Fix Android Settings App Keeps Crashing – 7 Ways to Solve

Are you experiencing constant crashes with your Android Settings app? Here are 7 effective ways to solve this issue.

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Clear Cache for Settings and Apps

To fix the issue of the Android Settings app crashing, one of the first troubleshooting steps you can take is to clear the cache for both the Settings app and other apps on your device. First, go to the Settings app on your Android device. Then, navigate to the “Apps” or “Applications” section. Look for the Settings app in the list of installed apps and tap on it. From there, you should see an option to clear the app’s cache. Tap on this option to clear the cache for the Settings app.

In addition to clearing the cache for the Settings app, you can also clear the cache for other apps on your device that may be causing the issue. Simply follow the same steps as above, but select the app that is experiencing crashing issues and clear its cache as well. Clearing the cache for both the Settings app and other apps can help resolve any underlying issues that may be causing the app to crash.

Updated: February 2024

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If the crashing is caused by any of these issues, Fortect may be able to fix it and restore your system to its pre-crash state.

Update System Software and Uninstall Updates

Android system update screen

To fix the issue of the Android Settings app crashing, one potential solution is to update the system software and uninstall updates. Check for system updates by going to Settings > System > System Updates and see if any updates are available. If so, download and install the updates to see if this resolves the issue.

If the problem persists, you can also try uninstalling recent updates to the Settings app. To do this, go to Settings > Apps > Settings > three-dot menu > Uninstall updates. This will revert the app back to its original version and may help with the crashing issue.

After performing these steps, check to see if the Android Settings app continues to crash. If it does, you may need to explore other solutions to resolve the issue.

Wipe Cache Partition and Optimize Phone

Method Description
Wipe Cache Partition Access the recovery mode on your Android device and select the option to wipe the cache partition. This can help clear out any temporary files that may be causing the Settings app to crash.
Optimize Phone Use a system optimization tool or app to clean up junk files, clear cache, and optimize the performance of your phone. This can help improve the overall stability of the Settings app.

Reset Your Device and Boot into Safe Mode

To reset your device and boot into safe mode, start by holding down the power button until the power off option appears. Then, press and hold the power off option until the safe mode prompt appears. Tap “OK” to boot into safe mode. Once in safe mode, go to the settings app and clear the cache to see if that resolves the issue. If not, try uninstalling any recently downloaded apps that may be causing the problem.

You can also try a factory reset if all else fails, but be sure to back up your data first.

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