1. ajst222's Avatar
    I've had my Surface for a few months now and love it. I loved it on 8 and I would love it even more on 8.1 if apps behaved the way they should. Before, if I would swipe down to close an app, it would really close it. Now, it's as if I never closed it and kept it running.

    Let's say I am in IE on Windows Phone Central. I swipe down to close the app and then open up the Facebook app. Then I close or minimize Facebook to open up IE again and it opens up to WPC. I don't get why apps don't truly close anymore. And no, it has nothing to do with my browser home page setting as this is the case with every single app. Let's say I am on the Amazon app looking at phone accessories and then CLOSE the app by swiping down (not minimizing and keeping running by pressing the Windows button), go about my business, and then open up Amazon later and there are the phone cases as if I left the app running. Which I didn't.

    The only way that I can get any app to open to the main screen/opening screen of the app is if I close it, then open it back up immediately and close it again. Even so, when I open it later, it will be as if I never even closed it since it is just opening up to the screen I left it as.

    The last scenario is if I close an app and then lock my Surface and come back later to open that app, it will be sitting there as if I opened up an app that I left running.

    My main question is: why won't apps truly close? I don't like this at all. It's annoying for privacy reasons along with it just being inconvenient. I close an app because I am done with it and when I open it again, I plan on starting something new. If I wanted to pick up where I left off, I would have left it running. Is there anything I can do to change this or is this just the way it is?
    lbaxter likes this.
    10-30-2013 07:08 PM
  2. CJ Thunder's Avatar
    Yep, tombstoned, just like on the phone. Apps that aren't written for it suck. Like Pulse, doesn't refresh often enough! Last pass also keeps your session open even if you have a pin...many examples...

    Ctrl, Shift, esc...task manager is your friend.
    10-30-2013 07:22 PM
  3. azcruz's Avatar
    Swipe down and *hold* until the app flips.
    10-30-2013 07:38 PM
  4. ajst222's Avatar
    Yep, tombstoned, just like on the phone. Apps that aren't written for it suck. Like Pulse, doesn't refresh often enough! Last pass also keeps your session open even if you have a pin...many examples...

    Ctrl, Shift, esc...task manager is your friend.
    Wow... that is just awful. Thanks for the quick answer
    10-30-2013 07:39 PM
  5. CJ Thunder's Avatar
    Swipe down and *hold* until the app flips.
    Really? Going to try this tonight...
    10-30-2013 08:38 PM
  6. ajst222's Avatar
    Really? Going to try this tonight...



    Yeah the app flip thing is what we will have to do. A bit inconvenient but oh well





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    CJ Thunder likes this.
    10-30-2013 10:56 PM
  7. CJ Thunder's Avatar
    Yeah, is like 3 seconds, no body got time fo dat!
    E Lizzle, lbaxter and Snazrael like this.
    10-31-2013 12:14 AM
  8. ajst222's Avatar
    Yeah, is like 3 seconds, no body got time fo dat!



    Haha especially when swiping down to close it used to do the job





    Sent from my Nokia Lumia 928 using Tapatalk
    10-31-2013 06:27 AM
  9. jimkraz's Avatar
    It was the same in Windows 8.1 preview, you had to wait for the flip before letting go. Jim
    11-01-2013 01:38 PM
  10. sahib lopez's Avatar
    Swipe down and *hold* until the app flips.
    huh I didn't know that I just tried that now hehe thanks for that :P
    11-01-2013 10:10 PM
  11. Saurabh3321's Avatar
    Cyberlink powerdvd mobile handsdown!
    it works flawlessly
    Expensive but supports everything even reads .srt files.
    12-19-2013 08:57 AM

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