How do I force-quit an app?
This article describes the process of force-quitting an app on Android, iPhone, and Google Pixel phones.
For other makes and models of smartphones, please consult your device's manufacturing guide on how to force-quit an app.
How to force-quit an app on a Samsung Galaxy
- On your screen, tap the Recent Apps soft key (the one with three vertical lines on the left of the Home button).
- Once the Recent Apps screen is shown, swipe left or right to look for the app. It should be here if you managed to run it previously.
- Then, swipe up on the app to close it. This should force close it. If it’s not there, simply tap the Close All app to also restart all apps.
How to force-quit an iPhone app
- On an iPhone X or later, or an iPad with iOS 12 or later, or iPadOS, from the Home screen, swipe up from the bottom of the screen and pause slightly in the middle of the screen. On an iPhone 8 or earlier, double-click the Home button to show your most recently used apps
- Swipe right or left to find the app that you want to close.
- Swipe up on the app's preview to close the app.
How to force-quit an app on a Google Pixel
- From the home screen, swipe up to display all apps.
- Navigate to "SETTINGS"
- tap apps & notifications
- Tap see all ___ apps
- Locate the Noteworth Connect app then tap the app.
- Tap "Force Stop"
- Review the notification and tap "OK" to confirm.