App Troubleshooting

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.

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3. Navigate to and select the desired app.

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3. Scroll to and select Storage.

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4. Select Clear cache.

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Force stop an app

1. From the Apps screen, select the desired app.

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2. Select Force stop.

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

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Check for app updates

1. From the home screen, select the  Play Store app > Account icon > Manage apps & device.

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2. Select Updates available.

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3. 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 Uninstall to confirm. 

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Reinstall an app

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

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