Article ID : 00199103 / Last Modified : 13/01/2022

How do I close apps on my Android TV?

    IMPORTANT: This article applies only to specific products and/or operating systems. Check the Applicable Products and Categories section of this article before starting these steps.

    Note: For details on how to check the OS version, refer to the What Android™ OS version does the Android TV™/Google TV™ use? article.

    Android™ 8.0 Oreo™/Android™ 9.0 Pie operating system

    1. On the supplied remote control, press the HOME button.
    2. At the HOME screen, select the Apps icon OR press and hold the HOME button to open the list of installed apps.
    3. Press the left, right, up, or down arrow buttons to highlight the app you want to close.
    4. Press and hold the   Enter button.
    5. Select Info.
    6. Select Force stop.

    Android™ 7.0 Nougat™ and below operating system

    1. On the supplied remote control, press and hold the HOME button.
    2. Press the left or right arrow buttons to highlight the app.
    3. Press the down arrow button to highlight the X (Dismiss) icon.
    4. Press the   Enter  button.