Force close an app

  1. 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
  2. Swipe right or left to find the app that you want to close.
  3. Swipe up on the app's preview to close the app.
Restart a mac computer

Mac Restart Problem

When your recently used apps appear, the apps aren’t open, but they're in standby mode to help you navigate and multitask. You should force an app to close only if it’s unresponsive.

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How To Restart An App Mac Pro

The Launchpad is a convenient way to access apps on macOS but it’s not the only way. In fact, you can open apps from both Finder and Spotlight. If you like using Launchpad to open apps though, it is an essential app for you. If you’re running into problems with it, a quick fix is to reset the Launchpad. Reset the Launchpad. Make sure the Finder is the frontmost app. Hold down the SHIFT key and open. When you open the app, it should display a MAC address. Note this down on your phone or a piece of paper. Note that you may try the app for 7 days for free. After which, you’ll have to pay a one-time activation fee. You only have to restart the app to continue using it.

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