Managing app power usage and force closing apps

Motorola Moto Z on Android 8.0.0

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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 1/8

    From the Home screen, drag down the Notification Panel.

    The indicator is towards the top.
  2. Step 2/8

    Tap the Settings icon.

    The indicator is in the top right.
  3. Step 3/8

    Tap Battery.

    The indicator is towards the left.
  4. Step 4/8

    Scroll to the App usage since full charge section.

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

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  5. Step 5/8

    Select an app.

    The indicator is towards the left.
  6. Step 6/8

    Tap FORCE STOP.

    The indicator is in the center.
  7. Step 7/8

    Tap OK.

    The indicator is towards the right.
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    Step 8 of 8:

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