- 1). Double-press the iPod Touch's home button to open the multitasking menu. This menu slides up from the bottom of the screen.
- 2). Press your finger down on the icon for the application you want to close and hold it. After a few seconds, a red minus sign appears in the top left corner of the icon. Lift your finger from the screen.
- 3). Tap the red minus button on the icon to disable its multitasking capabilities and close the application.