Sony Xperia M5 - Navigating Applications

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Navigating Applications

You can navigate between applications using the navigation keys, the favorites bar, and

the recently used applications window, which lets you switch easily between all recently

used applications. The navigation keys are the Home key, the Recent apps key, and the

Back key. Some applications get closed when you press the Home key to exit, while

others are paused or continue to run in the background. If an application is paused or

running in the background, you can continue where you left off the next time you open

the application.


Recently used applications window – Open a recently used application


Favorites bar – Use a shortcut to access applications or widgets


Recent apps key – Open the recently used applications window and the favorites bar


Home key – Exit an application and go back to the Homescreen


Back key – Go back to the previous screen within an application or close the application

To open the recently used applications window

Press .

To Close All the Recently Used Applications

Tap , then tap .

To open a menu in an application

While using the application, press .

A menu is not available in all applications.


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