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How to Disable Background Apps Windows 11

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Disable Background Apps in the Settings app
1. Launch the Windows Settings app.
2. Click "Apps" on the left sidebar, then "Apps & features."
3. Locate the app, then click the "three-dots" button to the right of the app's name and select "Advanced options."

If the "Advanced options" option is not available, then the app does not support managing its background app permission.

4. Under the section "Background app permissions," select "Never" from the dropdown list.

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Disable Background Apps in the Battery Settings
1. Launch the Windows Settings app.
2. Click "System" in the left sidebar.
3. Click "Power & battery" on the right side.
4. Click "Battery usage" under the "Battery" section.
5. Then, in the section "Battery usage by app" locate the app, then click the "three-dots" button to the right of the app's name, and then choose "Manage background activity."

If the "Manage background activity" option is not available, then the app does not support managing its background app permission.

6. Under the section "Background app permissions," select "Never" from the dropdown list.

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Disable Background Apps for all users with Group Policy Editor
1. Enter gpedit.msc into the Run text box by pressing Win + R.
2. Navigate to "Computer Configuration\Administrative Templates\Windows Components\App Privacy"
3. Double-click the "Let Windows apps run in the background" policy in the right pane.
4. Select the "Disabled" choice, then select "Apply" and "OK."

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