How to Fix App Crashing or Freezing on Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL

Last Updated on March 26, 2021 by Bestusefultips

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 a third-party app that causing issues in your device. Also facing the issue of the phone keeps restarting itself because of some third-party apps you installed on your android device. Follow the 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 on your device.

Check for Apps Updates

Make sure all apps update with the latest version. You can check it using the given settings.

Step 1: Open the Play store.

Step 2: Tap Three horizontal lines (More) at the upper left corner.

Step 3: Tap My apps & games.

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Step 4: Tap Update all.

Update app if available and check app issues fix.

Clear App Cache on Pixel 3a & Pixel 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).

How to fix Google Pixel 3a app crashing issue

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 a clear cache can’t fix the issue.

Uninstall Android System Webview Update to Fix Apps Keep Crashing issue Pixel 3a XL/Pixel 3a

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 Pixel 3a 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.

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 the 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.

Phone keeps restarting itself on Google Pixel 3a 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, the 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 to back up & restore data on other devices. Also, need a 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.

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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.

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