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How To Fix ‘Google Keeps Stopping’ Error With These 5 Fixes


Google Keeps stopping error is quite common among Android users and here are a few fixes to resolve the issue.

- Updated: 15th Mar 2022, 20:52 IST
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    How To Fix ‘Google Keeps Stopping’ Error With These 5 Fixes
    • Method 1: Force Stop and Clear Google App Data
    • Method 2: Uninstall Google App Updates
    • Method 3: Uninstall the Android System WebView Updates
    • Method 4: Check for Android OS updates
    • Method 5: Reset Your Android Device (You will loose all your data)

Android OS has evolved a lot since its first beta release in 2007. Although, bugs and random crashes are a part of every OS in existence right now. But recently quite a lot of users globally have started reporting ‘Google Keeps Stopping’ Error. This might be because of a buddy update to the Google app or some System UI bug in the Android OS.

The error message can occur anytime while browsing the Google play store or while using any other app. You get a popup stating “Google Keeps Stopping” with options to App Info, Close App or Send Feedback. But whatever you do, the error message will keep reoccurring randomly.

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How To Fix ‘Google Keeps Stopping’ Error With These 5 Fixes

So what exactly to do if you get this popup message and how to Fix ‘Google Keeps Stopping’ Error. Here are our 5 methods that can help resolve the issue:

Method 1: Force Stop and Clear Google App Data

You can first try restarting your device and see if it resolves the issue. And if the error message keeps popping up again just follow the below-mentioned steps to clear app data:

1. Navigate to ‘Settings’ menu and look for Apps & notifications.

2. Browse to ‘Google‘ app and click on Force Stop Button.

Force Stop Google App
Force Stop Google App

3. Now navigate to Storage & Cache option.

Clear storage data and cache

4. Now click on Clear Cache and Clear Data.

clear cache to fix google keeps stopping error

5. Now restart the device

With the process complete the error popup should be fixed and if it pops up again refer to the next Method and perform those steps.

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Method 2: Uninstall Google App Updates

The next method is to uninstall the recently installed Google app updates that are automatically installed from Google Play Store. This is done to remove the buggy update that might have caused this issue.

1. Navigate to Settings > Apps & notifications > Google

2. At the top right you will see a three-dot menu (App settings).

uninstall google app updates

3. Click on “Uninstall Updates” option. Now click Ok.

uninstall google app updates

Now with the steps complete, restart your smartphone. And the issue should be fixed now.

Method 3: Uninstall the Android System WebView Updates

Another suspected service is Android System WebView and it might also cause the ‘Google Keeps Stopping’ Error.

1. Navigate to Settings > Apps & notifications. Now navigate down and click on See all apps.

Apps and Notifications options

2. Look for “Android System WebView” in the list.

Android System Webview

3. Click on the three-dot menu at the top right and select Uninstall Updates. Hit Ok.

uninstall updates for Android System Webview

Now restart your device and the issue should have been fixed now.

restart android device

Method 4: Check for Android OS updates

If none of the above steps work, the issue might be something with the Android OS on your smartphone. And most probably a new software update should fix this issue. To check for any software updates:

1. Navigate to Settings and navigate to System

2. Now select System Updates and click on ‘Check for Update‘.

check for system updates

3. If any update is available do install it and if it says your system is up to date that means no software updates are available.

check for OS updates on Android

Now if any software updates are available, complete the process and this should fix the ‘Google Keeps stopping error’

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Method 5: Reset Your Android Device (You will loose all your data)

Reset your android device

When nothing works this is the last resort to try and fix the ‘Google Keeps Stopping’ error.

1. Navigate to Settings > Reset Options. Or you can simply search for ‘Reset’ in the settings search bar at the top.

how to reset android device

2. Select ‘Erase all data (factory reset)‘ and now click on ‘Erase All Data’.

erase all data on android to fix google keeps stopping error

3. Now it will ask you to enter your lock screen pattern or password.

Once done the smartphone will reset and it will erase all your data including

chat history, media and all the apps. Your phone will be as it was on the first day out of the box. Now you can start setting up your phone and import all your data. This should definitely fix ‘Google Keeps stopping’ error.

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