How to Fix App Crashing on Google Pixel and Pixel XL

Last Updated on March 26, 2021 by Bestusefultips

Annoying by Googe Pixel keep crashing? Several users reported the Google Pixel app crashing or freezes issue. Check out the below methods to fix the app crashing on Google Pixel XL and Pixel. There are several reasons for this problem occurs such as software update, full internal storage, app update, and more. Some of the Pixel users also reported the issue of Facebook or WhatsApp is not working. You need to enable safe mode on your Pixel device to find if any third-party apps causing this app crashing or freezing issue. Also, clear app cache and data if you know which app causing the issue in your Android devices.

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How to Fix Google Pixel App Crashing Issue

If facing issue of Facebook or WhatsApp or YouTube app crashing problem on Pixel or any other Android device, apply below given possible solutions.

Restart your Pixel

Restart your Google Pixel XL devices to fix app crashing problem

Press and hold the power button on your Pixel device and tap on Restart to reboot your Pixel phone.

Check System Software Update

Check any system software updates are available or not. It will fix critical bugs and improves the performance of your Google Pixel phone.

Check system software update is available or not in your pixel XL

Settings > System > About phone > System updates > Check for update

Settings > System > Advacned > System update > Check for update (Pixel Running Android 10 & Android 11)

Check App Updates on Google Pixel & Pixel XL

Check the apps update available using the below settings on your android device.

Check any app update available in your pixel devices

Play Store > Menu at the top left corner > My apps & games > Update all

Clear Cache Data For All Apps to fix Google Pixel App Crashing Problem

Step 1: Go to Settings on your Android device.

Step 2: Under the device menu, tap on Storage.

Here you can view used data by apps, images, videos, audio, system, cache data, and more.

Clear cache data on pixel to fix app crashing issue

Step 3: Tap on Cache data & press OK.

Also, manage storage and manually free up space in your Google Pixel device using the below settings.

Settings > Device > Storage > Manage storage > Free up space now > Photos & videos/Download/App

Clear App Cache on Pixel – Individually app

Before clear the app cache in Pixel phone, first of all, check which apps used more space. Also, check using sort by maximum use memory by apps in your device.

Remove unwanted apps from your pixel phone

Settings > Device > Memory > Memory used by apps

Step 1: Go to Settings.

Step 2: Under the device section, tap on Apps.

Step 3: Select the App that wants to clear the cache.

Step 4: Tap on Storage.

Step 5: Tap on Clear cache.

Alternative Way: Settings > Apps & notifications > See all apps > Select the app > Storge & cache > Clear cache – (Pixel Running Android 10 & Android 11)

Uninstall Android System Webview Update to Fix Pixel Apps Keep Crashing issue

Step 1: Go to Settings.

Step 2: Tap on Apps & notifications.

Step 3: Tap on See all apps.

Step 4: Tap on the Android system webview.

Step 5: Tap on Three vertical dots (Menu) at the upper right corner.

Step 6: Tap on the Uninstall updates.

It will replace this app with the factory version on your Google Pixel devices. All data will be removed.

Step 7: Tap on OK.

Now, restart your phone and update the app and you can see the fixed app crashing issue.

Enable Safe Mode on Google Pixel

To use safe mode, turn on safe mode in Pixel XL device using the below-given steps.

Step 1: Press and hold the power button on your Google Pixel device.

Step 2: Touch and hold the Power off button until view reboot to safe mode.

Step 3: Press OK to reboot safe mode.

It will take 20-30 seconds to reboot your device.

Fix Google Pixel app crashing problems

Step 4: View the “Safe mode” symbol below the left side corner.

Now all third-party apps disabled on your Pixel device. Check your Google Pixel device is working normally or not. If not found any issue, it means any third party downloaded apps causing this app crashing issues. To exit safe mode on Google Pixel XL phone, press and hold the power button and tap on the Restart option. Delete one by one recently downloaded app and find an app that causing a problem. And remove it from your device.

If none of the above-given solutions fix the app crashing problem on Pixel XL, factory data reset your Google Pixel phone.

End the list of all tricks to fix Google Pixel app crashing problems. What other fixes do you know for this Pixel problem? Share with us in below comment box. Don’t miss out to check our other Pixel tips and tricks.

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