How to Limit Background Process Limit?

How to Limit Background Process Limit?

Android often keeps processes running in the background to speed up the app loading process. This can also enhance app performance and user experience. While this is true, some apps are resource hungry, tend to keep tons of background processes running. This can consume too much of the available resources that are required to keep the device performance-optimized. These running processes can cause some significant lag or delay while loading apps, playing games, etc.

While Android as an OS manages these processes automatically, there’s a way to manually limit the background process as per the need. By limiting the background process, users tell the operating system not to run in the background, processes that keep on consuming unnecessary resources. Limiting background process simply all the background process to sleep but that does not mean a notification from email, WhatsApp, etc. won’t be delivered.

To limit the background process, first users need to enable the Developer option on their Android smartphones. To do that, you can follow the step by step guide below:

Step 1: Open Settings.

Step 2: Tap on About phone.

Step 3: Then tap on Build number, seven times to enable the Developer mode.

Now that you have enabled the Developer mode, here is a step by step guide on how to limit background process:

Step 1:Head back to the Settings main page.

Step 2: Tap on Developer options.

Step 3: Scroll down and tap on the Background process limit under the Apps section.

Step 4: Choose from the options — Standard, No background process, At most 1 process, At most 2 processes, At most 3 and At most 4 processes.

Step 5: Close all the apps and restart the smartphone for changes to take effect.


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