Managing open apps

Apple iPhone 5S on iOS 12.0.0

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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 1/5

    To view your open apps, quickly press the Home button twice.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  2. Step 2/5

    Select the app you'd like to use.

    The indicator is in the center.
  3. Step 3/5

    To close an open app, quickly press the Home button twice.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  4. Step 4/5

    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.
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