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How to Close Apps on iPhone

The 21st century has seen a revolution in the technology coming out in the form of the mobile applications. The increase in the number of start-ups and new companies joining the race to provide an app-based solution for existing problems in the market has resulted in the increase in a number of mobile applications.

Mobile users tend to download a lot of mobile applications irrespective of whether they would continue using them or not. This leads to a lot of problems in the mobile devices like the mobile getting stuck, the mobile suddenly getting auto switched off and a lot of such things.

In the last article, I have very briefly discussed how to get rid of viruses on your Mac devices and recommended a few tools to overcome malicious software issues. In this article, I will discuss how do you avoid your iPhone getting stuck and how to close apps on iPhone, which is the major factor influencing the phone becoming slow.

If you are planning to update your iPhone, backing up the iPhone is really helpful and things get even better when you have the iCloud account as well. Here is how to backup iPhone to iCloud.

How to Close Apps on iPhone – in Simple Steps

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At the first place, it is not at all recommendable to be using multiple apps at the same time. Are you aware of what problems does it lead to?

  • Decrease in the speed of the phone usability
  • Decrease in the phone performance
  • The iPhone sometimes getting stuck
  • The common problem most of the iPhone users might have experienced is the phone getting auto switched off

So now the questions which are essential to be answered by the user are, It is really essential to be using multiple apps at the same time? If yes what is the solution to it? If no, what will you have to do to keep your phone optimized and speed.

  • If there is no need for multiple applications, please close those applications which you are not using at that point in time.
  • If you are not using any application, please ensure you close all the application and help your phone being optimized.

Now I will closely take you through a few simple steps on how to close apps on iPhone device.

Closing apps on iPhone aren’t tough now let’s go through How do you force close an application on your iPhone

This has been a common problem among all the iPhone users that the applications stop responding when you are using them. Sometimes you also get a message asking you if you want to close them and sometimes even if you want to you won’t be able to do so.

SO what do you do when the application is not responding to you. Here is the answer, you can go ahead and forcefully close the application, these few steps below will help you understand how you close the iPhone apps forcefully.

If you have any apps that you don’t want other people to see, here is How to Hide Apps on iPhone.

If the application turns out to be unresponsive during the time of your use and if your Apple iPhone or iPad still responds to your commands then you can force close the apps

You will quickly have to press the home button two times you will now get a screen which appears with a preview of all the apps you recently used. Once you see the recently used applications, you will have to keep swiping left to understand and find out which is the application you are looking at closing. You will have to select the app you would want to close and swipe towards the upward direction on the screen

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Most of the time these is never a need where you would have to close your apps till they turn out to be unresponsive, if you click on the home button twice you might as well find the apps which are not open which means they are in standby mode which in turn helps you fasten the process of navigation on the phone and be a multitasking user.

Now the question that rises is how can you manage to prevent the applications running in the background. Even if you close the applications, there are a few of those which remain in the background and keep running.

The recent improvisation in the same by Apple by introducing multitasking has been a real useful thing to the Apple users. Since then users have seen a decrease in the number of problems faced.

There is a feature called background app refresh, what it does is allows the applications to search for updates. How do you deal with such things is by disabling the feature background refresh for those apps you feel are not supposed to run in the background.

Why the apps are running in the background are for the absolute need and the way they are developed to meet the users need of being updated at every moment.

For example, you are watching something on youtube on your Apple phone, and you stop watching it in the between the video still keeps streaming and buffering in the background, what you can do in such cases is either disable the background refresh feature for those apps or ensure that you close them once you finish using them.

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How to close all the apps on iPhone and how to keep the background inactive

  • Hit on the settings option on your iPhone
  • Select the General
  • Choose Background app refresh under the General option
  • Choose those apps you want to disable this feature for and put the feature off

I am sure how to turn off apps on iPhone is the problems discussed above and is one of the few frequent once you might have been facing from the time you have been since this has been a common problem not just in those phones with the Android operating system but all the iPhones.

Apple devices evolved and so did they gradually see the decrease in these problems, but the problem is still prevalent. The steps which I have discussed must have helped you understand how you force close the apps on your iPhone and how you prevent apps running in the background which consumes a lot of RAM.

As an iPhone user, what is one thing that really bothers you? If I am not wrong, it is the Battery. So, here is How to save iPhone battery.

In the next article, I will discuss how you can use the Apple applications more efficiently and which are the most basic iPhone applications you might want to have.

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Veda L is a technoholic geek, who loves to build websites, and she’s a PL-SQL developer too. Apart from coding, she loves to blog about her experiences in making money online through blogs, monetizing them through Adsense, and more.

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