Custom Gesture Can Close All iPhone Apps in Seconds: There’s a little trick in Accessibility Options to create custom gestures, and we’re going to take advantage of it.
Closing all open apps on iPhone can be a long and tedious process as we have to drag them out one by one. However, we can create a custom gesture that closes all open apps in seconds. And we are going to teach you how to create and use it on your iPhone.
Before going any further, you should note that closing all apps on your iPhone will not improve battery life or speed up iOS. Maybe the opposite will happen. However, there are users who prefer it.
Close all apps in seconds with this trick
Apple recommends the “Close an application only if it is not responding” Because iOS automatically optimizes background apps on iPhone, and when resources need to be freed up for open apps, the system takes care of that.
This Custom Gesture Can Close All iPhone Apps in Seconds
Surely you know the little trick to close applications faster, if instead of with a finger swipe up with three fingers, you’ll close three apps at once instead of one. And we are going to take the opportunity to create our personalized gesture.
In the accessibility functions, we have an AssistiveTouch call, which gives us facilities when touching the screen, like a floating button to which we assign different functions. And one of the functions can be to create a custom gesture.
- Come into Settings > Accessibility > Touch > AssistiveTouch.
- asset the top switch.
- Press on create a gesture.
- This is the key moment you must create a 3-finger swipe-up gesture on the left side of the screen. Yes sweep quickly, the faster you do it, the faster the apps will close. Repeat it more than once if necessary.
- Hurry to safeguard and name the gesture “Close apps”.
- In the upper area, in Customizable actions press on Double touch and select the Close Apps gesture.
The first step is important, you must create this gesture
now we have created the custom gesture and we created a shortcut by simply double tapping the floating AssistiveTouch button.
To close all iPhone apps in seconds, open multitasking by swiping to the middle of the screen, double tap on the icon, place the dots well and tap on one of them several times. You will see how apps close 3 by 3 at lightning speed.
With this gesture, you will close applications in seconds
It’s not perfect, but it can help you on more than one occasion. And remember, if you want to remove the AssistiveTouch floating button and you can’t, you can always ask Siri to disable AssistiveTouch. Your iPhone will be the same as always.
I am Bhumi Shah, a highly skilled digital marketer with over 11 years of experience in digital marketing and content writing in the tech industry.