1. TucsonDave's Avatar
    How do I clear the recent apps? I looks like I've got hundreds in there on the Rolodex.
    It seems like a big list could bog things down.
    Thanks,
    David

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    10-19-2015 08:45 PM
  2. Tumultus's Avatar
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    10-19-2015 09:17 PM
  3. doogald's Avatar
    The list does not bog things down. It just shows the apps (and browser tabs) that have been opened generally in the reverse order they were opened.
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    10-20-2015 06:41 AM
  4. 1Coopgt's Avatar
    The apps aren't running in the background if that is what you are worried about . They are just a quick way to access apps you've recently opened .
    10-20-2015 03:56 PM
  5. Tumultus's Avatar
    The apps aren't running in the background if that is what you are worried about . They are just a quick way to access apps you've recently opened .
    That's true, however, I find it annoying too when my recent list gets bloated. Also, it is a security concern. For example, if I go to my bank (app), and I just push the home button on my phone, it keeps that screenshot of all my transactions and balance within the recent apps where everyone could see it. So, having a way to get rid of it helps.

    @TucsonDave:
    There is probably a way to delete all recent apps at once without having to swipe each single one, however, I have a Samsung device, so, I am not sure how to do this on yours.
    TucsonDave likes this.
    10-20-2015 04:14 PM
  6. doogald's Avatar
    That's true, however, I find it annoying too when my recent list gets bloated. Also, it is a security concern. For example, if I go to my bank (app), and I just push the home button on my phone, it keeps that screenshot of all my transactions and balance within the recent apps where everyone could see it. So, having a way to get rid of it helps.
    Well, that is one great reason why you should sign out of a financial services/banking app when you are done with it rather than just pressing home. It's probably also a good idea to do a PIN/Password/Pattern lockscreen if you have sensitive data on the phone, not to mention using data encryption.
    10-20-2015 04:24 PM
  7. Tumultus's Avatar
    Yeah, I know and I usually do sign out. It was just an example on why someone would want to clear the recent apps. Probably not the best example but, well, ...
    10-20-2015 04:42 PM
  8. kmf1's Avatar
    Currently, there is no way to Close All Recent apps, other than to swipe each away individually. The Samsung Galaxy S 6 has a Close All button. No such luck with the Turbo.

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    10-20-2015 05:00 PM

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