Switching Between iPad Apps

[ad]Dear Computer Lady,

When I am reading an email which provides a link to something, once I open the link, I have to press the button at the bottom of the iPad to bring up the main screen again and then hit the email icon to get back to my emails…..is there an easier way that I’m missing??

Thanks for your help!!! Liz

Dear Liz,

Yes, there is an easier way to get back to your email!

Instead of pressing the home button to go back to your home screen, press the home button twice (kind of like double clicking). This will bring up a row of icons across the bottom of the screen. This row of icons represents apps that you have recently used, just tap on your email icon to go directly back to that app.

This should save you one step in getting back to your mail program.



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