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Follow-up Android tip: Long press your recent apps to get to App Info

recent appsWe got some great feedback from yesterday’s Android tip, regarding long pressing your notifications to quickly get to that app’s info screen – and we also got confirmation that this works on most recent devices with custom manufacturer skins, like the HTC EVO 4G LTE, the Samsung Galaxy Note II and III, and the Sony Xperia Z Ultra.

But did you know you can also do this when viewing your app switcher?

Simply press your recent apps button, and long press on any of the apps that appear. You’ll get two options: Remove from list and App infoApp Info will, of course, take you to the screen where you can clear the app’s data and cache, disable or uninstall it, and view all of its permissions.

Did this tip help you? Let us know in the comments below!

Also, if you’ve got any additional Android tips to share with our readers, leave those below, as well.

Thanks, Simon!

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John was the editor-in-chief at Pocketables. His articles generally focus on all things Google, including Chrome and Android, although his love of new gadgets and technology doesn't stop there. His current arsenal includes the Nexus 6 by Motorola, the 2013 Nexus 7 by ASUS, the Nexus 9 by HTC, the LG G Watch, and the Chromebook Pixel, among others.

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