Force closing apps is a common thing that can be done for a number of reasons when using the iPhone. It has been a feature on it for a long time. Right now there are some extra reasons to give it a go if you’re suffering from the battery draining problems since switching over to the new iOS 7. Whatever your reason, if you want to learn how to do it, you can after the jump.

If you are already familiar with how to do to on a earlier version of IOS, then the good news is that not much has changed. Some of you will not have done it before, however, so keep reading.

How To force-Close Applications On iOS 7 Firmware

1. The first thing is to have an app opened. This is typically the case since you are attempting to close it obviously.

2. Hold the power/home button in until it says slide to power off, as if you were turning the phone off like normal.

3. Hold it down again, this time waiting until the screen goes black and then takes you back to the home screen.

It will now have forced0closed the app which was opened.

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