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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“Android.process.media has stopped unexpectedly” error when I boot my Galaxy Nexus

Every time I boot my phone it gives the error message android.process.media has stopped unexpectedly. Why? I am using 4.0.2 on my Galaxy Nexus.
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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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HTC ONE X: The process “com.android.phone” has stopped?

I have just brought a Second had HTC ONE X from an auction site, When booting up the phone it works fine, with no sim card. However I have a 2degrees (New Zealand) Micro SIM which is a snapper sim ...
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Samsung 6 edge stuck

When I plugged in my edge it made a couple of funny noices as if the charger doesn't make proper contact, then it just freezed on a blue screen with a down arrow, underneath it says "Downloading Do ...
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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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Detect when an app crashes with tasker and force close it and finally launch it again

On my phone the app Bluetooth Share crashes randomly. With Tasker I want to be able to detect that crash, and then force close Bluetooth Share and finally launch Bluetooth Share again. (Or turn on ...
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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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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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Settings crashes with “Unfortunately, settings has stopped” each time I try to select system update

Settings crashes on my samsung s4 sprint SPH L720 each time I tried selecting the system update. I really need to fix this problem ASAP. I tried factory reset for uncountable times but no result, I ...
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Gmail, Inbox, Messaging, Messenger work until try to open conversation — crash

Phone: stock 5.0.2 Moto E 2015 Randomly one day about 2 weeks ago I started getting popup notifications like: Unfortunately, Keep has stopped. Same for Pocket, and Google Play Newsstand. Like, ...
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Random App Crashes (Nexus 4 ~ 4.3)

Within the last few days my Nexus 4 has started behaving strangely. This is a completely stock Nexus 4 running the official 4.3 build. Not even bootloader unlocked. What happens is that random apps ...
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My icons in the homescreen are not showing up (galaxy s6 edge)

I have a Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge and I bought it about 2-3 weeks ago. Its performance has been weakened lately, first snapchat stopped working and every time I open it crashes. And now none of app ...
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How to reboot a frozen Android device?

When an Android device locks up, and does not respond to holding down the power button, is there anything you can do to reboot the device besides removing the battery? What do you do if the battery ...
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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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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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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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How can I tell if my International Galaxy S3 is suffering from SDS, and how can I fix it?

I have a 16GB International Galaxy S3 (XEF) running the latest firmware, 4.1.2 (yes, the Premium Suite update, I was thinking that this would've fixed it but it seems not) with baseband XXELKB. Over ...
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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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Play Market crashes on application autoupdates

Recently I had noticed the following situation occurring repeatedly: Phone has app update in progress notification (animated arrow pointing down) stuck Upon clicking notification or opening Play ...
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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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My Nexus 4 crashes after every app start

I haven't used my Nexus 4 in a while, and all of a sudden all apps crashes on their start up, including the Google Play Store app. I have tried to upgrade the OS to KitKat (via Settings => About This ...
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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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Spell Checker error - unsupported language

Almost each day (sometimes even more than once a day) I get the application crash. The bugreport dump shows the same source of the problem each time. Crash of spellchecker due to unhandled exception - ...
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The app Facebook has violated its self-enforced StrictMode policy

I am using Red Mi Note running on MIUI5. Recently, I am getting this error: The app Facebook (process.com.facebook.katana) has violated its self-enforced StrictMode Policy. What does it mean? ...
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Tesco Hudl Hardware Problem = bin?

My boy has a Tesco Hudl 1 - been trying to stop it crashing that is was doing very regularly. Did a full system reset with power on/vol up and reformat. On restarting after this with completely ...
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How to ignore crash notifications / uninstall apps without booting on CyanogenMod?

Today I upgraded CyanogenMod to the latest build (05/10/2015) on my Nexus 4 and installed the newest GApps package. But as soon as I boot my device now, my phone spams crash notifications for Gmail, ...
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HTC One crashed during update, now it won't start

My HTC One was doing a software update then just shut off. Now it won't do anything except show the red triangle with a explanation mark in the middle. I have tried rebooting it and everything but ...
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WhatsApp and Messenger not working on Auxus BEAST running Lollipop

I just bought iBerry Auxus BEAST smartphone and I'm facing lots of issues with Lollipop. Apps like WhatsApp, Facebook is not working fine & it crashes rapidly. I could install the apps without any ...
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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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Google Play crashing all the time

I have a problem with my phone. I recently wiped datas, and reinstalled everything. Now, Play Store says to check the connection and retry. Also, Google Play Services crashes regularly (an ...
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C105i tablet won't start up

I have an off-the-shelf Chinese call-touch c105i android tablet with an all-winner a10 CPU. Out of nowhere, it crashed and won't start up. When I turn it on, it just gets stuck in the logo screen. ...
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Applications crash on boot after wiping cache partition

I cleared my cache partition from Recovery Mode on my Samsung Galaxy S5 running Android Lollipop 5.0 and when I restarted my device, it showed a black screen with error messages of applications not ...
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Cause of HTC MyTouch Slide Random Reboots

I just bought a brand new HTC MyTouch Slide phone, so new it doesn't have a SIM card yet, but it reboots every time I slide out the slider. Sometimes it is a little delayed, but it is always while I ...
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Gmail App crashing when printing email from App

When I am trying to print an email from the Gmail App, it is crashing and saying unfortunately Gmail has stopped. Device : Moto G 2nd Generation Lollipop 5.0.2 Please tell me what could I do in ...
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Market App crashes on Samsung Galaxy Ace

i have samsung galaxy ace, yesterday i rooted my phone and installed the link2sd application, everything was fine, today when i tried to install an application using market, the market just crashes ...
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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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My device is getting slow, apps start misbehaving/crashing. What can I do?

Everything was working fine for a long time. But suddenly the device is getting slower than usual (e.g. apps react slowly when starting an action -- like the RSS reader takes "ages" to open an ...
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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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How to revive crashing market app?

My Android 2.1 tablet crashed while the marked app was installing some apps. If I open the marked app now, it always shows that two apps are installing right now, and crashes immediately. Any ideas on ...
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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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Many installed apps crash after OTA update to Android 4.2

I had run over the air update from Android 4.1 to 4.2 on my Samsung Grand GT-I9082. It seems to have completed fine (screen with robot and progress bar for a while, then some messages about ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...