Managing App Power Usage and Force Closing Apps

LG Q6 on Android 7.1.1

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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

    Scroll to Apps.

    The indicator is in the center.
  4. Step 4/8

    Tap Apps.

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

    Select an app.

    The indicator is in the top left.
  6. Step 6/8

    Tap Force stop.

    Note: Only use this feature if an app isn’t properly working or you suspect it may be malicious. Otherwise, use the Recent apps button to close open apps.

    The indicator is towards the top.
  7. Step 7/8

    Tap OK.

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

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