Recently, with more and more Android devices are upgrading OS to Android 6.0 to 7.0, problems are following behind. One of the most complaints from users of the big brands including Gionee, Infinix, Samsung, Techno, Sony, LG, etc. falls on the error “Unfortunately app has stopped“.
Common Ways to Fix The Error “Unfortunately app has stopped”
“Unfortunately, the app has stopped” error is very common in Android devices, and many factors will cause the error, such as apps out dated, the app that keeps crashing is Android System Webview app. Altogether, we introduce five methods to fix the annoying problem, hope at least one of the methods below can resolve this issue.
Method 1. Re-install the app
We suggest you take the method for the first attempt if you got the error for only this app instead of massive ones. First, uninstall the app that is causing the problem and then re-install it back, see if you get rid of “Unfortunately, the app has stopped” prompt.
Method 2. Uninstall newly installed apps
Sometimes newly installed apps don’t support the software or hardware of the device and thus they should be removed from the device to get rid of the errors caused by app itself.
Method 3. Clear cache
Cache files are main source of errors and problems in functioning of Apps, by clearing cache may solve most of the problems associated with Apps. To clear cache, go to Settings > Application > Manage apps > Select “All” tabs, select the app which was producing error and then tap Clear cache and data.
Method 4. Clear RAM
Clearing RAM is a good deal when you are facing the error “Unfortunately, the app has stopped” in Android. As Apps running in background use plenty of RAM and thus there is less RAM available for the app usage hence producing the error. Go to Task Manager> RAM> Clear Memory.
Method 5. Factory Reset
If none of the methods above worked, you have to factory reset your device. Some of you may feel reluctant to do a factory reset, because the behaviour will erase all the data related to apps, all software updates, even your pictures, documents, messages, contacts and any personal files saved to the Android memory storage.
Anyway, before factory resetting your phone in trying to fix apps crash stopped problem, do remember to backup data beforehand. Go to Settings and find backup and restore menu, where you can backup current settings and application data. After taking good care of the files, you can now perform factory reset at the very bottom of this backup and restore menu.
I hope you’ve successfully solved the apps error on your Android devices. To be honest, not only Android faces “Unfortunately app has stopped” error, Windows phone, iOS devices also had the problem, but the fixes are pretty much the same. Please share to educate friends.