There is a popular problem that both beginner and advanced Android users usually face. That’s “Unfortunately, app has stopped” error message. The error appears when you’re using an app, and then forces it to close. However, there are now the methods to stop it. Here’s how you can fix “Unfortunately, app has stopped” errors.
Clear the app’s storage
Clear cache is first method you should begin. Doing this will remove the saved data, allowing apps to load a quicker when launching them. Clearing it will make the app open a little slower, but the error will absolutely been fixed.
- First, head to Settings on your device.
- Go to Applications > Application manager
- Swipe left until you see the All tab.
- Scroll down to the app causing problems and then tap on it.
- Here there will have the Clear data and Clear cache options.
- Tap on Clear datato erase all the app’s data, including files, settings and accounts.
Uninstall/reinstall the app
If the app comes from the third party source, you can uninstall it and then reinstall it it from Google Play Store. Open Play Store app, tap on menu bar on the left hand side and choose My apps. Here, find the app in the error and hit Uninstall. Afterwards, you can reinstall it.
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Disable/enable it again
You can also try performing a soft reset by restarting your device. This is very easy but quite effective if you have been using your phone for a long time. Power off your phone and turn it back on.
We recommend you to turn your phone off for a few minutes after a few days as doing this will help your phone fix a variety of issues, relating to the apps, network, or hardware.
Perform a factory reset
If none of these above method works, you can do factory resetting your phone. However, before doing that, make sure that you have backed up all of your data. A factory reset will wipe out your device and set it back to the initial state. You can restore your apps and data afterwards easily by using your backup storing on Google or Dropbox.
Did these methods work you? What others fixes do you know for these pesky Android problems? Let’s know in the comments.