Managing app power usage and force closing apps

Samsung Galaxy XCover 4 on Android 9.0.0

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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 1/11

    From the Home screen, drag down the Notification panel.

    The indicator is towards the top.
  2. Step 2/11

    Tap the Settings icon.

    The indicator is in the top right.
  3. Step 3/11

    Scroll to Device care.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  4. Step 4/11

    Tap Device care.

    The indicator is in the center.
  5. Step 5/11

    Tap Storage.

    Note: From this screen, you can view details about how your battery power is being used.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  6. Step 6/11

    Scroll to Applications.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  7. Step 7/11

    Tap Applications.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
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    Select an app.

    The indicator is in the center.
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    Tap Force stop.

    The indicator is in the center.
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    Tap Force stop again.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
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    Step 11 of 11:

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