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It’s really annoying when you want to play your favorite game or post a picture or video on Social Media App, but all of sudden the app crashes and won’t open at all on Samsung. Certainly, apps crashing on Samsung S21, S21Plus, S21Ultra is caused by some software glitch or corrupted app files. Though there are plenty of reasons why Apps Crashing on Samsung S21 after an update like the phone running low on storage, the device is not connected to a stable internet connection, etc.
Why do my apps keeps closing on my Samsung phone? This article will show you a simple workaround to fix Samsung S21 apps keeps stopping.
Fix Multiple Apps Crashing on Samsung S21, S21Ultra, S21Plus
Force Stop Application
Force-stopping can resolve misbehaving of applications on any Samsung Phone. To do so, go to Settings and select Apps. Now choose app having an issue. Select the Force Stop from the bottom screen.
Update Android System Webview and Chrome
Recently, Google pushed an update regarding the Android system, and thereafter many users have reported that Galaxy S21 keeps closing apps, even restarting the phone didn’t do a trick. If you’re dealing with the same problem, update the Android System Webview on your phone.
- Open Google Play.
- Tap on three bars on the top-left side.
- Tap My apps & games.
- Search Android System Webview and Update it.
- Alternatively, you can search Android System Webview directly and Update it.
- Likewise, do the same for Google Chrome App.
Can’t update Android System Webview on Android? While trying to update Android System Webview, the update is failing, in that case, uninstall the updates for Android System Webview.
As tweeted by Samsung itself, here’s how to do.
Go Settings > Apps > tap the three-dots in the top right corner > Show system apps > search for Android System WebView > select Uninstall updates.
Do the same for Google Chrome App.
Update Apps and System Software
Still Samsung Apps Crashing? Then it might be possible your phone is not affected by Google’s Update for Android phone. Start troubleshooting the phone like we always do. Updating the apps and software could be helpful.
Make sure to connect the device with Wi-Fi to avoid mobile data usage.
- Go to the Google Play.
- Tap on three bars.
- Select My apps & games.
- Tap Update All
Once all apps are updated, jump to the next steps to update System Software.
- Open Settings.
- Search Software update.
- Tap Download and install.
- Let the system detects what’s the latest compatible version is available for you.
- Download and install, if the updates are available.
Remove App From Sleep
Previously you might have configured the application to sleep to prevent battery from draining. Nevertheless, this isn’t the issue, but sometimes the feature causes a random crash of an application.
To remove an application from the list, go to Settings > Battery And Device Care > Battery > Background Usage Limit. Search for the problematic app, long press on it, and lastly, select Remove.
Clear Cache and Data of Problematic App
Deleting the cache and data files of particular apps removes all the supportive files and data, as a result, apps crashing issues on Samsung S21 Ultra could be fixed. Give it a try, there is no data loss. Just it will delete your accounts, settings, and files associated with that app.
- Open the Settings.
- Tap Apps.
- Search the app.
- Tap Storage.
- Select Clear cache.
- Select Clear data.
Is your Phone Running Out of Storage?
Have you recently received any notification regarding the phone Low on Storage? Because, when it comes to Android phones, they start creating issues like Android Multiple Apps Crashing, Android Apps Won’t Open, Android System Freezes, and more. If you’re experiencing this type of issue, kindly run for storage optimizing.
Removing unnecessary files and apps will light up your phone like before and it’ll of course work reliably. Visit the detailed article to Optimize Storage on Samsung Phone.
- Go to the Settings.
- Tap Battery and device care.
- Tap Storage.
- There you’ll see a short summary of the consumed storage Category wise.
- Once you know what data and apps to delete, move further and start deleting unnecessary files, data, and apps.
App Crashing issue is specific to the particular app? Then there might have corrupted files linking to that app. Sometimes, installing an app from an untrusted resource may cause this, or while installing apps, it stops abruptly, in such cases, reinstalling the app is the best solution to fix Samsung App Crashing.
- Locate the app in the app drawer; touch and hold the app and select (x) to uninstall the app.
- You can reinstall the app from Google Play.
Reset All Settings
Whenever there’s no clue on what to do to fix the random glitch, just reset all settings. As the name suggests, Reset All Settings sets all the system settings to default, without deleting any of your personal data. Any of the customized settings you have made on device like changing a ringtone, will be reset to default.
- Go to the Settings app.
- Tap General management.
- Select Reset > Reset all settings.
- Follow on-screen instructions and reset all settings.
Reset App Preferences
Any false settings made by you could hurt the regular functionality of system and hence app might start crashing for no reason. Resetting app preferences could resolve this. Here’s how to reset app preferences and do not worry, it won’t harm your personal data. Just few settings will be set to default, like Default Apps, Preferences for Disabled Apps, Preferences for App Notifications, Background Data Restrictions and Permissions Restrictions.
- Open the Settings app.
- Go to the Apps.
- Tap on three dots.
- Select Reset app preferences.
Restart Your Phone To Safe Mode
Restarting the Samsung phone is always an effective solution to fix app crashes. And that’s what you have initially tried on your device. But now you have to give a try to the booting the Samsung S21 to safe mode. Press the Power to feature the Power Off menu. From the Power off menu, long press the Power Off Icon. Doing so, you will get the Safe Mode Icon; click on that’s it!
Keep a note within the Safe Mode; only pre-install applications can run. So if any corrupt third-party application causing the issue will get sorted.
However, if there is any scrutiny in Safe Mode, head back to normal mode by restarting the device. And try clearing third-party applications one by one to check for issues.
Factory reset device
In the end, there is only one workaround left to fix Samsung S21, S21Ultra App Crashing is to factory reset the phone. I know this is a pain in the head, as all the data, files, videos, photos, apps, etc. wipes to default.
- Back up the device before moving to the next step.
- Go to the Settings
- Tap General management.
- Tap Reset.
- Select Factory data reset.
- Confirm Reset.