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How to manually stop or close a running application.

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  1. On the desktop, tap the Home icon. Image
  2. In the upper-right corner of the desktop home screen, tap the Apps & Widgets icon. Image
  3. In the Apps & Widgets screen, tap the Settings icon. Image
  4. In the Settings screen, tap to select Applications.
  5. In the Applications screen, tap to select the All tab.
  6. Under the All tab, scroll to locate and then tap to select the application you want to stop. Image
  7. In the [Application name] screen, tap the Stop button. Image