How Do I Exit Out of an App Completely?

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ANDROID DEVICES:

  1. Press the Home button of your device
  2. Press the Menu button
  3. Tap "Settings"
  4. Scroll down to, then select "Applications"
  5. Tap "Manage Applications"
  6. Find, then select, the desired app
  7. Tap the "Force Close" button

You can now press the Home button again and re-launch the app.

 

FOR iOS DEVICES RUNNING iOS 7 or greater:

  1. Double-tap the Home button on your device
  2. You'll see all running apps as a screenshot and the app icon below it.
  3. Swipe until you find the app you want to exit out of
  4. Swipe the screenshot upward and off the screen
  5. Tap the Home button again

You can now relaunch the app by tapping its icon on your home screen.

FOR iOS DEVICES RUNNING iOS 6 or less:

  1. Double-tap the Home button on your device
  2. Press and hold down the icon for the app until a little red minus sign appears in the corner
  3. Tap the minus sign
  4. Tap the Home button again

You can now relaunch the app by tapping its icon on your home screen.

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