What can I do if my Motorola Q is running slow? If your Motorola Q is running slow, it's most likely running several programs in the background. Follow these steps to "end tasks" and free up vital memory for your Q. * Press the left soft button or Start menu * Using the 5-way navigator, scroll to System Tools * Scroll right and select Task Manager * Press the right soft button or Menu button * Choose from the available selections: Kill, Kill All, Kill All Except Selected. This will quit all running tasks and provide more free memory for your Motorola Q smartphone.