Manage Apps - Nokia Lumia 2520
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Manage Apps - Nokia Lumia 2520

Note For general information, such as how to navigate the operating system, personalize the Start screen, utilize apps and customize settings, refer to the Windows 8 & Windows RT tutorial.

Open an App
App Commands
Switch Between Apps
Use Two Apps Side by Side
Close an App

 

Open an App

  1. From the Start screen, swipe up (starting from the middle of the screen) to display the Apps screen.
    Note To navigate to the Start screen, swipe left from the right edge of the screen (to display the charms menu) then tap Start.
  2. From the Apps screen, tap an app.

 

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App Commands

While using an app, swipe up from the bottom edge of the screen to view commands specific to the app.
App commands

 

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Switch Between Apps

From any screen, swipe right from the left edge of the screen to switch between open apps.
Switch apps

 

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Use Two Apps Side by Side

  1. While using an app, swipe down from the top edge of the screen then, prior to lifting your finger, swipe left or right to snap the app to the desired location.
    Snap app
  2. To view an additional app, do one of the following:
    • Tap the empty pane then select any app from the Start or Apps screen.
    • Swipe right from the left edge of the screen then, prior to lifting your finger, drag the app (the last app used) to the empty pane and release.
    • Swipe right from the left edge of the screen then, prior to lifting your finger, swipe left to display the recently used apps menu. Tap and hold the desired app then drag to the empty pane and release.
  3. Once the two apps are side by side, the size of the panes can be adjusted by selecting and holding the divider then dragging left or right to the desired size.

 

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Close an App

While using an app, swipe down from the top edge of the screen to the bottom edge of the screen.
Close app

 

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Last Modified: November 14, 2013
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