How to close a game or app on your PS5 (step-by-step guide)

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How to close a game or app on your PS5 (step-by-step guide)

Close a game or app on your PS5

1. Press the PS button on your controller.

PS5 controller PS button

2. A menu will appear at the bottom of your screen and in that menu, you select Switcher.

PS5 switcher menu

3. Press the X button on your controller.

PS5 controller X button

4. Select the game or app you want to close.

Select a game or app in the PS5 switcher menu

5. Press the X button on your controller.

PS5 controller X button

6. Select Close Game or Close App.

Close a game or app on the PS5

7. Press the X button on your controller.

PS5 controller X button

The game or app will close now.