Android Apps Won't Open, Respond Or Crash | How To Fix 2017

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What to do when Android apps won't open, respond or crash.

Android Apps Won't Open, Respond Or Crash | How To Fix 2017:

If your Android apps won't open, respond or crash all the time, it can be SUPER frustrating. If you're looking for the best ways to troubleshoot these common errors, then you have come to the right place!

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What To Do When Android Apps Won't Open, Respond Or Crash:

You may be borrowing a friends device if you can't get any of your Android device apps to open or they keep crashing on you, but help is here. Below is a list that should help you get to the bottom of your Android problems.

Fix One: Try To Reboot Your Phone By Turning It On And Off Again.

Sometimes, your phone or tablet is just acting up and needs a reboot. The easiest troubleshooting method is to close all your running applications and turn off your gadget. Then, once you turn it back on again, try opening one of the apps that was crashing to see if this simple fix solved your problem!

Fix Two: You Need To Download The Latest Version Of The Android App That Is Crashing Or Won't Open.

There are instances when the older version of the app won’t run on your smartphone or tablet. So check that you have the latest version. Delete your current app version, go to the Play Store and search for the app, download the most updated version, then open it and check if the error still occurs.

Fix Three: Your Android Phone Needs The Latest Google Play Software Download.

Whenever your Android gets wonky, it's good to check the basic fixes first. If your Android device's software is out of date, issues with your apps are likely to occur. Below you can find a link to the latest Android software update!

Fix Four: Try Clearing Your Cache Data, Which May Prevent App From Running Properly.

To check to see if your cache data is interfering with Google Maps on your Android device, you can clear your cache by going to your device Settings > Applications, then look for one of your troublesome apps, tap on it, then select clear data.

After clearing the cache data, turn your phone or tablet device off. Then try to open one of your Android apps again to see if this has fixed the problem.

Fix Five: There May Be An Issue With Your Android's Battery Or Current Charge.

If you're running low on battery it may be the battery consumption interfering with your Android phones ability to run properly. Check if you have enough power, and if your device is running low, charge it.

However, if your battery life is still adequate, turn your phone or tablet off, then remove the battery, replace it, turn the device on again, open on of your apps, and then check to see if there are still errors.

Fix Six: Reset Your Android To Factory Settings.

PLEASE NOTE: This should be your last resort, only used after you have tried every other troubleshooting strategy to fix your device.

If this IS what you decide, make sure that you back up all of your files and apps before you do the reset. Otherwise, you will lose whatever you have purchased of downloaded onto your phone since your last back-up.

Once you have backed up your device's data, then you can proceed with the reset. To do this open your phone menu, Go to Settings > Personal > Backup & reset. You may then have to enter your PIN, password, or pattern. Then under ‘Personal data’, choose ‘Factory data reset’.

Be sure to read the information on the screen and then select ‘Reset phone’. Then you might have to enter your PIN< password, or pattern if you have a screen-lock.

After that, select ‘Erase everything’ and this will delete all data from the internal storage and reset your device to factory settings.

The final step in this process is to reboot your Android device and check to see if one of the broken apps is working!

Did any of these fixes solve your Android app problems? Let us know if you have any other tips and tricks that you think would be a good addition to the fixes above. We're always looking for new Android hacks.

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