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Old 03-31-2009, 11:57 AM   #1 (permalink)
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i hit the BB button (7 dot) and hit it again then go to Switch Applications. when i go to highlight one of the applications and hit the 7-dot button again, nothing happens. how do you close applications?

i've also tried holding alt+back and it brings up the app list but still can't close anything
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When in the application, press the menu key and select Close/Exit.

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SWEET!!! thanks man that worked... another question, is the only way to "exit/close" the app to hit the BB button and select close? or is there a way to close it like hitting the end button?
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No, the end button will move the application into the background. Some applications allow you to close them by pressing AND holding the escape (back) key. But it's always best practice to close an application when you're not using it. It will conserve battery life and help with memory leaks.
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