iOS: Ah, just quit it

Today's post is short and sweet.

Have you ever had an app on an iPhone or iPad give you problems? One of the quickest things you can do is just quit it. Often, that's enough to resolve the issue. Sometimes, you might need to quit more than a single app to get things working again.

The quick video below shows how to quit an app in iOS 7:

How to quit an iOS 7 app

  1. Press the Home button to return to the home screen.
  2. Double-click the Home button.
  3. Touch and hold the thumbnail of the app, then flick it upward.
  4. Swipe across to see other apps and flick them upward, if necessary.

Note: You can quit multiple apps at the same time. Press a finger to each and multi-flick them away.

Video (14 seconds)