Multitasking between apps

Apple iPhone 6S Plus on iOS 15.4.0

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It's easy to switch between different apps on your device, and there are multiple ways you can share data between them.

  1. Note: By swiping up from the bottom of your screen and holding, you can switch between open apps. In this example, we're showing how to copy an address in Apple Maps and share it with a friend. You can also close apps not in use to help save battery power and data usage.

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  2. Step 1/17

    From a conversation in Messages, tap the Home button.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  3. Step 2/17

    Tap Maps.

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  4. Step 3/17

    Tap the Search Maps field.

    The indicator is in the center.
  5. Step 4/17

    Enter a destination.

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  6. Step 5/17

    Select a destination.

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  7. Step 6/17

    Swipe up to view more information.

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  8. Step 7/17

    Touch and hold the Address section.

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  9. Step 8/17

    Tap Copy.

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  10. Step 9/17

    Quickly press the Home button twice.

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  11. Step 10/17

    Tap Messages.

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    Tap the iMessage field.

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    Touch and hold the iMessage field.

    The indicator is in the center.
  14. Step 13/17

    Tap Paste.

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  15. Step 14/17

    Tap the Send icon.

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    Quickly press the Home button twice.

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  17. Step 16/17

    Swipe an app up to close it.

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

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