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Use Android Jetpack’s WorkManager API to schedule necessary background work, like backing up data or downloading fresh content, that keeps running even if the app exits or the device restarts.

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Schedule tasks with WorkManager

October 2021

Learn when and how to use WorkManager, an API that handles background work that needs to run regardless of whether the application process is still running.