How to Fix – “Unfortunately, The App has stopped” error in Android devices

Errors and Crash reports have become a common thing in Android smartphones like we see in Windows PC, every other thing like the App Store, Browsers, Apps etc everything Crashes or gets stuck which is really irritating and one such error which many people constantly come across is “Unfortunately the app has stopped” this error comes in all Android devices be it high end or a basic model. The many errors which i have come across are for the Contacts app, Facebook, Messaging, App store ..etc

We have earlier given many tutorials about App store Errors like Error 495 where clearing the cache and Data solved the problem for many but the same trick is not working here so we had to do some research and found some possible Solutions for the problem.

how to solve or fix unfortunately app has stopped error

How to Solve or Fix “Unfortunately, The App has stopped” Error in android devices:

Update the App: This can be the simplest solution to the problem, sometimes updating the app from App store can solve the problem without much effort.  Check for the App Update regularly as the Developer will be updating the app to solve such errors.

Clear Cache: We have tried this already and it did not work but,maybe it might be the solution for you before you go for some bigger solutions. If you do not know how to clear Cahce here it is (Settings -> Applications -> Manage Apps -> Click on  App -> Clear Cache)

Reinstall App: Uninstall the app and again Re Install it from Play Store, this has worked most of the times.

Custom Rom: In case of custom recovery go to recovery and clear the Cache and Reboot your device and then Run the App.

Clear Cache in Recovery Mode: Try to Clear cache in Recovery mode if the normal clearing cache has not helped.

Factory Reset: This is the last resort, you have to reset your android device to the Factory Settings

Re Flash your device without Factory Reset and see if any of the above solutions are not useful, there is another solution of adding a simple single line code in the AndroidManifest.xml file

These are the 4 solutions which we have found out till now and we will be updating if any other better solution is found, do let us know in the comments section if this tutorial was helpful and if you know any other methods for solving this error.

 

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