Note: After you switch to a different app, some apps run for a short time before they're put in a suspended state. Suspended apps aren't actively in use or taking up system resources. Background App Refresh lets suspended apps check for updates and new content.
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From the Watch app main screen on iPhone, scroll to General.
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Tap Background App Refresh.
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Tap or slide the Background App Refresh slider to the off position.
Note: This will prevent apps on your Watch from running in the suspended state and save battery.
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You've completed the steps!
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