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How To Manage Apps on Your iOS 7 & iOS 8 iPad/iPhone/iPod

Apple has finally given the people what they want: an iPhone 6 with a larger-than-4.5-inch screen. In fact, you'll have a choice of two phones to consider, the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus. Apple claims it is the biggest iOS Release ever. Big-ticket features include a new NFC payment system (with iPhone 6), "widgets," Touch ID for third-party apps, a brand-new keyboard that learns as you go, and software for home automation.

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Trouble using iOS 7, iOS 8? Here are some tricks to quickly manage apps in your Apple iPad, iPhone, iPod running the latest iOS 7.

How To Close Running Apps in iOS 7 & iOS 8

In the past, double-clicking the home button and long-pressing the app to go into jiggle mode, you could then close out selected apps. But the App Switching/App Closing mechanism has been changed a bit since iOS 7 Release. It's not completely clear how to close apps on iOS 7 and iOS 8, but it's incredibly easy.

Step 1: Double press the home button to bring up the app switcher.

Step 2: Swipe left or right until you see the app to quit/close.

Step 3: Touch and hold the app preview and swipe it up off the screen.

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Not only can you flick to quit an app, you also can use two fingers to quit two apps or three fingers to quit three apps at a time with the same swiping motion. This will let you make sure apps aren't running processes in the background when you want the full power of your iOS device and it's a much faster method.

How To Bring Up Quick-access Tools in iOS 8

One of the few actually new features to come to iOS is the Control Center, which finally puts your most-used settings front and center, and is available from any screen. In iOS 7, you can swipe up from the bottom of the display to bring up quick-access tools, such as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth access, brightness, Airplane mode, and music controls.

Control Center also integrates a small flashlight tool, you also have quick access to setting an alarm or opening the calculator or camera.

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In the Notifications pull-down menu, three tabs show you all your alerts, the calls and messages you've missed, and a new "today" pane that tracks what you have scheduled for the day. It's a useful expansion of the current notifications pull-down.

How To Backup Apps Before Upgrading to iOS 8 without iTunes

Installing the new iOS 8 may write over the old one and this can wipe data from your device. By backing up your iPhone, iPod or iPad, you can ensure you can get it back if losing. Syncios iOS 7 Transfer is the easiest way to backup apps in your iPhone/iPod/iPad before upgrading to iOS 8.

Step 1: Download and install Syncios iOS 8 Transfer to your windows computer. Run the software on PC and connect your iPhone to PC via USB cable.

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Step 2: Once your device is detected and recognized, you will see the primary window displaying your device information. Click Apps tab on the left panel and the main window would display all apps installed in your device.

Step 3: Choose apps you would like to backup. Long press Ctrl key to select multiple apps.

Step 4: Click "Backup" button.

Step 5: Browse backup location and backup apps from iPad/iPhone/iPod to PC.

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Please Note:

You can choose to backup apps only or backup apps with all data files together through Settings > Apps menu.

How To Install Apps from PC to iOS 8 iPhone/iPad/iPod

Installing Apps from computer to Apple iOS 8 iPhone/iPad/iPod is just a piece of cake with the Syncios iOS 7 Transfer. All without iTunes.

Step 1: Download and install Syncios iOS 8 Transfer to your windows computer.

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Step 2: Click Apps tab on the left panel and the main window would display all apps installed in your device.

Step 3: Click "Install" button.

Step 4: Choose apps you have downloaded in your computer to iOS 8 devices.

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