We have developed an app for iPhone.
Our business requirement is to run the app at the background and listen to our server for the updates.
We need to get the list of online users. This helps us in getting the list of online users and also in listenning to the server.

Problem:
iOS is killing the app after few minutes. I need the app to run at the background for ever.
This is a proven concept and used by lots of apps on apple store.

Please suggest me how to achieve this.
If we use Background audio then the desired result is achieved by getting rejected by the apple store.

Please suggest us a solution.

NOTE: We dont want to update our database by repeated poking to the database server and updating the table.

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Well there is some good news out there. https://developer.apple.com/library/ios/documentation/iPhone/Conceptual/iPhoneOSProgrammingGuide/BackgroundExecution/BackgroundExecution.html is a rather long read but here's my answer. Your app developer needs to step up to your requirements. I'm not your app developer …

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