We all have experienced the frustration of trying to close an app on our iPhone and failing miserably at it. With the new iPhone 11, it has become even more challenging to figure out how to close music apps that keep playing in the background. In this blog, we will discuss four easy-to-follow methods to close music apps on iPhone 11, so you never have to deal with this problem again.
To successfully close music apps on iPhone 11, you will need the following:
1. iPhone 11
2. Access to the App Switcher
3. Basic knowledge of using your iPhone
What Should I Pay Attention to?
Before moving on to the methods, here are a few things you should keep in mind:
1. Closing an app does not delete it from your phone; it merely removes it from running in the background.
2. Sometimes, closing an app might not solve the problem of background music. In this case, you might need to force restart your phone.
3. Make sure that you have saved any unsaved data or work before closing an app, as it may lead to loss of data.
Method 1: Using App Switcher
1. Swipe up from the bottom of the screen and stop in the middle of the screen.
2. Swipe left or right to navigate between open apps and find the music app that you want to close.
3. Swipe up on the app’s preview to close it.
– Quick and easy way to close apps.
– App Switcher provides a bird’s eye view of all open apps.
– It might be challenging to locate the app you want to close if you have many apps open.
– Closing an app might not always solve the problem.
Method 2: Using the Home Gesture
1. Swipe up from the bottom of the screen to go to the home screen.
2. Swipe up again, but this time pause slightly in the middle of the screen.
3. Swipe to the left or right to navigate between open apps until you locate the music app you want to close.
4. Swipe up on the app’s preview to close it.
– The home gesture is an intuitive way to navigate on iPhone 11.
– This method is easy to follow and quick.
– It might take some time to get used to the home gesture.
– Like Method 1, this method also might not solve the problem of background music.
Method 3: Using the Control Center
1. Swipe down from the top right corner of the screen to access the Control Center.
2. Press and hold the music app’s card.
3. Tap on the close icon that appears on the top left corner of the card to close the app.
– The Control Center provides quick access to many useful features, including the ability to close apps.
– This method doesn’t require you to navigate through the App Switcher.
– The control center might not show the music app you want to close.
– It might take some time to get used to accessing the Control Center.
Method 4: Using Siri
1. Activate Siri by saying, "Hey Siri" or pressing and holding the side button.
2. Ask Siri to "Close the music app."
3. Siri will confirm and close the app for you.
– Siri provides a hands-free and effortless way to close apps.
– You can ask Siri to close specific apps or all apps at once.
– Siri might not always understand your command correctly.
– This method might not be useful if you are in a noisy environment.
Why Can’t I Close Music App on iPhone 11?
1. The music app might be frozen or stuck, preventing it from closing normally.
2. You might not be following the correct steps to close the app.
3. There might be a bug or glitch in your iPhone’s operating system, preventing you from closing the app.
1. Restart your iPhone if you can’t close the music app through normal means.
2. Update your iPhone’s software to the latest version to fix any bugs or glitches.
3. If the problem persists, contact Apple’s customer support for further assistance.
Q: I closed the music app, but the music still plays in the background. What should I do?
A: Sometimes, closing the app might not solve the problem of background music. In this case, you might need to force restart your phone by pressing and holding the side button and the volume up button until you see the Apple logo.
Q: What is the difference between closing an app and force quitting an app?
A: Closing an app removes it from running in the background, whereas force quitting an app terminates all its processes and removes it from the memory.
Q: Will closing apps improve my iPhone’s battery life?
A: No, closing apps will not improve your iPhone’s battery life. In fact, closing apps unnecessarily might even lead to reduced battery life.
Q: Can I close multiple apps at once on iPhone 11?
A: Yes, you can close multiple apps at once by navigating to the App Switcher, pressing and holding on an app, and then swiping up on multiple app previews simultaneously.
Q: Can I disable background music on my iPhone 11?
A: You can stop music from playing in the background by opening the Music app, tapping on the ellipsis button next to the song title, and selecting "Stop Playing" from the options that appear.
Closing music apps on your iPhone 11 might seem complicated at first, but with the right methods and steps, it can be effortless. By using the App Switcher, Home Gesture, Control Center, or Siri, you can quickly remove any music app running in the background. If nothing works, try restarting your phone or contacting Apple’s customer support for assistance. Remember to follow the necessary precautions and keep your phone updated to ensure maximum efficiency.