How to force quit and reboot an app on iPhone and iPad
- The Multitask screen. To access the Multitasking mode, double-click the Home button on your device.
- Recent apps. You'll see all the recent apps that have been opened on your device.
- Force quit an app. To force quit one of these app, swipe your finger upwards over the apps thumbnail screen.
- Reboot the app.
How do I get back deleted icons on iPhone?
Open “App Store” and choose “Updates” followed by going to the “Purchased” section at the bottom of the screen. Tap on the “Not On This iPad” tab at top (or “Not On This iPhone”) Find the accidentally deleted app in the list and tap the cloud arrow icon to redownload the app, enter Apple ID password when requested.
Quit apps from the multitasking tray
- Hit the home button once to get to the main screen.
- Hit the home button twice to show the multitasking tray (on the iPad you can, alternatively, swipe up with 4 fingers)
- Tap and keep your finger on any app icon in the tray until the red badges appear and the icons start “dancing”
Make sure you've deleted the games you want to reset.
- Make sure you've deleted the games you want to reset.
- Access those saved games data in Setting > iCloud > Storage & Backup > Manage Storage .
- Select Show All to view all the saved data.
- Tap on the games you want to reset.
- Tap Edit at the top right.
Follow these steps:
- Tap Settings > General > Storage & iCloud Usage.
- In the top section (Storage), tap Manage Storage.
- Select an app that's taking up a lot of space.
- Take a look at the entry for Documents & Data.
- Tap Delete App, then head to the App Store to re-download it.
In the meantime if you'd like to restart a specific story you can replay your story via the Replay feature. At the end of an episode and while you're reading an episode, if you tap the 3 dots in the lower right corner you'll see the "Replay" option appear in a pop-up menu.
If that doesn't work, press and hold the Volume down and Power buttons at the same time until you feel a vibration (about 10 to 15 seconds), then release the buttons. Your phone will restart automatically. If restarting your phone doesn't fix the problem, try resetting your phone.
When you're ready to reset the arrangement of icons on the Home Screen of iOS, this is what you'll want to do:
- Open Settings app and tap “General”
- Choose the “Reset” option and look for “Reset Home Screen Layout”, tap that to start the icon reset.
When you've set a default, here's how you clear it:
- Tap the device menu button.
- Tap Settings.
- Locate the Application manager (on the Galaxy S4, it's under More)
- Swipe to the left until you get to the All section.
How to force quit an app on iPhone 8 or earlier
- Double click the Home button to bring up the fast app switcher.
- Navigate to the app screen you want to quit.
- Swipe up on the app card you wish to shut down by flicking it up and off the screen.
Delete saved data from Saved Games
- On your mobile device, open Settings .
- Tap Google.
- Tap Connected Apps.
- Select the game which you would like to clear your saved data from.
- Tap Disconnect. You may want to select the option to delete your game data activities on Google.
- Tap Disconnect.
To kill or force quit an app running in the background or force it to quit, double-click on the Home button to access the new app switcher or multitasking tray and then swipe up on the app that you want to close. You can close multiple apps (up to 3 apps) at a time using multiple fingers.
Restarting your device can resolve many issues. Just disconnect the power cord (from the back of the device or from the power outlet), and then plug it back in. You can also use your remote to restart your device. Press and hold the Select and Play/Pause buttons at the same time, for about five seconds.
How to force an app to quit on your Mac
- Press these three keys together: Option, Command, and Esc (Escape). This is similar to pressing Control-Alt-Delete on a PC. Or choose Force Quit from the Apple (?) menu in the upper-left corner of your screen.
- Select the app in the Force Quit window, then click Force Quit.
OS X has a special window dedicated to handling apps that need to be force quit. You can access this window two ways, first, by clicking the Apple logo in the Menu Bar and selecting Force Quit. Alternatively, you can bring up this same window by using the keyboard shortcut Command-Option-Escape.
How to Restart Your Mac
- Press the power button (or press Control+Eject) and, when a dialog box appears, click the Restart button.
- Choose the Apple key and then click Restart.
- Press Control+Command+Eject (or Control+Command+Power button).
If the Mac has a power button on the keyboard, like all modern MacBook laptops do, this is how you forcibly reboot it:
- Hold down the Power button on the keyboard until the MacBook shuts down completely, this may take 5 seconds or so.
- Wait a few seconds then hit the Power button again to boot the Mac.
Hold the power button for 5 seconds to shut off. Power on and hold the Shift key down when you hear the startup tone. This should perform a safe boot. Then goto System Preferences > Startup Disk > select your MacIntosh HD > click restart.
A hard reboot is the process of restarting a computer manually, physically or using any other method besides restarting it from the operating system controls. This allows a user to restart a computer, which is usually done when the operating system or software functions are not responding.
To boot your computer into safe mode:
- Turn your computer completely off.
- Using the built-in keyboard (laptops only) press and hold the Shift key.
- Power on the computer.
- Continue holding the Shift key until the Apple logo appears.
- Release the Shift key.
To force your Mac to boot in Mac OS X: Hold down the X key while restarting or booting the Mac. To display a system boot menu: Hold down the Option key while restarting or booting the Mac, and you can choose which operating system you want to use.
To use Recovery Mode, reboot or start your Mac and hold the Command and R keys simultaneously on your keyboard as soon as you hear the familiar startup chime. Keep holding as your Mac boots, which may take a few moments depending on its specific configuration.