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How do I close or disable apps on my Android TV / Google TV?

    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™ 10 / Android™ 11/Android™ 12 operating system

    1. Press quick settings or Quick Settings button located below the POWER button or the top half of the remote control.
    2. Select Settings.
    3. From the Settings screen, select Apps. 
    4. Press the up or down arrow buttons to highlight the app you want to close or disable. Select See all apps to see the full list of apps.
    5. Press  Enter button on the remote control to select the app.
    6. Select Force stop or Disable.

    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 or disable.
    4. Press and hold the   Enter button.
    5. Select Info.
    6. Select Force stop or Disable.