App Troubleshooting
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Samsung Galaxy S20 5G / S20+ 5G / S20 Ultra 5G (G981U/G986U/G988U)

App Troubleshooting

Learn how to troubleshoot apps by clearing the app cache, force stopping an app, checking for updates, removing an app, and reinstalling.


INSTRUCTIONS & INFO
In this tutorial, you will learn how to:

• Clear the app cache
• Force an app to stop
• Check for app updates
• Remove an app
• Reinstall an app


Clear app cache

1. Swipe down from the Notification bar, then select the  Settings icon.

2. Scroll to and select Apps > desired app > Storage > Clear cache.
 
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Force stop an app

From the Apps screen, select the desired app then select Force stop.

Note: You will be prompted to select OK to confirm. 

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Check for app updates

From the home screen, select the Play Store app >  Menu icon > My apps & games > select Update next to the desired app or select Update all to download all available app updates. 

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Remove an app

From the desired app page in the Play Store, select Uninstall.

Note: You will be prompted to select OK to confirm. 

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Reinstall an app

From the desired app page in the Play Store, select Install.

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