How to Close Apps on iPhone XS (Max)/XR/X

Want to learn how to close apps on iPhone XS Max? Here, in this guide, you will get to know how you can quit apps forcibly on latest iPhone XS Max/XS/XR/X.

By Alexis Hay | Posted on: Oct. 23, 2018, Last Updated: Oct. 23, 2018
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Closing an app on iPhone models which have Home button is very simple. You just need to double press Home Button and then, swipe up the app you want to close. However, latest iPhone model such as iPhone X or iPhone XS Max does not have any button. That’s why the process of closing apps on iPhone X Max is different, but it is not difficult. Here, in this article, we will show you how to close apps on iPhone XS/XS Max/XR/X forcibly.

How to Close Apps on iPhone XS Max/XS/XR/X

Below we have mentioned the simple steps that you need to follow on your iPhone to quit apps from background:

Step 1First of all, swipe up from the bottom of your iPhone Home screen. Hold down your finger on your iPhone screen for half seconds.

How to Close Apps on iPhone XS Max/XS/XR/X - Step 1

How to Close Apps on iPhone XS Max/XS/XR/X – Step 1

Step 2Now, you will view the App switcher on your iPhone screen and all the apps which are running will be displayed from left to right.

Step 3Finally, long press on the app preview and then, swipe up on the app you want to close.

How to Close Apps on iPhone XS/XS Max/XR/X - Step 2

How to Close Apps on iPhone XS/XS Max/XR/X – Step 2

How to Close Multiple Apps at Once on iPhone XS Max/XS/XR/X

Besides swiping apps up one by one, you can avoid these tedious steps and close several apps at one time by following the steps below:

Step 1Swipe up from the bottom of iPhone home screen > Hold down your fingers on it for few seconds.

Step 2Then the app switcher shall appear on your iPhone XS Max/XS/XR/X screen > Now you can put three fingers on three app cards > Swipe all of them up to close the apps easily and instantly.

For iPhone models running with iOS 12 version, you just need to swipe up the app to close it as minus button is eliminated and there is no need to hold the app preview before swipe.

Conclusion

Hence, that’s all about how to close apps on iPhone XS/XS Max/XR/X. For users who are new to the latest iPhone models, you shall get how to do to close apps instantly and easily. Hope the aforementioned methods can help you find the way to easily close apps on iPhone XS/XS Max.

Alexis Hay

Member of iMobie team, a great lover of iDevices. Always enjoy helping to solve all kinds of iOS and Android problems.