1. CliveSinclair's Avatar
    Had my 930 for 2 months now and very pleased with it (coming from Android/Note 3.

    Battery life is generally as expected, but like others always trying to get the battery to last longer. I go through my Apps and have selected the ones I don't want to use in the background - i.e. set them to 'don't allow'.

    However, I have noticed that when going back in the the apps, some (mainly the Microsoft built in Apps) have reset to 'Allow in background' - such as Health & Fitness, News, Travel, Money. I don't use the Health & Fitness yet, but might if I get a MS Band.

    I haven't rebooted my phone for a couple of weeks and haven't managed to pin point when these apps switch back to 'allow' (midnight maybe?).

    Is it possible these Microsoft Apps can't be turned off from background use, if so, why does it allow me to toggle them off - only for them to go back to allow?

    Thanks in advance.
    12-01-2014 07:12 AM
  2. SammyD97's Avatar
    I've always wondered about that. It resets when you relaunch the app. Haven't used Health and fitness in a while and it stays at "not allowed". Tried it with money just now and yes it did reset when I launched the app.
    12-01-2014 07:51 AM
  3. vaultsurvivor's Avatar
    Some stuff switches back when it updates... If you've got your store automatically updating apps that might be why...
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    12-01-2014 08:06 AM
  4. gMaesterUK's Avatar
    Seems most apps switch background running back on when it's updated, hopefully this 'bug' can be fixed.

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    12-01-2014 10:14 AM
  5. byobg's Avatar
    No need for quotes around 'bug' - that CAN'T be on purpose. (Why provide a way to control settings if they'll just get re-set silently?)
    12-02-2014 11:11 AM
  6. gMaesterUK's Avatar
    I say bug loosely. It's just a design flaw most likely.
    12-03-2014 02:50 AM
  7. byobg's Avatar
    Design flaws are just bugs that should've been fixed before they got written :-)
    12-03-2014 08:39 AM

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