|
Movies Books Music Food Tv Shows Technology Politics Video Games Parenting Fashion Green Living more >

Wiki

Introduction

Backgrounder is a Mobile Substrate-based extension to iPhone/iPod Touch's SpringBoard application launcher that allows applications to run in the background (applications are normally terminated upon suspension).

Warning & Limitations

Applications are not designed to be run in the background (as Apple does not permit it). Thus some applications may not behave correctly when placed in the background. Unfortunately, this is something that Backgrounder cannot resolve; the application itself would need to be modified. Please keep this in mind.

Also note that applications may use the suspend/resume methods to perform important tasks, such as saving preferences. If the application is not properly terminated, these tasks may never be run. For such applications, if your phone crashes or if you force power-off (by holding the power and menu/home buttons), your settings/information for that application will not be saved. Always make sure to properly shutdown such applications (by disabling backgrounding when the application is no longer needed).

While this extension should work for all applications, it is recommended to use it only for background-enabling AppStore applications (which, again, are not allowed to include backgrounding code). If you wish to run a non-AppStore 3rd-party application in the background, it is suggested that you contact the author of the application and request that proper background support be added.

Usage Enable backgrounding for an application
Source
edit this info

Details

Select a category and then fill in some basic details that someone might want to know about this topic.
What's your opinion on Backgrounder (application)?
rate
Be the first to rate!
You have exceeded the maximum length.
Photos
Backgrounder (application)
Related Topics
Cydia (application)

A software application for the iPhone OS that lets a user br

Multitasking Apps for iPhone

Applications that enable the multitasking of third party app

Shazam

The mobile music discovery application

LockInfo screen on jailbroken iPhone 3GS

A process that allows iPhone and iPod Touch users to run any

© 2014 Lunch.com, LLC All Rights Reserved
Lunch.com - Relevant reviews by real people.
()
This is you!
Ranked #
Last login
Member since
reviews
comments
ratings
questions
compliments
lists