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My Samsung® Galaxy S® III by Steve Schwartz

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Running an App

In this section, you learn the fundamentals of running apps: launching an app, using the hardware keys (Menu, Home, and Back) in conjunction with apps, switching among running apps, and exiting from an app. The information covered here applies to any app you encounter.

Launching an App

As with programs on a computer, you can launch phone apps directly or indirectly (by performing an action that requires the app to be running).

Directly Launching an App

To launch a particular app, you can do any of the following:

• On any Home screen page, tap the app’s icon. (In addition to the app icons that are preinstalled on the Home screen pages, you may have added shortcuts to some of your favorite apps to make them more readily accessible.) ...

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