How to Close Apps on iPhone Without Home button [Very Easy]

Last Updated: Apr 7, 2016

An iPhone home button works to let back on home screen from anywhere you on iPhone screen. So it’s a flagship button out of all hardware’s. In Addition, it helps to summon Siri, to close apps, hard reset iPhone, Accessibility Shortcut and more. Since unluckily, perhaps your iPhone home button has stopped working/ Stuck or seems press to hard or completely broken then you should try this alternative way to close apps on iPhone without Home button.

There are many hidden gestures into the iOS pack. Out of all features, one is the Assistive touch, this gesture is a square spot on screen flagship feature for the iPhone users. Many folks who don’t know how to enable that genuinely.

Note: Don’t keep unused apps running on iPhone screen because that eats more battery life. Now use the multitasking gesture (twice press home button) to close apps on iPhone running on iOS 9 or iOS 8.

Different way to close apps on iPhone without Home button

Close Apps on iPhone Without Home button

Know how to close all apps without pressing iPhone physical home button,

Step 1. Go to Settings app from iPhone home screen

Step 2. Tap on General

Step 3. Scroll down the screen for Accessibility

Step 4. Navigate Assistive Touch

Step 5. Turn AssistiveTouch ON

Now tap on the onscreen black spot and tap on Home button two times, so you will get all open apps.How to Close Apps on iPhone Se, 6S Without Home button

Now tap and hold on an app that you wish to close and swipe that on the upside to close it.

You’re done.

You can also reach on multitasking screen for iPhone by following steps,

Tap on Assistive TouchDeviceMore (…) → Tap on Multitasking

Now you can also do close all open apps one by one.

If you don’t like the above way to close apps on iPhone without Home button until long time, you should go at Apple Store or on trusted iPhone repairing Store to install new home button. Best of luck.