How to hard close your School App


iPhone 8 or earlier

  1. Double-press the Home button. This starts the app switcher, where you should see all of your apps represented as cards.
  2. Swipe side-to-side through your apps until you find the one you want to close.
  3. Swipe up on the app you want to close. When it disappears off the top of the screen, it’s closed.


Full instructions here (scroll to second half of page)

iPhone X and later (or running iOS 12 or later)

  1. Swipe up from the bottom of the screen and pause for a little moment until the app card pops up. In the app card, you will see all the apps which are currently residing inside the memory.
  2. Swipe left or right to move to the app card which you want to hard close.
  3. Swipe the card up to hard close it.

Full instructions here


  • Close one app: Swipe up from the bottom, hold, then let go. Swipe up on the app.
  • Close all apps: Swipe up from the bottom, hold, then let go. Swipe from left to right. On the left, tap Clear all.
  • Close all apps on Android Go: Swipe up from the bottom, hold, and let go. At the bottom, tap Clear all.
  • Find your Home screen: Tap Home  or Home .
  • Stop apps working in the background:
    1. To open Quick Settings, from the top of the screen, swipe down twice.
    2. To see the number of active apps running in the background:
      • At the bottom left, tap # active apps.
      • Or, at the bottom right, tap the number next to Settings  and Power .
    3. To close each active app, tap Stop.


Full instructions here 

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