“Unfortunately, Settings has stopped” Error is one of the common error in Android. There are lots of users who are going through same error. The Error has been found in both Rooted and non rooted device. I had also recently faced the same error. My phone was not synching Google items like Gmail and Calendar. When I try to check the account on the phone, I receive a message saying, “Unfortunately, Settings has stopped”.
After trying many methods I finally fixed the error. The method that worked for me was kind of weird and it is mention below. In this tutorial I will let you know the solution to Fix “Unfortunately, Settings has stopped” Error in Android.
Many of the time just by re-starting your device can solve the issue. To re-start your device:
This method should fix your Error as it clear cache for all the apps on the smartphone.
This method has got best review from the users. I personally also solved the issue using this method. So, hopefully your error is solved after tying this method.
This method should fix your issue. If you are still getting the error then follow the given method.
There are chances that the current Version of Google play store may have Compatibility Issues. So in this case, you need to Uninstall Google Play Store updates. Just follow the step to Uninstall Google Play Store update.
If you are still getting the error message then update the Google Pay Store.
This method will let you know whether the third-party application is causing the error or not. In the safe mode, all third-party apps are disabled so we can detect the problem is with third-party app or other.
As soon as the device opens in Safe Mode, check whether the error is solved or not. If there is no error then third-party app may be causing error. So, try uninstalling the recently downloaded app and see whether the error is fixed or not.
Now your device has wiped the cache and you can use the device like previously without error. This process may erase the save data of the app.
If you are using custom ROM like Cyanogenmod, SlimROM etc and facing some errors whether it is “Unfortunately, settings has stopped” Error or any other than you should know either it is because of compatibility issue or the ROM has not been installed properly. So, it is better you reflash the operating system along with compatible GAPPs (Google Applications) package. If you are still getting the error, try flashing different ROM.
If none of the above methods worked for you then you just got one way to solve the issue. Factory Reset you device should fix your issue.
How to Factory Reset your Android Device
So, these are some of the method to Fix “Unfortunately, Settings has stopped” Error in Android. Hopefully, your problem is solved by now. Let me know which one worked for you.
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Kaif is an author and co-editor at Appslova. Intellectually curious tech enthusiast and has been specially covering on How to-Tips-Tricks & Fixes with mobile technology news and app reviews.
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