Force-quitting apps


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Force-quitting apps

If you ever run into an issue where a particular application freezes up, meaning the screen just goes completely still and no amount of tapping, flicking, or pinching causes anything to happen. Or if the app is not responding the way it should, you'll probably need to force the application to quit. For example, right now I'm trying to zoom out of this page in the Safari web browser, but pinching seems to be having no affect what so ever. To force quit an application, hold down the sleep/wake button until you see the Slide to Power Off slider appear, then release the button and press and hold the Home button. After a few seconds, the frozen app should quit and you'll be taken back to your home screen.

You can use this technique if your screen is frozen and pressing the home button doesn't seem to be doing anything. Now if you're in a situation where an app is acting up, but you can still get back to your home screen, you can also try to force quit an app by then double clicking the ho...

Force-quitting apps
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Force-quitting apps provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Garrick Chow as part of the iOS 7: iPhone and iPad Essential Training

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