Managing open apps

Samsung Galaxy J3 Prime on Android 8.1.0

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You can switch between and close any apps that are running on your device. You can also see all of your currently running apps by accessing the Recents screen.

  1. Step 1/6

    To view your open apps, tap the Recent apps button.

    The indicator is in the bottom left.
  2. Step 2/6

    Select the app you'd like to use.

    The indicator is in the center.
  3. Step 3/6

    To close an open app, tap the Recent apps button.

    The indicator is in the bottom left.
  4. Step 4/6

    Swipe an app left or right to close it.

    Note: Regularly closing apps can make your phone faster and your battery last longer.

    The indicator is in the bottom right.
  5. Step 5/6

    Tap CLOSE ALL to close all open apps.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
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