How to Force Close Apps on Android TV

by Natalie

With the number of apps available for you to use, you may install and use a lot of apps. Even after closing particular apps, they may run in the background, making your Android TV slower. It may become a hindrance while streaming on other apps. So you have to force close them to enhance the performance of other apps and make your Android TV faster.

Every Android TV user needs to be aware of all the ways to close the apps running in the background. At the same time, it is not a big deal as all techniques are quite simple to do. In this article, we will discuss all possible ways to force close the apps with step-by-step instructions.

How to Close Apps on Android TV / Android TV Box

There are three different methods available to close apps on Android TV. From the techniques, you need to choose any of them based on your convenience.

From the Home Screen

1. On your Android TV, press the Home button on your remote.

2. Select Apps on the left side menu.

3. Choose the App that you want to Force stop by using the left, right, up, and down buttons.

4. Press and hold the OK button on your remote until a pop-up menu appears.

Select Info

5. Click on Info from the available options and select Force Stop.

Select Force Stop to to Close Apps on Android TV

6. On the Force Stop menu, select OK to force stop the app.

Select Yes to to Close Apps on Android TV

From the Settings Menu

1. On your Android TV, navigate to the Settings menu.

2. Scroll down and go to the Apps section.

Select the Apps section

3. Locate and select the See all apps option to visit the list of all installed apps on the TV.

Tap the See all apps option

4. Choose the app you want to perform force-close.

5. Now, select the Force Stop option.

6. Press the OK button to close the respective app.

Using the Background Apps and Process List App

1. Turn on your Android TV and select Apps.

2. Navigate to Google Play Store and click on the search bar.

3. Enter Background Apps and Process List: Find, close apps using the on-screen keyboard.

4. From the search results, choose the app.

Select the app

5. Select Install to download and install the app on your TV.

Select Install

6. Once the installation is done, open the app.

7. Here, you will see the apps that are slowing down your Android TV.

Select the app you want

8. Select the app that you want to stop and click on Force stop.

Select Force Stop to to Close Apps on Android TV

9. Click on OK and it will stop the app from running in the background.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Why do we need to Force Stop apps?

It is important to Force-stop apps to clear the cache data of that app and improve the speed of the Android TV.

Related Posts

Leave a Comment