Samsung Galaxy S8 / S8+ - Stop Running Apps

  1. From a Home screen, touch and swipe up or down to display all apps.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode and the default Home screen layout.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings icon > Apps Apps settings icon.
  3. Ensure All apps is selected (upper-left).
    Note If necessary, tap the Dropdown icon Dropdown menu icon (upper-right) then select All.
  4. Locate then select the appropriate app.
    Note If system apps aren't visible, tap the Menu iconVertical more menu icon(upper-right) > Show system apps.
  5. Tap an app.
  6. Tap Force stop.
  7. Tap Force stop to confirm.