of my battery/CPU.

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You can go to Settings -> Apps -> disable the "Allow this and that to start on boot" (sorry for the bad description, I use the UI in Finnish). However, if you're using the XA2 beta, that setting isn't respected - the background process starts anyway.

raketti ( 2019-02-07 14:02:30 +0300 )edit

Yes I am using XA2. From there I cannot disable/click on Allow application background service ... or try to open Open Android Setting


vatman ( 2019-02-07 14:38:36 +0300 )edit

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answered 2019-02-07 15:29:42 +0300

jovirkku gravatar image

This is one of the "known issues" with the current beta implementation. Thanks for the report.

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To be more precise: the autostart option in settings>apps has never really worked, at least in Alien Dalvik on Jolla C and Xperia X (https://together.jolla.com/question/179848/prevent-android-apps-from-autostart/).

ziellos ( 2019-02-07 17:42:26 +0300 )edit

Does this means that it will be fixed

vatman ( 2019-02-07 18:57:14 +0300 )edit

It hasn't been fixed in the past, so it's unlikely it will be fixed in the near future...

ziellos ( 2019-02-07 20:56:59 +0300 )edit
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