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A non-existing app keeps crashing

I've removed an app long ago, but when I unlock the phone a message appears which says: "the app" has stopped I had changed its location from internal to external before I remove it. Also I have ...
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“Unfortunately Google App has stopped” has been popping up on my Asus Zenfone 2

i've tried clearing the cache and force stop the app, as a result of that action now my phone can't connect to every app. after that i tried my phone to factory reset but when it back on the pop up ...
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If an application halts, I would like push notification, no pop-up

Each time an application halts, a pop-up appears, whose OK button is grayed out for one second. It blocks the screen. This can be really annoying. If there is no possibility to get rid of that popup, ...
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All apps including google apps stopped working

Please help! I reseted my phone still stopped working messages are pop uping. No apps can be opened all stoped working. Mine is rooted phone. I thought I will uninstall system app that is Google play ...
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Does “clear data” of a running app also “force stop”?

In settings, if you go to an app and click "clear data" does that also cause the "force stop" function to be activated? I'm thinking that when you clear the data of an app, the app is basically ...
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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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How to undo forced stop app in Android

how do I undo a forced stop for google play services. I tried rebooting but it did not clear the forced stop.
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Is force stopping an app equivalent to uninstalling it, as far as increasing the performance of a phone is concerned?

Suppose I force stop an app and it stays that way for long. Will this boost the performance of my phone in the same way as uninstalling the app would?
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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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How can I force-stop all user applications that are running?

I found that first of all System>Apps>Running is not helpful always and secondly I we stop the services, it may star again if corresponding application is running. The correct way to stop application ...
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Difference between killing an app by clearing it from Recent Apps menu and “Force Stop”

What is the difference between these two methods when killing apps in Android? Clearing an app from the Recent Apps menu by swiping it to the right or left. Settings → App → Running → ...
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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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How to Force Stop multiple apps at once?

My HTC One X+ with Android 4.2.2 suffers a lag pretty often and I don't like that. Sometimes I cannot even unlock the phone because screen doesn't come up. I noticed that when I force stops all other ...
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Difference between force stop and kill process

I used to use greenify on my rooted Xperia U. The XDA page of Greenify states the difference between the task killer and greenify. Here is what the developer posted. Unlike any "XXX Task Killer", ...
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How to shut down Skype [duplicate]

First off, I know this question has already been asked three times, but since I can't comment (don't have enough points), I'll just create a new post! So, none of the workarounds mentioned in the ...
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Error: An application has been forced to stop for an unauthorized attempt to access system in your device.

I am getting the following error message every now and then. As far as I notice, it only happens if my phone has internet connection mostly on Wifi. an application has been forced to stop for an ...
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force stopping of a preloaded app on kyocera rise

Can i press force stop on preloaded app on device by pressing on force stop? Would it free internal memory by doing so? i realize that the preloaded device apps cannot b uninstalled however If i ...