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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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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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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“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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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. ...
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Settings app: 'Unfortunately, Settings has stopped.'

I have a Samsung Galaxy Nexus with Cyanogenmod 11 11-20140225-SNAPSHOT-InstallerXNPQ09P-maguro Android 4.4.2 KitKat with CWM 6.0.4.7. It's a stable installer build. For a while now I have been ...
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Keyboard crashes in Cyanogenmod 10 on GT p1000

Because of the incompatibility between cyanogenmod version and google apps pack : Android Keyboard keeps crashing --> I have no keyboard so I cannot download anything from Google Play The biggest ...
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Games crashes when ART is enabled?

I read about ART on some blogs and decided to try it myself. I have a Motorola Moto G and enabled ART on my phone. After that every game which I had already installed (Asphalt 8 and EA's Real Racing) ...
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Google Play Services and Play Store crashing

I have very little internal memory (user memory 150mb), so after the auto update of Play Service and the Play Store, I took a back up (using ES File Explorer). I have root access, so I pasted those ...
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Most apps crashing after Galaxy S4 update to 4.4.2 (with SQLite exceptions)

I just updated my (stock firmware) Galaxy S4 from 4.2.2 to 4.4.2 using Kies and now most apps crash when I start them. When I look into the stack trace, the reason for all apps is the same: an ...
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Process com.android.phone stops unexspectedly

This morning I wanted to call someone and since then my Samsung S3 shows me the error as written above. Android version is 4.3, carrier is T-Mobile. Anyone knows a common fix for the issue?
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Google now frequent crash

I have installed Google now in CM 11 beta 5 running in htc explorer ,every time I make a search it freezes and crashes.I have rebooted again and again but no relief .it keeps on crashing.Can any one ...
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System crash log in Android 4.3 ( cm 10.2 )

My rooted HTC Sensation with android 4.3 has started crashing recently. Is there any crash log where I could find out where is the problem? I'm using not-so-recent nightly version of cyanogen mod ...
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Samsung Galaxy S2 calendar Notifications crash rush limbaugh app

I have the latest OS, I think its Jelly Bean (Andrioid version 4.1.2) and every time I get a notification pop-up (calendar) it crashes Rush. Obviously Rush is more important that any stupid ...
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Every single application constantly stops working

My dad's Samsung Galaxy phone keeps giving out errors, "The application {INSERT EVERY SINGLE APPLICATION THAT IS IN STARTUP} (process {PROCESS}) has stopped unexpectedly. Please try again." I tried ...
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Android crashes in a Bak BK-NB711G

I have a netbook device running Android, Gingerbread 2.3.x, but it does not load. Upon boot-up, it is forever stuck on the familiar splash screen with Android written on it. Can someone help me? ...
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When gps opens, my device force restart

I have root to my device I search all sites And i havenot found solution to this problem Pls help me My device is Gt-s6312 Galaxy young System jelly bean 4.1.2 Thanks
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Play Store keep crashing while updating apps on Nexus 5

Ok so, I have a Nexus 5, stock, updated to last Android version. When I update apps, some of them, while downloading the update, make the Google Play Store crash to home. I start again the play store ...
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Android System Module Reads Zero Bytes

My Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 started wigging out on me. While I was desperately tapping a Retreat, I think I may have deleted or disabled something. Apps crash frequently since and the "Android System" ...
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loosing data after automatic shutdown due to critical battery!

Recently I have been suffering from various battery issues ranging from fast battery drains to unexpected shutdowns at safe battery levels. But most striking is the fact that I lost all system data ...
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Phone unable to recover after app crashes

I am using a rooted S4 device for app development purpose. I have joined a new team and working on their Android app. I see a weird issue on my phone, that if my app crashes, after the ANR, the screen ...
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Why do games keep crashing on my phone?

I have Samsung Galaxy Ace. I'm installing apps from Google Play or just download them on my PC and then transfere them with Bluetooth. Now my problem is that some games crash or be white on some ...
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Unstable S4 - AbsListView

I've been having an issue on my Galaxy S4 following the 4.3 update whereby it will occasionally reboot the phone then go into a reboot loop. If connected to a charge the loop will stop and the battery ...
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Samsung Galaxy ACE 3 - Game Crashes

I've installed some games (online and offline) and It always crashed when I'm playing for about 1-2 minutes.. I'm looking at my RAM process it just 60% and I've turning off some of the background ...
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The Keyboard Freezes, App Crashes

I'm running on CyanogenMod and in the middle of typing, the keyboard would freeze heavily and crash/minimize and I can't get it back up. This lasts for about a minute.
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Android libc in Htc Desire x throwing fatal signal SIGBUS and crashing

I have an HTC desire x(CID HTC_038) running a rooted stock Rom,my problem is that the phone crashes reboots randomly by throwing fatal signal 7 SIGBUS at various addresses. I have the following logcat ...
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Keyboard keeps crashing in Cyanogenmod 10.1.3

I am running Cyanogenmod 10.1.3 on my Samsung Galaxy SII (GT-I9100), and starting yesterday my keyboard continuously crashes with the following message: Unfortunately, Android keyboard (AOSP) has ...
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Android keyboard crashes continuously

Since this afternoon the Android keyboard crashes continuously on my phone, Samsung Galaxy S2. I have Avatarrom installed. I tried to delete the Dalvik Cache (cache/dalvik cache and data/dalvik ...