Sample Code

Refreshing and Maintaining Your App Using Background Tasks

Use scheduled background tasks for refreshing your app content and for performing maintenance.

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Overview

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Essentials

class BGTaskScheduler

A class for registering launch handlers that are run by submitting task requests to launch your app in the background.

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Starting and Terminating Tasks During Development

Use the debugger to start tasks and terminate them before completion during development.

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