Find out how to disable unnecessary applications that run and run in the background on Windows 10. A quick and easy way to save some laptop batteries.
When you have a laptop computer and you don’t have access to a nearby power outlet, you look for several ways to save battery to make it last as long as possible.
We reduce the brightness, we close unnecessary windows or we activate the energy saving mode.
Another easy way that you don’t think about is to turn off apps that are running in the background.
We do not realize, but several applications on our computer are constantly waiting for information, whether it is our location or updates and notifications to send us.
This principle is the same as on our smartphones while applications continue to run in the background even if we are not using them. This allows, among other things, that the content is up to date when you finally open it.
If it’s possible to disable background apps on your phone Android and his iPhone, it is also possible to do it on your computer running Windows 10.
Steps to turn off background apps on Windows 10
When you go to the background apps settings on Windows 10, it’s ridiculous how many often unnecessary apps are running in the background.
We can quickly deactivate dozens of them which will help the performance of our computer somewhat and will allow us to save a little battery.
So, to disable background apps on Windows 10, you need to:
- Click on the menu: Start (Windows icon)
- Go to Settings
- Select option: Confidentiality
- Go to the tab: Background apps
- Deactivate the function: Allow apps to run in the background
- Or deactivate applications that we don’t want them to run in the background
Here’s how to turn off apps that are running in the background on a computer with Windows 10.
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