iPhone 6 - How to close background browser tabs (Safari)

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iPhone 6 - How to close background browser tabs (Safari)

If you want to know how many browser tabs are running in the background on your iPhone 6:
  • Open Safari
  • Tap on:
  • The background pages will be displayed.
  • Closing the ones you don't require, can help to reduce memory/processing usage.

On the iPhone 6, you can view how many webpages are opened via the multitasking view:
  • Double tap on the Home button.
  • Here's an example of pages/apps running in the background:

  • Slide a page upwards or downward to close it!

Note: This tip also applies to the iPad 2 Air.
Jean-François Pillou

Jean-François Pillou - Founder of CCM
Better known as Jeff, Jean-François Pillou is the founder of CommentCaMarche.net. He is also CEO of CCM Benchmark and digital director at the Figaro Group.

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