How do I see open apps on iPhone 7?

Answered by James Kissner

To see all your open apps on an iPhone 7, you can follow these steps:

1. Start by pressing the Home button, which is located at the bottom center of your iPhone 7. This will take you to the home screen.

2. Now, double-click the Home button quickly. This action will bring up the App Switcher, which displays all your recently used apps in a card-like interface.

3. In the App Switcher, you’ll see a row of app preview cards stacked horizontally. Each card represents an open app on your iPhone.

4. You can swipe left or right to scroll through the app cards and see all the open apps. As you swipe, the app cards will move in a fluid motion, allowing you to easily browse through them.

5. To switch to a different app, simply tap on its app card in the App Switcher. This will bring the selected app to the foreground, allowing you to continue where you left off.

6. If you want to close an app, swipe up on its app card in the App Switcher. This action will remove the app from the list of open apps and close it completely. Note that closing apps in the App Switcher is not necessary for normal iPhone operation, as iOS manages app memory efficiently.

7. To return to the home screen from the App Switcher, either swipe up from the bottom of the screen or press the Home button once.

It’s worth mentioning that the steps mentioned above are specific to the iPhone 7, which features a physical Home button. If you are using a newer iPhone model with Face ID, the process may differ slightly. On those devices, you can swipe up from the bottom of the screen and pause in the center to access the App Switcher.

I hope this detailed explanation helps you navigate and manage your open apps on your iPhone 7 effectively.