holding home button

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by capt601, Jul 24, 2009.

  1. capt601 macrumors member

    Jun 27, 2008
    I have seen this mentioned in a few posts but wanted to see if I was doing something wrong.

    On my old iphone 3G, you could shut down apps by holding the home button for approx 3-5 seconds and that would shut the app down completely to make sure it was not draining the battery. now with my 3Gs, if I hold the home button, it goes to the Voice control and does not shut down the app. any thoughts?
  2. aprofetto macrumors 6502a


    Dec 19, 2008
    Hamilton, Ontario
    The new way:

    Hold the sleep/wake button until the 'Slide to Turn Off' comes up, then let go of the sleep/wake button and hold the home button for 3-5 seconds.
  3. SFStateStudent macrumors 604


    Aug 28, 2007
    San Francisco California, USA
    +1 ^^^ Sorry, but my 3GS is JB, so when I hold down the home button I am prompted to enable/disable Backgrounder App....:cool:
  4. capt601 thread starter macrumors member

    Jun 27, 2008

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