How to close an app in BlueStacks 5

How will this help?

This article will guide you on how to close an app while using BlueStacks 5.


How can I do this?

This can be done in a few different ways:

  • Using the "Recent apps" button
  • Using the "Back" button

Using the "Recent apps" button

1. Click on the "Recent apps" button present on the top bar or the Side Toolbar. 

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2. Next, scroll through the list of previously opened apps to find the app you would like to close. If you can already see the app, you can skip this step.

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3. Click on the "X" button on the top right corner of the app that you wish to close. 

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Alternatively, you can also click on "Clear all" to close all of the previously opened apps.

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Using the "Back" button

1. While using an app, click on the "Back" button on the Side Toolbar or the top bar, as shown below.

NOTE: You can also use the "ESC" key to do this. To learn more, click here.

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2. In some apps, you may receive a prompt asking whether you would like to quit the app. Click on "Quit" to proceed. This option may differ across various apps.

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