How to Turn off Running Apps on iPhone & iPad

by Beckie Mostello

in iPhone

Is your iPhone or iPad battery continually running low?  Try turning off all apps that are running in the background.

Follow these simple steps below, these directions work for iPhone, iPads not using iOS7.

  • Touch the iPhone or iPad circle button twice quickly
  • A row of apps will pop up at the bottom of the phone screen, these apps are running. Slide through the apps with your finger. You may be surprised how many apps are running!
  • Then tap and hold your finger down on one of the running apps. The app icons will start to wiggle and a red circle with a dash with appear. Tap on the red circle. The app will then disappear, the app is closed. Repeat the same process with each app until all apps are no longer running in the background
  • Tap the iPhone, iPad button to return to the home screen

**To view directions about how to turn off running App for iOS7, view this Post-


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