How to Fix Messenger and Camera App Crashing on Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL

Last Updated on March 7, 2021 by Bestusefultips

Irritated by Messenger or Camera apps crashing or freezing on Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL? This tutorial explains possible solutions to fix the Pixel 4 app crashing issue. Several reasons for Android app crashing or freezing such as continuous using apps or games, phone storage is almost full, app updates, and more. Sometimes users are facing issues of randomly reboots or restating again and again also.

To fix the Pixel 4 XL app keeps crashing issue, you’ll try clear app cache, enable safe mode to check if third-party apps causing a problem in your device. Also, disable or force stop app if none of the methods fix app crashing or freezing issues on Pixel 4 XL and Pixel 4.

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How to fix app crashing on Pixel 4 XL

You can fix app freezing or crashing issues on your android device using one of the below given possible solutions.

Check for system software update

Make sure your Pixel 4 & 4 XL updated with the latest software. You can check it using the below steps.

Step 1: Go to the settings app.

Step 2: Scroll down and tap on System.

Step 3: Tap on Advanced.

Step 4: Tap on System update.

Step 5: Tap on Check for the update.

Download and install system update if available in your latest android devices.

Check storage almost full

Make sure your android phone storage is not full. If memory is full, you’ll need to delete unnecessary files or apps that you don’t use. Check your device storage is full using the below steps.

Step 1: Go to the settings app.

Step 2: Scroll down and tap on Storage.

Step 3: Tap free up space in your phone storage is full.

Check a particular app causing the issue

If particular app-related issues, first of all, check for that app update using the below steps.

Step 1: Open the Play store app in your device.

Step 2: Tap on Three horizontal lines at top left corner.

Step 3: Select My apps and games.

Step 4: Tap on Update all.

Wait until the updated app and check fix Pixel 4 app issues.

If you still facing issues, now clear app cache & data on Pixel 4 and 4 XL using the below steps.

Clear App Cache Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL to fix App Crashing & Freezing Issue on Pixel 4 XL

Step 1: Go to the settings app.

Step 2: Tap on Apps and notifications.

Step 3: Tap See all apps.

Step 4: Select app Camera/Messages from a list you want to clear app cache & data.

Step 5: Tap Storage & cache.

Step 6: Tap Clear cache.

Now restart your phone and check to fix Google Pixel 4 app crashing issues. If you still facing a problem, force stop app on Pixel 4 XL using the below steps.

Force stop Apps on Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL

Settings > Apps & notifications > See all apps > Select app (Camera/Messages) from list > Force stop > OK

It will remove all app data permanently from your device. In the last solution for a particular app, uninstall the app from your device and re-install again to fix it.

Turn on safe mode ton Pixel 4 XL and Pixel 4

If you don’t know which app causing the issue, enable safe mode on Pixel 4 & 4 XL to check if third-party app causing a problem.

Step 1: Long press the power button on your Google Pixel 4 & 4 XL.

Step 2: Long press the power off button up to 5-7 seconds.

You can see this message: Reboot to safe mode

Step 3: Tap on OK.

Step 4: Your device starts in safe mode. Safe mode icon display at the bottom left of the screen.

Now check your Pixel 4 messenger crashing or camera keep crashing in safe mode. If the issue goes away, a third-party app is most likely causing your problem. Reboot your phone and remove the messages or camera app from your phone. After removing the app that caused the problem, you can add back the other apps your regular use. If an issue doesn’t go away in Google Pixel 4 XL safe mode, try below-given troubleshooting solutions.

Factory Reset Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL

Make sure backed up your important data before performing a factory reset Google Pixel 4 and 4 XL. Also, remember Google account id and password to back up apps & other data after factory reset data or hard reset.

Step 1: Go to the settings app.

Step 2: Tap on System.

Step 3: Tap on Advanced.

Step 4: Tap Reset options.

Step 5: Tap Erase all data (Factory reset).

This will erase all data from your Pixel 4’s internal storage, including your Google account, downloaded app, system apps, photos, videos, music and more.

Step 6: Tap Erase all data.

Step 7: Tap Erase all data again.

After complete the process, restart your phone and check to fix app issues on Pixel 4 XL and Pixel 4 devices.

And that’s all. End the list of possible methods to fix app crashing on Pixel 4 XL and Pixel 4. Do you have any other handy tips to easily fix Pixel 4 app issues? Share with us in the below comment. Don’t forget to mention which of the above-given method useful to fix your issues.

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