Managing App Power Usage and Force Closing Apps

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge on Android 7.0.0

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You can set battery usage allowances for certain apps on your device. If an app is using too much battery life or is behaving incorrectly, you can force stop the application.

  1. Step 1/7

    From the Home screen, drag down the Notification panel.

    The indicator is towards the top.
  2. Step 2/7

    Tap the Settings icon.

    The indicator is in the top right.
  3. Step 3/7

    Tap Apps.

    The indicator is in the bottom left.
  4. Step 4/7

    Select an app.

    The indicator is towards the left.
  5. Step 5/7

    Tap FORCE STOP.

    The indicator is in the top right.
  6. Step 6/7

    Tap FORCE STOP again.

    The indicator is towards the right.
  7. Step 7/7
    Step 7 of 7:

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