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13 Ways to Overcome Force Close Android Applications

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The problem of force close on android applications is often experienced by android smartphone users, mainly those with lower-class specifications.

Applications that close suddenly make users feel confused and confused. When it’s exciting – the excitement of multitasking on the screen is like playing games, opening social media, chatting, or whatever it is suddenly the application freezes and closes on its own.

Very sad isn’t it …

… and usually, every Android device has a different error message, maybe because RAM is full, a pop up appears ” unfortunately, the application has stopped “, “unfortunately, the app has stopped“, “unfortunately force close, not enough memory“, not responding “, “unfortunately, has stopped“, or something else.

Here you see some of the causes of the force close application suddenly.

1. Full Android RAM

A small RAM capacity can certainly be the cause of frequent application errors, jams, and also force close . The number of applications running in the background makes RAM unable to accommodate all existing applications.

Like for example, RAM above 1 GB or 512 MB runs more than 5 applications, and all of them are social media applications so you can be sure of traffic jams or lags.

2. Overload Cache Files

Cached files or junk files that accumulate too much can make the internal memory excess capacity. And this has an impact on all Android applications, especially on applications that are often opened and used.

Piles of cache files must be deleted regularly, at least once a week to keep the memory condition relieved and fresh.

3. Damage Happened to the Application

Damaged applications or errors will often occur force close. Even though the application data has been cleared, declare the application still has problems and cannot be used. This is often experienced by Android users.

The solution is to delete and replace it with a new one.

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Overcome Force Close Android Application

After knowing some of the causes above, the next step you can take is the solution or refer to the existing problem.

For more details, just see the method of solving the problem in the following android application.

1. Reload the Smartphone

The first simple thing, you can try restarting your Android smartphone. No need to rush to use extreme methods, it could be that the problem is only in full RAM memory which finally makes the application force close .

But if this doesn’t work for you, try the next method.

2. Clean up the Trash file

The next method you can try is to clear the cache or junk files that are piled on your Android smartphone. Excessive junk files make the smartphone performance slow down. And of course also affect the Android application.

The cache file has a positive effect, but on the other hand too many cache files make the application error and force close suddenly. The solution is you delete it, there are many cleaner applications that you can use for free.

For the manual method, you can follow the steps below.

  • Go to the Settings menu »Additional Settings» Application Management » Search for “Application Name” » Then tap “Clear Cache”.

3. Stop & Delete Application Data

The third method you need to do is stop and delete data in the application that the force close occurred. Deleting application data will clean files or data that are temporary in the application such as databases, login data, cache, history, bookmarks, and others.

To delete the application data , see the steps below.

  • Go to the Settings menu »Additional Settings» Application Management » Search for “Application Name” » Then tap “Force Stop” and “Erase Data“.

4. Update the Problematic Application

Next, try to update the problematic application to the latest version. This is certainly very good whose effect is certainly all bugs and damage will be repaired. Application stability, features and security will also be improved.

You can update via the Google Play Store or other market stores on your Android phone.

  • Open the Google Play Store, then search for “APPLICATION NAME” then you can try to tap “Update” and “Accept“.

5. Update the OS to the latest version

Next, try to do an update to your Android system . Just like the application, with an update it is expected that the system will run more optimally. Not only now, in the future if an update is available, then you just do an update.

Currently the android application is increasingly developing and continuing to adjust according to the development of the system.

  • Go to the Settings menu »System Update» Next, you follow the steps to update the System from ColosOS OPPO.

6. Unroot if you have previously rooted

If your smartphone is currently in a root condition and there are several problems with the installed application, it is better to unroot. With unroot usually the Android OS will be normal and stable again.

To do this, of course you have to adjust to the smartphone you are using. You can search related to the root and unroot methods that you did before.

But on the other hand, if you have never done root access , then you can ignore this method.

7. Remove the Android Application

Next, what you can do is delete the android application. This method is done if the application is indeed difficult to overcome.

After removing the application, you also need to clean up the junk files, restart , and then you download and install the new application.

  • Go to the Settings menu »Additional Settings» Application Management » Look for “Application Name” » Then tap “Uninstall“.

8. Factory Reset Android

The next method you can try is factory reset. This method is actually very risky, but this can be a mainstay if it is forced and you can not do anything else.

Before doing a factory reset, make sure you have backed up all the data or files that you have. Copy all your data on a computer or laptop. For a factory reset, you can refer to the steps below.

  • Go to the Settings menu »Additional Settings» Make a Backup and Reset » Then tap “Delete Application Data and Application that can be uninstalled“.

9. Rebooting the Smartphone

Then another thing you can do is re-flashing your android system. You can download ROM or firmware according to the type of device you are using.

Flashing can be done in two ways, through recovery mode or PC. If you are confused about how to do it, you can find many flashing methods available on Google or YouTube. Or you can ask for help from friends if you really have trouble doing it.

10. Buy a New Smartphone

If in the current year you are still using a very old Android phone , then you better change to the latest version now. Make sure you use RAM above 2 GB for maximum performance, both for productive activities or just for playing games.

Currently there are many Chinese smartphones sold at cheap prices with great specifications. Save your money and choose a smartphone as needed.

The final word

… That’s a little quick review of the causes and solutions to overcome the android application often force close. The solution that I gave is indeed not 100% successful, but at least you try it first and see the results later.

As for if you still feel confused, you can ask via the Facebook chat area or take it directly to the service center .

The above method you can do on all Android devices such as Samsung, OPPO, Realme, Lenovo, ASUS, Xiaomi, VIVO, Huawei, and others. If there are differences, then you can adjust them.

If there is something you want to ask or convey, please write in the comments column below.

Thank you and good luck !!