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Thread: KillBackground - Kill All Background Apps in AppSwitcher

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mes View Post
    So true. No reason to bash.

    I think we're lucky to have so many developers creating great stuff.

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    Don't forget switcher+

    Dont forget Switcher+

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    bah i like multicleaner shake gesture to close all apps
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    Quote Originally Posted by Go Gators View Post
    My favorite app that does the same thing is called "Remove Background" in Cydia. What I like best about it is that after set up all I have to do is short hold the home button for one second and it automatically removes all apps. Doesn't get any easier than that.
    Yeah I too use this, I have since ot came out, I changed it so I just double tap the taskbar (clock bar) to remove them, I have a different one on my daughters iPod that alows u to exclude apps from getting removed too, but I prefere mine for speed and ease of use!

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    Good tweak, it works!

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    Quote Originally Posted by AUZambo View Post
    I agree that the decision to automatically minimize all apps is pretty silly, but I don't like the idea of taping the home button to do one thing, having a short hold to do another, then a long hold to enable voice commands. Trying to hit that middle option perfect without enabling voice commands would drive me crazy.

    How 'bout a tweak where something like a three finger scroll down minimizes apps while tapping the home button closes them?
    Yeah that's a good point however I don't have that issue as I have Voice Commands DISABLED on my phone cause I don't use it and find it rather annoying.

    It almost seems like perhaps the iPhone is about due for the addition of another button

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    Quote Originally Posted by iKillYou View Post
    hahahaha nice thread but let's be honest, iOS 4 multitasking FAILS, no need to sugar coat it. The ONLY app that makes iOS 4 multi-tasking actually function well is MultiCleaner, PERIOD! Other than that you're just better off DISABLING that crap. With multicleaner you can make multi-tasking work the way that Crapple should have made it work which is when you're inside an app....

    One Tap Home = Close App
    Short Hold Home = Minimize App

    I mean honestly what kinda MORONS over there are Crapple was in charge of the multi-tasking feature and just decided "let's just make it background EVERYTHING"?? Boy and people try to say that Microsoft does dumb crap, I can't tell

    Nuff said!!
    You know that's not how iOS multitasking works right? It doesn't actually background everything. It suspends the application and resumes it when you reopen the app from the switcher. The switcher shows recently used apps, not currently backgrounded apps.

    Just goes to show how some of you can't escape the primitive thinking of having to memory manage for your OS.

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    removebg is simple too.... two actions for an end result.... but with removebg you can customize exceptions...this i like

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    I also use Remove BG, my toggle is pressing the Volume buttons at the same time. Love it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by AKCHRIS View Post
    I've downloaded RemoveBG but didn't understand it's Function so I'm going to reMOVE it and see how this one fares.
    Uhh how do you not understand it's function... Its in the name "Remove Background"


    Quote Originally Posted by c0dy View Post
    I also use Remove BG, my toggle is pressing the Volume buttons at the same time. Love it!
    Ditto here, Love it

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    Quote Originally Posted by phoenix81 View Post
    Uhh how do you not understand it's function... Its in the name "Remove Background"


    Ditto here, Love it
    It didn't say remove background running apps so he probably didn't understand

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    Quote Originally Posted by mr117 View Post
    Or SBSettings>Processes.
    This is the best one...

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    I like this... it's very easy and fast. Direct approach. Well done...

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    This is a great app, also I like the update, keep up the good work

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    Anyone else start having issues with the update? Since installed my phone has been acting all sorts of strange. For example, photos disappearing from my library, won't connect to iPhoto, when my phone resprings, icons are all over the place then when I try to set them back in place they only "wiggle" for a few seconds before they automatically stop.

    I removed the killbackground app after some other troubleshooting and it seems my problem has gone away. Interesting. Real shame because I liked the app too.

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    3GS @ 4.2.1 w/update KB: No issues

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    Maybe that's my issue. idk

    I'm ip4, 4.3.3

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    Newest update locks up my phone! Hit the button to close all and it dims, then nothing on the phone will respond and nothing further happens. Have to hard boot to get it to work.

    Tried re-installing and same thing.

    iPhone 4 on 4.0.1 - no problems with previous versions

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    I use "RemoveBG" in SBSettings because it would seem to me the best solutions would avoid having to employ any mechanical functions on the phone. The buttons are quite often the first thing to go south on the phone.

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