On Android smartphones, sometimes Android applications are misbehaving or not working properly on your device. Sometimes phone hands do not work properly because some apps are misbehaving. Sometimes your phone prompts you to press the “Close” button to force the stop app & background process of that app on your phone.

But sometimes force stop warning does not appear on the screen, and you won’t be able to force close that app. But don’t worry about it; read this article below and force close any app on your device that you think is misbehaving.

What Happens When You Close Apps?

Closing apps on Android halts foreground processes, like media players and app updates. Learn why closing apps may not always be the best choice and how to manage them effectively on your device.

Now follow the instructions to force stop any application on any Android device.

Force Close apps on Android

Force Close Apps on Android

  1. Open the “Settings” and scroll down to select “App“(Application manager) from the list of available under the settings; open it.
  2. From there, swipe to the “Running” section to view only running apps
  3. Now Choose the app that’s causing the problem
  4. Tap on the “Force Stop” or “Stop” button to close the application

Check out this video guide on how to easily force close any app on your Android smartphone.

After closing the application that causing the problem on your device, try to launch that app again on your Android phone to check if it is working or not on your device.

This solution works perfectly for some apps that are not working properly or misbehaving like crashing, server issues, or even many more issues. Our users have claimed that they have been able to fix the issue with popular apps like McDonald’s, YouTube, Disney Plus, Prime Video, Pokemon Go, Skype, Google Duo, Tinder, Twitter, Gmail, Facebook app, FB Messenger, and many more apps on android phones.

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Bhavesh Sondagar
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