Managing open apps

Apple iPhone 6S Plus on iOS 15.4.0

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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, press the Home button quickly twice.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  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, press the Home button quickly twice.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  4. Step 4/6

    Swipe an app up 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

    Press the Home button to return to the main Home screen.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
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