How to Use Another App While on a Phone Call with Your iPhone

When you’re on the phone with someone, you can still use other apps.  Let’s say you’re talking to a friend who needs another mutual friend’s number. You can stay on the phone with them while you visit your contacts to find the information. It’s a simple tip but one that will be forever useful. Here’s how to use another app while on a phone call with iPhone.

Related: How To Redial a Phone Number on Your iPhone

How to Use Another App While on a Phone Call

  • Make a call. Once you’re on the phone, press the Home button.

  • From Home screen, select an app.

  • When you’re done, tap the green bar at the top of your screen to return to the phone call.

Tip of the Day: How to Use Another App While on a Phone Call

 

*iOS 11 beta screenshots may appear slightly different but instructions should be the same.

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Conner Carey holds a bachelor's in English with an emphasis in Creative Writing and resides in Fairfield, Iowa. When she's not writing, you can find her singing jazz or watching anime. Her personal blog can be found at connerleecarey.com; you can also follow her on twitter @connerleecarey.