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11-23-2011 10:51 AM
I am very new to blackberry and would like to know how can I close the background applications (the un-used ones) so that it will not utalise the span of my battery. Will appreciate step by step process, as I've tried google'ing but doesn't seem to work.
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11-23-2011 04:19 PM
Press and hold the menu key (the BB key to the left of the trackpad) for a second or two while on your homescreen. The list that displays is what apps are currently running on your phone. Some of them are always there and cannot be shut down. These are Phone, Home, Messages, Browser and one other one I can never remember (I really need to find out which one it is). Any apps other than those can be shut down.
In order to shut down an app, go to the app, press the menu key again and select Close or Exit. Note that simply pressing the red phone key will not close the app, even though it leaves the screen. This minimizes it to the background where it continues to run and use memory.
I hope that helps you.
11-23-2011 06:26 PM
11-23-2011 06:39 PM
BBM, that's the one! Thanks for reminding me.
I'm glad you're now able to close down some apps to save memory use on your phone.
11-23-2011 09:35 PM