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Annoying by app crashes or freezing when using a Camera app or Messages app? This tutorial will explain to you how to fix the Google Pixel 3a app crashing or freezing issue. If you know which app causing the issue, you can easily clear the app cache or force stop app to fix app crashing issues on Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL.
You need to turn on safe mode on Pixel 3a to find third party app that causing issues in your device. Also facing the issue of phone keeps restarting itself because of some third-party apps you installed in your android device. Follow below given different methods to fix Google Pixel 3a app crashing issue.
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How to Fix Google Pixel 3a App Crashing or Freezing Issue
First of all, restart your device to the long press power button and tap the restart button. And check app works in your device.
Check for apps updates
Make sure all apps update with the latest version. You can check it using below given settings.
Step 1: Open Play store.
Step 2: Tap Three horizontal lines (More) at the upper left corner.
Step 3: Tap My apps & games.
Step 4: Tap Update all.
Update app if available and check app issues fix.
Clear app cache on Pixel 3a & 3a XL
You can clear app cache & data on Pixel 3a if a particular app-related problem in your device.
Step 1: Swipe up from the bottom of the screen to access the app drawer.
Step 2: Tap the Settings app.
Step 3: Tap Apps & notifications.
Step 4: Tap See all apps.
Step 5: Select the app from a list.
Step 6: Tap Storage (Android 9) or Storage & cache (Android 10).
Step 7: Tap Clear cache.
It will remove app data temporarily from your device. Now restart your device and check to fix the app issue. Also, clear app data on Pixel 3a if clear cache can’t fix the issue.
Turn on safe mode to fix Google Pixel 3a app crashing issue
If you can’t find which app causing a problem, you need to enable safe mode on Pixel 3a and 3a XL using the below settings.
Step 1: Long press the power button until you see the power menu on Google Pixel 3a.
Step 2: Touch and hold Power off button until appear “Reboot to safe mode”.
Step 3: Press OK to boot Pixel 3a into safe mode.
Wait until restarting your Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL device.
Step 4: You can see the “Safe mode” icon on the bottom left corner of the screen.
Now all downloaded third-party apps temporarily disable from your android device. If the issues go away in your Pixel devices safe mode, downloaded app caused a problem. Now exit safe mode on Pixel 3a to restart your device. Find the app that crashing or freezing your device & remove it.
If none of the above methods fix app crashing or freezing issues on Google Pixel 3a, factory data reset using the below methods.
Factory Reset to fix Google Pixel 3a app crashing issue
Make sure backed up & restore data on other devices. Also, need Google account password after factory reset to backup data. It will remove all data from your device including Google account, photos & videos and more.
Step 1: Open the Settings app on the Pixel 3a app drawer.
Step 2: Tap System.
Step 3: Tap Advanced.
Step 4: Tap Reset options.
Three options appear here including reset Wi-Fi, mobile, and Bluetooth, reset app preferences and Erase all data (factory reset) options.
Step 5: Tap Erase all data (factory reset).
Step 6: Tap Erase all data.
Now enter PIN or Password or Pattern lock if needed.
Step 7: Tap Erase everything.
After reset Pixel 3a & 3a XL, reboot your device and restore your backed-up data using your Google account.
End the list of possible methods to fix Google Pixel 3a app crashing issue. Do you have any other tips to fix app issues? Share with us in below comment box. Stay and connect with us for the latest updates.