How to Close Apps on iPhone X?

According to apple corp, it is never necessary to force close an app on your iPhone X. many users like the multitasking view. We all know that sometimes apps stop working or we have to wait for action by the app, in this situation we have to force stop app.

There is no home button provided on the iPhone X. if you are a new customer of iPhone or have just upgraded to iPhone X, then you must aware about force closing app gestures.

Unlike iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus or prior iPhones with Home button that allows users to close Apps on iPhone 8/7/6 by double tapping the Home button and after that swipe over the App to close it, the recently launched iPhone X isn’t equipped with the Home button, which implies there is an alternate method to close or quit Apps on iPhone X. Closing Apps on iPhone X can be done with the assistance of “App Switcher mode”.

As specified above, to close Apps on your iPhone X, you have to enter “App switcher mode” on your iPhone X. Follow the steps given below to figure out how to do it.

Close Apps on iPhone X


To force close an app a user have to swipe up the finger from bottom to the halfway of the screen. Remember to use this method you have to update your ios version to ios 11.

Then, long press any app, till you see a red circle in the top left aside. Tap that circle to close the app.

  1. Swipe up from the base of your iPhone X screen and afterward hold amidst the screen until the point, that you see all the App cards, which mean you have entered the App switcher mode successfully.
  2. Touch and hold the App card for a moment which you would like to close, afterward you will see a “Minus Button” on each App card appear in the top left corner of all of the apps.
  3. Click on the “Minus Button” to close the desired app or you can also swipe up on the app you want to quit on your iPhone X

This process is unquestionably repetitive and pointlessly complex. Maybe Apple has deliberately made it disappointing in order to hinder users from more than once closing applications on their iPhone X. Interestingly, as previous iPhones came with a physical Home button, by using it one can close an application by basically swiping up on it.

Method 2

If you use an android app then you know to force close apps sometimes we have to do a force restart. In the Apple iPhone, X force restart was changed. Many users ask us how they can force restart or reboot their iPhone x to force close an app.

How to Force restart:

  • Press the volume up button, release it after some seconds
  • Press the volume down button, release it after some seconds
  • Now there is a power button or lock button on the right of your device, press and hold that button.
  • Keep pressing the button until apple logo gets appears on your screen.

Force reboot was used to reboot the phone x when it does not work properly. Using the feature, you can refresh your iPhone X.

Would it be a Good Idea to Really Close Apps on your iPhone X?

This is a level-headed discussion has been continuing for a considerable period of time and it will keep on happening. Apple says that you ought not to close applications on your iPhone X since they will wind up taking more resources when you open them again.

After that also, I have seen that closing applications that I sparingly use from the App Switcher have enhanced the multitasking performance on my iPhone X. However, on the other hand, that is only my experience.

All things considered, there are sure some situations in which an application may be forced closed to enhance performance. Some of the situations comprise apps that have crashed, turn out to be unresponsive during use or are found to be performing suspicious background activity. Another thing that can be done is to monitor battery usage statistics found in Settings > Battery. Forcing apps to close using the process above then reopening them should solve most problems.

Do you frequently close applications on your iPhone X? On the off chance that yes, have you seen any negative or positive effect from it? Let us know your opinion in the comments section below.

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