How do I close apps running in the background on my Samsung Galaxy S5?

Last Update Date : Apr 23. 2018

Last updated: 27 March, 2014


1. When on the Home screen touch the Recent Apps key.


GS5 - Home Screen - Menu Key Framed 


2. To close all active applications touch the End All icon. To close only certain specific app(s) follow the remaining steps.


GS5 - End All Icon Framed 


3. Touch the Active applications icon.


4. Touch End next to the app you wish to end (or touch End all to end all the apps).


5. Touch OK.


GS5 - Active Applications Icon Framed      GS5 - End Active Applications    GS5 - End Framed  

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