View or Close Running Apps
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Apple iPhone 5s

View or Close Running Apps

How to view, switch between, and close running applications.

  1. To see recently used apps, double-press the Home button.

    Step 1

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

    Step 2

  3. Select the App to open.

    Step 3

  4. To close an app, swipe the desired app up. To close all apps, swipe up on all open apps.

    Note: Learn more from Apple support articles: Understand multitasking and background activity on your iPhone and Force an app to close in iOS.

    Step 4

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