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  1. osars ehi's Avatar
    I just noticed that the multitasking in windows phone 8.1 or maybe 8 is limited to opening 7 applications at once... Has anyone else noticed this or am I wrong ?
    05-25-2014 03:09 AM
  2. Himanshu Chowdhary's Avatar
    it depends on how much RAM is allotted each app in background. I tested the same on my iPad here are the results. I opened asphalt 8 game played for few seconds and then I jumped to safari (Windows Phone Central | News, Forums, Reviews, Help for Windows Phone) then I opened another game , infinity blade 2 , then I jumped to real racing 3 and then I finally opened flipboard to read some tech magazines. I was back to the home screen and then I was in multitasking window where it shows all the opened apps , as soon as I tap on asphalt 8 game wasn't resumed from the last state where I left , instead it was refreshing from start , same goes for real racing. what ios does is it releases memory without knowing. Where as windows phone 8/8.1 does the same but it does not show the app anymore in multi tasking window.
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    05-25-2014 03:20 AM
  3. xandros9's Avatar
    I can't tell with actual apps being open and stuff, but the multitasking UI only shows the last 7-8 screens/apps regardless. I think.
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    05-25-2014 03:53 PM
  4. gwinegarden's Avatar
    I just noticed that the multitasking in windows phone 8.1 or maybe 8 is limited to opening 7 applications at once... Has anyone else noticed this or am I wrong ?
    Are you, seriously, saying that you need more than 7 apps running, on your phone, at one time?
    gernerttl likes this.
    05-25-2014 08:45 PM
  5. Dexter505's Avatar
    I cannot get apps to multitask in windows phone 8.1. When using splashtop it closes if I leave unlike the android version. I cannot get youtube audio to continue playing if I am doing something else. either. Overall multitasking capabilities seem rather poor on a lumia 925.
    05-25-2014 09:39 PM
  6. Amrykid's Avatar
    I cannot get apps to multitask in windows phone 8.1. When using splashtop it closes if I leave unlike the android version. I cannot get youtube audio to continue playing if I am doing something else. either. Overall multitasking capabilities seem rather poor on a lumia 925.
    If an app doesn't want to "multitask", its probably the app and not the OS. Are you pressing the Home button while an app is running or are you pressing back?

    YouTube audio is probably related to it being a video and when you leave the app/tab, the video gets unloaded. It does continue to play if you lock your phone though.
    Last edited by Amrykid; 05-25-2014 at 11:32 PM. Reason: Added quote
    05-25-2014 11:31 PM
  7. PBLNS's Avatar
    You should use MyTube to use youtube as a radio hehehe
    05-26-2014 05:59 PM
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