Multitasking between apps

Apple iPhone 5S on iOS 12.0.0

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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 quickly pressing the Home button twice, 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 1/16

    From a conversation in Messages, press the Home button.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  3. Step 2/16

    Tap Maps.

    The indicator is towards the top.
  4. Step 3/16

    Tap the Search for a place or address field.

    The indicator is in the center.
  5. Step 4/16

    Enter a destination.

    The indicator is in the bottom right.
  6. Step 5/16

    Select a destination.

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  7. Step 6/16

    Swipe up to view more information.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  8. Step 7/16

    Touch and hold the Address section.

    The indicator is towards the right.
  9. Step 8/16

    Tap Copy.

    The indicator is in the center.
  10. Step 9/16

    Quickly press the Home button twice.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  11. Step 10/16

    Tap Messages.

    The indicator is in the center.
  12. Step 11/16

    Touch and hold the iMessage field.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  13. Step 12/16

    Tap Paste.

    The indicator is in the center.
  14. Step 13/16

    Tap the Send icon.

    The indicator is towards the right.
  15. Step 14/16

    Quickly press the Home button twice.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  16. Step 15/16

    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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