Galaxy S4 - Recent Applications

Last Update date : 2014.08.15

From any location in any app, you can press and hold Home to quickly access the Recent applications screen and a link to the Task manager  


  • Recent applications lets you quickly return to recently used apps. When you exit an app by pressing Home, the application is saved in its current state and will remain active in the background.
  • When you touch Back , the application will close in its current state. Pressing either key will add the application to the list.




  • The name of each application is displayed to the left of a large thumbnail of the application, along with the application's icon.


  • Using your finger, you can scroll up and down through the list of recent apps. The last app used will always appear at the bottom.


  • Touch and hold an application in the list to view its App info or to Remove from list.




  • You can also touch and swipe any app's thumbnail to the left or right to dismiss it from the list.




  • To switch to the app, touch the app thumbnail.
  • To remove all applications from the list, touch   








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