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How do I close apps running in the background on my Windows 8 tablet or PC?

posted on 2017/07/07

Follow the directions below to close any running apps on your Windows 8 tablet or PC:

1. Swipe or click from the left.

Swipe from left or right

2. All open apps will appear on the left-hand side of the screen.

Swipe to close apps

3. Drag app to the center of the screen, then drag it to the bottom of the screen.

4. The app icon will flip over, which means the app is closed.

Visit the official Microsoft site for additional Windows 8 support.

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