View or Close Running Apps
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View or Close Running Apps

Learn how to view, switch between, and close running applications.


INSTRUCTIONS & INFO

 In this tutorial, you will learn how to:

 

• Access recent apps
• Open an app
• Switch between apps
• Close an app

 

Access recent apps

Swipe up from the bottom of the screen without removing your finger.

 

Note: For devices with a home button, double-press the home button.


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Open an app

Select the desired app.

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Switch between apps

Swipe left or right to find the app you want to use.

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Close an app

Swipe up on the desired app you wish to close.

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For information on viewing app and data usage, please visit the View & manage data tutorial. Learn more from the following Apple support articles:

 

Switch apps on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch
Close an app on your iPhone or iPod touch


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