Apple introduced multitasking with the iPhone 4 and iOS 4.0. Multitasking on the iPhone or iPad allows you to have apps paused in the background so they are easy to switch back and forth to. IOS 8 has now changed the process of closing an app that is running in the background. In this how-to article, we’ll show you how to close the apps running in the background on any iOS 7 or above device:
How to close an app on the iPhone and iPad:
- Double tap the Home button on your iPhone or iPad.
- This will pop up the multitasking app view, where you can scroll left and right to view the apps that are running.
- Swipe the app window up to close the app.