Use this tag if you have an issue related with an application or part of the operating system, that ceases to function properly leading to a freeze or a "force close" message.

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Any way to kill a crashed app on a non-rooted CM11s device?

Every once in a while, I find my phone battery draining unusually quickly, and the 3rd-party "OS Monitor" tool shows some app running in the background, using lots of CPU when it's not supposed to. ...
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retrieve logcat after a system crash

Is it possible to retrieve a logcat from before a system crash after the phone recovers? I.e. my phone is running normally, then it crashes and reboots, and I want to view the logs when it recovers ...
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Background logcat with filter

I have an app which seems to crash sometimes but of course not at that time when I have it connected to my PC and run logcat. Is there a good method of grepping logcat in background (best would be ...
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C105i tablet won't start up

I have an off-the-shelve Chinese call-touch c105i android tablet with an all-winner a10 CPU. Out of nowhere, it crashed and won't start up anymore, when I turn it on, it just gets stuck in the logo ...
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software update crashes phone

My htc one was doin a software update then just shut off now won't do anything except show the red Triangle with a explanation mark in the middle have tried rebooting it an everything but nothing ...
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Wifi works for seconds to 2 minutes on multiple networks but then screen locks up

My other devices have no problem. I've tried factory reset. Same issue. Looked at Why is my Samsung Galaxy S constantly dropping its wifi connection? but since I'd consider this a phone crash I'm ...
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All of a sudden so many apps stop working

All of a sudden a lot of apps don't work any more, and some randomly give messages "unfortunately ________ has stopped working". Is there any way to go about trouble shooting this? Shazam and Strava ...
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Any way to disable the app crash dialog?

At least two times that I can remember, my phone has got stuck in a crash loop. That is, an app crashes, the OS starts it again in the background, then it crashes again. This repeats ad nauseam. This ...
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Samsung S4 Crash After Lollipop Update

I recently updated my Samsung Galaxy S4. Since then the phone keeps crashing every few minutes. I need to redstart the phone, it work fine for few hours then again starts crashing.
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Uninstall official lollipop Samsung Galaxy s5

Yesterday, I installed android Lollipop on my Samsung Galaxy s5. It was an offical update, since I dont like to flash my device, because it is a work mobile. However, this offical lollipop release ...
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Android device crash logs?

I've been having issues* with my Samsung Galaxy S4 (Rooted, Echoe rom, SCH-i545, 4.4.2) lately and have been trying to figure out why. Problem is, it seems like neither alogcat nor adb can show, that ...
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my mtk device with mt6572 (Karbonn a35) dual core and 512 mb ram crashes on gameplay

My phone crashes on some games but i have sufficient system requirement . Games such as eagle sim,robocop,shadow fight 2,exile far colony etc crashes frequently please friends gave any solution
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Samsung Galaxy S4 crashing randomly with Xposed Framework installed

I am on a rooted Galaxy S4. Software version 4.4.2. I have the xposed framework 2.6.1 installed. I am getting random crashes every few minutes-hours with it installed, with, or without modules. I dont ...
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phone crashing constantly

can you help me discover what is causing my phone to crash? I've been having this problem for a while now but it seems to be getting worse. it happens at random and is almost like a RAM seizure. the ...
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Dialer Apps crash after a few seconds, 4.4, almost new phone, no modifications

As titled. Two week old Sony Z3 Compact, running 4.4. Not flashed/rooted. Plenty of apps installed. I'm very new to Android, so I have no idea how to go about troubleshooting this issue, and could use ...
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android.process.acore crash loop when removing accounts

I am currently running rooted stock android 4.4.2 on Galaxy S4 (i9500). Oddly enough EVERY time I remove an account (mostly tested with google) I trigger an android.process.acore crash loop. (Which ...
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Random crashes on Nexus 5 after installing (and uninstalling) Lollipop

I had been happily using a Nexus 5 for the past year until I did an OTA upgrade to Lollipop, after which it began crashing (powering off) multiple times per day without apparent pattern (sometimes ...
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CM11 com.android.themes.provider and com.android.settings crash

Dirty updated from OmniROM to latest CM11, fixed permissions, and got crashes. Firstly crashed com.android.phone, I have removed some files and managed to fix it. After it I have tested a little and ...
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Analyze backtrace of Kernel panic / find cause

I have this problem on my Samsung Galaxy Note 2 LTE with random reboots and kind of clean restarts in the kernel logs (no oops / panic, even though some usb errors) and now I got a kernel panic in the ...
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LowMemoryKiller is killing loads of system apps and forcing user space death, but “free” says there's plenty of memory

For some time I've had a problem, where crucial system processes were being force killed by LowmemoryKiller/OOM. Following help, I added a 500 MB swap file working natively a couple of days ago to ...
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How can i stop the game Iron knights from crashing?

I found this new game I really like called Iron Knights but it keeps crashing on my phone. I’m playing the game on my HTC one. Is there a way to make the game/my system more stable? And what is the ...
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bootloops / random restarts on Note 2 LTE, worse with SIM inserted? analyze kernel log “last_kmsg”?

when I started using my Note 2 LTE with an LTE sim card (tested LTE long ago without problems), running CM11 nightly from approx. 1 month ago, it started to reboot randomly. But it also happened with ...
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Android device randomly crashes (signal 11) after being sent for repairs

For the last two years, I've owned an ASUS PadFone 2 and an ASUS PadFone Infinity (A86) after the PadFone 2 broke down. It started off with the PadFone 2 randomly rebooting, I couldn't find a certain ...
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How to get why an app crashed?

I regularly obtain the infamously unhelpful "unfortunately crappyApp has stopped working". How to figure out what actually went wrong? I guess there's a stack trace somewhere, though ideally I'd like ...
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Lenovo A8 Android Tablet froze. The reset button did not reset

My Lenovo A8 Android tablet froze without any reason. I had purchased it a week ago. The previous night it was working just perfectly. Then I put it aside and went to sleep. Today I slided its screen ...
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Apps are crashing until restart

Recently I have encountered a problem with my android phone, many apps are crashing or taking too long to respond then closing automatically, and I don't know why. I tried to wipe the cache, but ...
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Launcher stops working when scrolling through widgets

I'm using Android 4.4.2 on a 2013 Moto X. Every time I scroll through my apps and then to my widgets, the launcher stops and gives me the message: Unfortunately launcher has stopped I tried ...
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Unfortunately, Mail has stopped

I have an HTC One M8 and am using the stock launcher and am not rooted. I keep getting the error Unfortunately, Mail has stopped. when I try opening the stock HTC mail app. I have gone into the App ...
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problem with maclaw CM11, constantly restarts

I have a problem with a custom rom, i have a galaxy s advance, which isn't supported by cyanogen mod. Maclaw has created kitkat roms for some devices which aren't suported by cyanogen. I now have ...
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How to check logs with no adb on KitKat after a reboot crash?

Navigating the site I see reboot questions are common, and there are two main suggestions for log viewing: (1) adb, which requries a computer nearby, and (2) aLogrec, which seems to not be working for ...
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Bug report and Settings crash on Nexus 4

My Nexus 4 is rooted with stock ROM (version 4.4.4) and custom recovery TWRP. Recently it automatically generated some bug report: one is a png image (just a blank screen in black) and another text ...
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Camera doesn't work on Nexus 5 running Android L

The camera on the Nexus 5 has stopped working. Coming from a reboot, I can open the camera app, see the camera is working, but as soon as I click to take a picture (or video), the app crashes (tried ...
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All apps crash all the time

I have a Sony Xperia U which worked fine. I did not change anything lately. Today all apps crash on startup. Even Play Store, com.google.process.gapps and android.process.acore. The media gallery ...
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Galaxy XCover2 keeps shutting down(and occationally restarting) on standby

My Galaxy Xcover2 keeps shutting down when on standby and sometimes - though rarely - when in use. Before this started to happen my phone complained of some sort of filesystem corruption on the SD ...
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Facebook Messenger always crashing

I have a Dell Venue 8 tablet with Android 4.4.2. Today the Facebook Messenger application started to crash whenever I try to open it. The crash doesn't happen in my phone (a Moto G running Android ...
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What is it about Android that allows an application to “hard-crash” a device?

I have a never-rooted Nexus 4 running latest stock (android 4.4.4). It has been "hard-crashing" lately. By "hard-crash" I mean the screen goes black and either the device restarts itself (I see the ...
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ACRA init crashing after new rom flash

I recently flashed CM11 on my GS2, it was slimkat 4.4.2 earlier. I believe I did a dirty flash because all my apps and settings were present when I booted it. I used the "recommended" wipe on TWRP. ...
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What happens to Crash Reports sent to Google?

Many Android applications have bugs. These include app crashing, screen flickers or failing to start altogether. The app crashes present the well-known Unfortunately, **AppName** has stopped screen. ...
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Can a user read crash logs on Android?

I have HTC One X running Android 4.2.2 with HTC Sense 5. Lately I have been encountering some wierd issues. And the most irritating of them is that my phone keeps crashing randomly. By ...
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During locked screen: Notificaton 'Rights requested'. Google Account manager then crashes

Since a few days ago, my device has started showing an exclamation mark in the status bar when the lock screen is active. Today, this happened several times. In the notification area there is a ...
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“Unfortunately, Email has stopped” on Samsung phone when adding SPAM to filter

I have been tracking this issue for a while and noone seems to have a good solution. examples: http://forums.androidcentral.com/ask-question/409389-unfortunately-email-has-stopped.html ...
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Constant app crashes + google play error 960

I recently got a new Nexus 5 and I have a lot of issues with the software. Basically I have 2 major issues which I guess are likely related: Google play store very often gives me an error Unknown ...
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Device does not boot after crash without power plug

In the last few weeks I'm faced with a somehow strange behaviour of my Android device (Samsung Galaxy S4 active, GT-I9295, Android 4.2.2, Kernel-Version 3.4.0-2015525): If the phone crashes resulting ...
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When my android shuts down due to depleted battery, is there any recommended cleanup?

My Galaxy S3 has stopped charging via USB cable. Its a hassle but not a terribly big deal - I bought 6 batteries and two battery chargers and I always have a few fully charged batteries in my pocket. ...
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Alcatel Tablet 7 Dual Core doesn't boot up. Everything crashes

My Alcatel tablet 7 dual core doesn't boot up. The last time I was using it is when I was downloading a game from Playstore. It suddenly hanged up so I decided to turn it off. The next thing I know ...
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“Gmail has stopped” dialog

On my Samsung Galaxy S4 with Android 4.4.2, I get constantly a dialog saying "Gmail has stopped" (In french, actually : "Gmail s'est arrêté"). When I click OK, the message re-opens within less than a ...
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Apps in background are crashing

So, this happens to mostly every app, when they're in the background. Chrome tabs reload after reopening the app. Apps like Ingress look like they've just been started. Spotify even crashes, when it's ...
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Getting apps to work on Android-x86 with Virtualbox

Almost every app, from chrome to gallery simply crash right after launch, and others like maps have bugs that render it unusable (it all goes black and only the search bar and location button are ...
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Updating apps causes unrelated app to crash

For some reason, whenever I update an app, a completely different and unrelated app crashes. Worse, it's always the same one. Comics has stopped working Report | Close I happen to have the ...
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Is it always possible to reboot the phone without removing the battery? [duplicate]

I've had two Android phone up til now (HTC Wildfire and SGS2). Sometimes they crashed and the only way to get them restart was to remove the battery. Now I'm thinking about buying a Sony Z1 Compact. ...