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#1  May 27, 2018 - 2:24am
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I have already asked it inside a post in another thread, but it could get easily overlooked. Is the iOS option for Infuse "Update in background" supposed to refresh the metadata when using other apps? Because I have it enabled and it doesn't seem to do anything. Anytime I switch to another app, or even to another screen in Infuse the metadata fetching stops, and restarts only when I go into Infuse/Settings/Library.

Since due to the "Shares disappearing bug" this is the 6th or 7th time I am rebuilding the metadata it's getting a bit tedious to leave the iPad on just doing the metadata fetching.

  May 29, 2018 - 11:19am
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Unfortunately Library updates cannot be done in the background on iOS or tvOS at this time, but you can use Split Screen to keep Infuse open while using other apps, and the indexing will continue normally.

Infuse 6 for iOS and Apple TV is now available!

  May 30, 2018 - 3:25am
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Ok, that would help. Would it work with the overlapped app as well? When hidden preferably (it's a iPad 2018, non Pro).

  May 30, 2018 - 11:46am
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Yes, Infuse should continue to when using any of the multitasking options described here https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT207582 (except for PiP).

Infuse 6 for iOS and Apple TV is now available!

  March 25, 2019 - 6:03pm
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Out of curiosity, why can’t the library be updated when the app is not in focus? Thanks

  March 25, 2019 - 9:30pm
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  tomiy1 wrote:

Out of curiosity, why can’t the library be updated when the app is not in focus? Thanks

My understanding is because Apple don’t allow it. Basically apps are only allowed to run for short/limited periods when in the background which is enforced by iOS/tvOS.

On tvOS I suspect the reason is to ensure the foreground app is not adversely affected by background apps.
On iOS the same reason but also to ensure that background apps do not adversely drain the battery.

  March 25, 2019 - 9:34pm
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  remotevisitor wrote:

My understanding is because Apple don’t allow it. Basically apps are only allowed to run for short/limited periods when in the background which is enforced by iOS/tvOS.

On tvOS I suspect the reason is to ensure the foreground app is not adversely affected by background apps.
On iOS the same reason but also to ensure that background apps do not adversely drain the battery.

Understood Smile makes sense...
Just sucks since it literally takes 5-10minutes to fetch any updates needed from google drive. So I have to have my infuse app opened forever for it to update.