NOTE: This article currently applies Android 6.0 and higher.
Scout GPS Link is running in the background after you exit the app and it is draining your battery.
There is a built-in feature of Android that lets you close any non-essential apps that do not fully close on their own when you exit them.
3rd-party developers routinely take advantage of this Android feature to reduce the amount of internal memory their app needs.
These steps assume that your Android phone has Google's reference specification user interface (UI) for Android. If your Android phone has a customized UI, please refer to your phone owner's manual to find out what the differences are.
Step 1: Press the Recent Apps button on your phone. It’s the button that looks like two overlapping rectangles.
Step 2: Tap the x at the top-right corner of the app that you wish to close. Note that there is also a Close All button at the bottom of the screen if you would rather close every app that is currently open on your device.
Later OS 7, 8 , 9, 10
all are very similar
1. locate the Recent apps button which depends on model and OS version, may be a Square on the left bottom or 3 line icon on the left bottom.
2. Locate App and swipe up to close app or Select Close All
1. From the Home screen, tap the Recent Apps shortcut. This is located in the bottom-left corner of your phone screen, and is represented by three vertical lines.
2. Find the app you want to close by swiping left or right.
3. When you have located the correct app, simply swipe upward to close it.
4. If you want to close all of your apps at once, tap "Close all."
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