How to Force Close Apps on Samsung Galaxy Tab S6

This tutorial will walk you through a simple process of navigating towards the Apps settings menu where you can find the command to force close apps on the Galaxy Tab S6 device. Read on for more detailed instructions.

Performing the force stop command is deemed among the potential solutions to system issues in mobile devices, particularly the ones attributed to buggy apps.

This command basically works by forcing an app to end or quit whenever it crashes or freezes. It’s equivalent to ending a stuck program on a computer.

If you’re wondering how to get this done on your Galaxy Tab S6, you can consider this context as a personal reference.


Easy Steps to Force Close Apps on your Galaxy Tab S6

Time Needed : 5 minutes

In Android 10 devices like the Galaxy Tab S6, the force stop command is located in the Apps info menu, which can be accessed through these steps.

  1. To get started, swipe up from the Home screen to access the Apps viewer.

    The apps viewer contains various app icons or shortcuts to pre-installed and downloaded applications.


    force stop apps galaxy tab s6 - home screen

  2. Locate and then tap the Settings icon to proceed.

    Doing so will launch the main settings menu of your device.

    force stop apps galaxy tab s6 - settings icon

  3. On the Settings menu, scroll down to view more options and features to manage. Then, tap to select Apps from the given items.

    Another screen with a list of all system and third-party applications will be displayed.

    force stop apps galaxy tab s6 - apps

  4. Scroll down to the lower section of that screen and locate the app that you'd like to force stop.
    To proceed with this demo, let's choose Chrome app as an example.
    So, tap to select Chrome from the apps list.

    The Apps info screen containing Chrome app details including the app's mobile data usage, battery, storage, memory and other relevant information opens.

    Beneath the App info screen are three clickable command or controls namely open, disable and force stop.

    force stop apps galaxy tab s6 - select chrome

  5. To force stop the Chrome app, tap the Force stop icon at the bottom-rightmost corner.
    A pop-up menu labeled force stop will appear.
    Read and review the pop-up message and then tap OK to confirm action.

    This gesture should serve as a final signal for the Chrome app to end or quit running in the background.

    force stop apps galaxy tab s6 - force stop chrome

  6. To force stop other apps, just tap the back key until you get back to the Apps window then find and select the next app that you'd want to end.

    Repeat the steps to open the app’s info screen and then follow the same instructions to execute the force stop command.


    force stop apps galaxy tab s6 - select other apps

Tools
  • Android 10
Materials
  • Galaxy Tab S6

And that’s how you do it!

Force Stop has been one of the widely used commands in Android devices given the fact that any apps can get buggy at some point.

As the device continues to receive firmware updates, the placement of the Force stop controls among apps has likewise transitioned.

Nonetheless, the main function of this control remains the same. And that is to stop the app from running.

After stopping the app, retry launching it to see if the problem is gone.

Hope this helps.

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