Force Close an Application on Samsung Note 10.1

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You're watching VisiHow. In this video tutorial, we're going to review how to close applications and force-stop an application on your Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1. There are two ways to force-stop an application.

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Steps

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    The first way to stop an application by force is to press and hold the home button
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    This will open Task manager.
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    To close all of the applications, we tap on "Close all"
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    If you want to close only one application, tap and hold an application icon until a pop-up menu appears
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    Then, tap on "Remove from list"
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    The second way to stop an application by force is to tap and hold the application icon
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    The icon can be on the home screen or in any folder.
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    Then, drag the icon to "App info" at the top of the screen
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    "App info" will be opened. In "App info", we can see the following buttons: "Force stop", "Uninstall", "Move to SD card", "Clear data", "Clear cache", etc.
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    Tap on "Force stop"
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    Tapping "Force stop" will terminate the application if it has an error state or freezes (hangs). A pop-up window will appear that will read "If you force stop an application, it may cause errors."
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    Tap on "OK"
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This concludes our tutorial on how to close or force-stop an application on your Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1. Thank you for watching VisiHow! Please leave a comment, suggestion, or question in the space provided below.

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