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File manager has stopped android: How to fix

When I trying to move document to other folder and seen error message File manager has stopped in my android nougat 7.0. After that I can’t transfer any documents into storage. In file manager stored photos, audios, videos, zip files, apps and documents. This file manager not working issue caused due to corrupted audio or video files or unsupported files also.

This document related error also seen in Windows explorer or Google drive. Follow below given troubleshooting steps to fix file manager has stopped working android phone or tablet devices.


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4 different ways to fix File manager has stopped working android phone or tablet

file manager has stopped

Follow below given possible solutions to fix file manager has stopped android device.

1st Method: Uninstall updates of File manager

Step 1: Go to “Settings

Step 2: Under device section, tap “Apps

You can show list of all installed apps in your device.

Open File manager under app settings

Step 3: Scroll down until see file manager and tap on it

Tap more to uninstall app update

Step 4: Tap “More” from top of the right side corner

uninstall updates of file manager in android

Step 5: Tap “Uninstall updates

Step 6: Tap OK

Now go to file manager and try to move any app or document to other folder. If not fix file manager error then try below method in your device.

Method 2: Clear the cache of file manager

Step 1: Follow above given method step 1 to step 3

Step 2: Tap “Storage

You can view clear cache and clear data option in your android device.

clear cache of file manager in android nougat

Step 3:  Click “Clear cache

If clear cache of file manager is not working then clear data also.

Method 3: Force stop memory usage to fix file manager has stopped error in android  

Step 1: Follow above given method step 1 to step 3

Step 2: Scroll down and tap “Memory

Step 3: Tap “three vertical dots” form top right side

Force stop file manager in android phone

Step 4: Tap “Force stop

4th Method: Force stops external storage in android

Sometimes external storage caused to not transfer files due to your microSDCard corrupted or full of memory. If not full storage then tries below steps in yoiur device. Also move apps to SD card or storage in your device.

Step 1: Go to “Settings

Step 2: Under device section, tap “Apps

By default hide external storage in your android nougat 7.0 and other device.

Step 3: Tap “More

Show sustem app in file manager app

Step 4: Tap “Show system

External storage under apps

Step 5: Scroll down until see “External storage” and tap on it

Force stop external storage in android

Step 6: Click “Force stop

That’s all. End the list of solutions to fix file manager has stopped working on android phone or table device. If you find it helpful, share this article with others.

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