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Questions tagged [force-close]

Use this tag for issues with apps causing "force-close" conditions (i.e. displaying error messages like "The process XYZ has stopped unexpectedly. Please try again." having a "Force Close" button).

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“Google Play services keeps stopping” [closed]

I turned my phone on this morning and I have been bombarded by a "Google Play services keeps stopping" message pop-ups all day. I can barely use my phone. I have tried all the advice offered, and ...
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How To Fix Broken Contacts Storage (Droid 3 v2.3.4)?

Symptoms I receive a force close from com.motorola.contacts when I try to edit my contacts I can view my contacts The issue started immediately after I tried removing the thousand pound bundle of ...
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Application being closed due to low memory error in Samsung Galaxy S

I am using a Samsung Galaxy S device. For the last month my device is continuously showing "Application being Closed due to Low Memory Error" notifications. There is no any question about Internal &...
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Android's Application automatically closed (crashed) many times

Hope you may help me. I apologize to ask this, as I am not sure whether I can ask such complex problem on Google. I have Samsung SM-G530H or known as Grand Prime with Android 4.4.4 (KitKat). Was good ...
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Google Now app force closes/crashes immediately upon launch

I'm running rooted stock Android 4.4.2 on an AT&T Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N900A). No problems with any other Gapps or apps in general. I have tried flashing older versions, but that didn't help. The ...
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How do I clear app cache/data on android without accessing settings?

I actually can't open the settings and desperately want to clear the cache of an app which is not working properly. When I open the settings app it is forcefully closed down again and again. How do I ...
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How to make an app unkillable?

I’ve got a problem with my alarm app. Or, to be honest, I’ve got a problem with me - I can’t stop force quitting it when it rings. I just automatically slam the Back button and not only I remove the ...
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How to stop Android from closing applications automatically?

I am using a Moto G6 Play (Boost Mobile Variant) and I run a few apps like Discord, Snapchat, and Messenger. Sometimes I'll notice I haven't received a notification in a while, then open the app to ...
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Apps force close on a Galaxy Ace GT-S5830i

Every app I use needs to be forced closed after less than 5 minutes. Even apps I haven't even opened [before]. I've turned off my phone and restarted it multiple times and nothing seems to work. Does ...
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Android Force Stop Button Not Working Samsung Captivate (A Galaxy S)

Settings -> Manage Applications -> Third Party App -> Force Stop is not working. On clicking, the Force Stop Button does not change. No Messages either. I can however uninstall the app. What could ...
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Google calendar force closing after OTA update (SM-G930A)

I have a G930A, un-rooted, running AT&T's version of Oreo (8.0.0). I received an OTA update over the weekend and cannot use Google Calendar since--app force stops. I also cannot do a calendar ...
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Exclude some apps from “close all”

Is there a way to exclude some apps from "close all"? I sometimes have many apps open on my device and want to quit them all except Spotify (for example) because I am listening to music while doing ...
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Lookout security not working

I successfully installed Lookout but when I try to open it it says "Unfortunately Lookout, has stopped. I tried reinstalling it. I can see it running in the notification bar e.g. it says it has ...
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android.process.acore has stopped unexpectedly

After updating Android I got this error. During update android asked me to move some of app to sd card as there were not enough space for update. I moved some and after update and restart I can't ...
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Google Play Movies & TV has stopped - but not even installed

Around 2-3 times a week I'm getting this popup error - but the app isn't even installed! Any idea what's going on? Is it hiding in another Google app and that's why I don't find it? I couldn't find ...
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After HR I get this error: com.google.process.gapps was interrupted

Lately I have had some problems with my Asus Zenpad 7, a strange message: "Unfortunatly com.google.process.gapps was interrupted" which doesn't stop appearing, my use of the tablet is now limited ...
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Almost anything Google related keeps stopping

My wife's Pixel just started behaving oddly this evening. Virtually all Google related services keep force closing with the error message "_____ has stopped" or "_____ keeps stopping". There are ...
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Unable to use Many Famous apps due to “Unfortunately … Has Stopped” error

I am unable to use any Famous Apps like - Gmail, Whatsapp, PayTM, Calendar, Antivirus apps, ram cleaner and many more apps Except few apps such as android chrome. As soon as I am opening these apps ...
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“Unfortunately xxx has stopped”

My Symphony Xplorer W85 running JellyBean v.4.2.2 suddenly began showing the following errors, making the phone unusable: "unfortunately ikeyboard has stopped" "unfortunately systeminfo has stopped" "...
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Auto-start and Closing Apps

My android device is rooted and its 4.4.2. To control auto-start app, I installed Clean Master and allowed it for root access. I stopped many apps that start automatically. To control start-up app, I ...
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Do Apps restart after phone restart once “Force Stop” is enabled for them?

Building the question on this What does the “Force stop” button mean? , If I restart the phone , do these Background Apps get started even when ForceStop is enabled?
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Default launcher broken, causing infinite loop of force closes

I've just installed a custom rom and restored my apps from Titanium. However, now the default Launcher app is broken and I can't get out of the infinite loop of force closing. I can't press menu or ...
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Google Play Store force closing

I have a Karbonn S5 Titanium. Whenever I try to open the Google Play Store, it gets closed within a second. A notification saying 'your google store has stopped unfortunately' keeps coming every 2 ...
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/data/data nightmare: FC's because of 100% Utilisation

I feel like I need to clear things from /data/data every 2 to 3 days to prevent cascading FCs when it becomes 100% full. Is there any possible way to move any of that data to the SD card (and still ...
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“com.android.phone has stopped” after dirty flashing CM13

After dirty flashing my OnePlus One (bacon) from CM12.1 to CM13, I am constantly getting force close dialogs popup Unfortunately the process com.android.phone has stopped Logcat is filled with ...
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How do I force quit an app while it is on the foreground?

I have a malfunctioning security app. It's benign, but it has enabled its proactive security mode when I removed it from the device administrators. This is good, and what that means is that it put the ...
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After what types of failures is it advisable to reboot an Android device?

With some desktop operating systems, I often recommend that users reboot their systems after a crash. The logic is that memory could now be corrupted, and the system could be trending towards ...
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Cyanogen dialer not working after flashing C-apps bundle

Recently I installed CyanogenMod on my phone. I also decided to flash Cyanogen's new C-apps bundle. After I did that, the new Cyanogen dialer keeps crashing whenever I try to make or receive calls. ...
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Stock Android app manager requires app to be Force Stopped even though it is not running

When I go into the stock Android KitKat stock app manager, many apps indicate that they require being Force Stopped before they can be moved to external storage, whereas other apps do not. This would ...
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Why does Gmail force close when I open it?

Every time I open my Gmail app it force closes. This is the message I get: The application Gmail( process com.android.gmail) has stopped unexpectedly. Please try again.) If it helps I am using ...
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Disable force close vibrations

I am developing some applications for Android and I'm getting some errors and force closes. This is rather annoying, although not as much as annoying as the loud vibrations the phone does (a long ...
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Google App and Google Play Services force close - SecurityException

My friend's Samsung Galaxy S phone (with CM11) has been recently having an issue, where Google Play Services has been randomly crashing with this message in the logcat: java.lang.SecurityException: ...
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Force closing of apps automatically

On my Android phone, many applications that I open closes right away, returning me to home screen. Every time I open the application, it force closes. Now, just recently, the browser is beginning ...
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Unfortunately, contacts has stopped Galaxy note 1 stock firmware

I'm running stock android version - 4.0.4 with baseband N7000DDLR1. Received a minor update today in India(14.5MB) which said a performance update. Everything worked fine after the update. However, ...
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How to install Play Store on Alcatel OT 979

I am switching from iPhone to Android. I do not speak Android/PC. I speak Apple. This has been a difficult transition, and I require a simple explanation (pretend I am 5 years old). My new Alcatel ...
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contacts crashes sporadically

Sometimes, when I click on the phone icon on my Galaxy S3, it freezes for a second and then says that the app Contacts has crashed. Afterwards I can reopen contacts with no problem. This happens ...
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Many problem on Mega 6.3 GT-i9205 after rooting

After rooting my phone, (Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 GT-I9205), I can't turn my WiFi back on but the important part of it is that my device storage is totally empty. It causes some apps/games to force ...
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Maps app crashing

I have a Google play edition of the S4. Lately, I keep getting the window telling me that unfortunately maps has stopped working. The problem is I'm not actively using the app, but it does run through ...
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The process android.process.acore/com.android.phone has stopped unexpectedly. Please try again

This morning I tried to turn on my motorola xt-532 and right after the boot I get this two errors: "The process android.process.acore has stopped unexpectedly. Please try again." "The process com....
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Google play paid apps not working on daughters tablet

My daughter received an ASUS Memo pad 7 for Christmas, I set myself up as the main 'owner' and added her as a user and set up her own separate gmail account so she can download apps, etc. I ...
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Processes are closing after removing the SD card

I have removed the SD card from my phone and now my phone is not working. All phone related processes are force closing. I have cleaned my cache and did 'Fix Permission' via Recovery but the ...
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Force Close loop.. need help

I have a force close loop on my galaxy s2. I want to retrieve my data which isnt stored on an sd card. But I cannot get into my phone. I tried plugging into my laptop but it doesnt pick up the phone....
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How to force-close when error message keeps popping

I'm new to Android development. I wrote a funny app which endlessly pops messages saying "Unfortunately, YOUR_FREAKING_APP has stopped." on launch. To force-close it, I held down the Home button but ...
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Getting crash while deleting mesage?

I am using LG P500 Optimus one, recently upgraded to Gingerbread. Sometimes when i read any messages and delete the same, Messaging service crashes with a Force Close error, how to rectify this ...
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What if you accidentally deleted some important apps and can't install them back?

What if you accidentally deleted some important apps and can't install them back because Google Play doesn't have them? For example android system, com.android dun server and com.android.lgsetup ...
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Unfortunately, Music has stopped

So recently I've been developing an Mp3 Download app, which may have caused some problems. I've deleted my app, deleted all the content, deleted the 'Music' Apps Cache and Data, yet It still crashes ...
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Force close messages; no access to phone

Have only had my new Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830i one week and while playing "Flow Free" game downloaded from Play Store my phone suddenly switched off and from then on constant "Force Close" messages ...
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Android App Force Closing [closed]

01-02 15:30:21.361: E/AndroidRuntime(3764): FATAL EXCEPTION: main 01-02 15:30:21.361: E/AndroidRuntime(3764): java.lang.NullPointerException 01-02 15:30:21.361: E/AndroidRuntime(3764): at com.htc....
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Annoying contacts FC

I cope with a problem which more android users have to deal with. The well known android.process.acore fc or something similar. The constantly appearing fc notifications would be caused by your ...
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A specific app works fine with tablet owner account, but crashes for other users

I've played Modern War on the owner account on my Nexus 7. It opens and works fine. But when I go to another user account and try to open the app it goes halfway through the upload then Force Closes. ...