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Task/app manager?


iPF Noob
Dec 26, 2011
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Just wondering if anyone knows of a good task manager app? Something that lets you see what is open and running and close the extra stuff running in the background. There are lots of them on the android system but so far I have not come cross anything like this for ipad.


iPad Fan
Jan 8, 2011
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Milton-Freewater, OR
Because very few apps actually run in the background on iOS.

Clearing apps out of RAM sometimes helps, but it's more a matter of getting an app to restart, or (rarely) freeing up RAM that should have been freed automatically.

Fraser Speirs - Blog - Misconceptions About iOS*Multitasking
Fraser Speirs - Blog - iOS Multitasking in*Detail

You do want to keep an eye on some types of apps, especially navigation apps; but they should show an location icon (arrow) to the left of the battery level when running in the background.

No such apps, btw. Sandboxing in iOS prevents task management type apps

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