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.

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  • 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.

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

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Conner Carey's writing can be found at conpoet.com. She is currently writing a book, creating lots of content, and writing poetry via @conpoet on Instagram. She lives in an RV full-time with her mom, Jan and dog, Jodi as they slow-travel around the country.