Windows Phone - How to close apps?

Windows Phone - How to close apps?

With Windows Phone you no longer have to manually close your applications. When you no longer need application, it stops running and remains the background for a certain period of time. This allows a quick re-opening of the application. However, it is still possible to completely close an application, especially if you want save battery life.

Windows Phone 7

For Windows Phone 7 (up to version 7.5) , you can close an application by holding the "Back" key for a couple of seconds.

Windows Phone 8

Windows Phone 8 fully integrates the concept of multitasking. Hold down the Back key for a couple of seconds to access the multitasking view. The list of recently used applications is displayed. When maximum number of opened application is reached, Windows Phone 8 will automatically close the least used ones. If you want to close an application, select it and hold down the Back key until the app closes.
Published by jak58. Latest update on January 8, 2014 at 04:57 AM by jak58.
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