How to Switch Between Apps on your Windows 10 Mobile Phone
Many apps can run at the same time on your Windows 10 Mobile phone, and there's an easy way to switch between the apps you've used most recently. Swipe between them and tap one to resume progress where you left off, or close the app. Your Windows Phone remembers it all for you.
This tutorial will show you how to switch between apps that you have used most recently on your Windows 10 Mobile phone.
There's a limit to how many apps your phone can remember at one time, which depends on your phone model and memory. When you hit the limit, apps you haven't used for a while will no longer appear in the App switcher.
EXAMPLE: Switch Between Apps on Windows 10 Mobile Phone
1. Press and hold on the Back button until App switcher opens. (see screenshot below)
If you just tap on the Back
button, then you will only go back to the last opened app or screen.
2. You can now swipe through your open apps and screens, and tap on any one to switch to it. (see screenshots below)
If you would like to close an app
, then you could do either action below:
- Tap on the Close button on an app you want to close.
- Swipe down on an app you want to close.