Multitasking Opt-Out

Given just how much of a hassle it can be to support multitasking on the iPhone, it’s worth a quick mention that it’s possible to opt out of the whole thing.

All you need do is add this pair to your Info.plist dictionary:


Which looks like this in XCode’s plist editor:
opt out

Although AAPL harumphs that “[o]pting out of background execution is strongly discouraged”, for some apps it may make little difference, and save you not inconsiderable effort.

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