View or Close Running Apps

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
 

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

Understand multitasking and background activity on your iPhone
Force an app to close in iOS

 




Access recent apps

To view recently used apps, 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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