10 Android Problems And How To Fix Them
It’s been a while since we have been using Smartphones. We all have come across Android problems related to a battery running out of juice, the phone performance slowing down, it won’t power on or at times have a problem connecting to the internet.
Here are a few quick fixes for some of the most common Android problems users face.
Many of us have encountered this typical android problem with the battery life of our smartphone running low. You can easily prolong your smartphone’s battery life by making changes to your location and brightness settings.
Enter the setting menu and click on Location and select battery save mode. When it comes to setting the brightness avoid using auto brightness. Instead of auto brightness bring down the level of brightness halfway or to a level that will not strain your eyes.
Some other smartphones come with extra battery saving modes like Low Power mode, Super Mode, and a Customised Mode to choose from.
Frozen and slow user interface
As you keep using your smartphones to store songs, pictures and videos the internal storage fills up. This to a certain extent slows down the performance of your smartphone. This can be resolved by deleting unused files, apps, and photos or moving them to a cloud storage app or a microSD card.
Try to avoid using live wallpapers, close all open apps that are idle and delete app cache.
To delete the app’s cache you can go to Settings > Apps, select the desired app and choose Clear Cache option. You can also use freeware apps available on Google play like App Cache Cleaner and Clean Master, these apps will automate the process of clearing the cache.
At times you will face difficulty in connecting to Bluetooth, WiFi or your cellular network, try to switch over to Airplane mode for 30 seconds, toggle it off and try to reconnect. Wallah ! this should fix the connectivity problem. You can also try to toggle the specific connection and fix the connectivity issues.
If the Connection issue is not being resolved try to repair or try setting up your Bluetooth device or Wi-Fi network again.
Stalled text messages
Most users have encountered this when you try to send messages, you don’t seem to be able to send them. In this case, ensure you are connected to the internet via WiFi or cellular data connection and try to resend them by clicking on the unsent message and click Resend.
If you still are not able to send the messages try to restart your device or can try to install a third-party messaging app.
There are numerous reason why users have to face the syncing error. Firstly check if you are connected to the Internet and the service you are trying to sync with like Google or Dropbox. Also, check the passwords and try to sync again.
If the problem is not fixed try to remove the account from the smartphone device and reconfigure the account.
There are many reasons for an App to crash. Check if the app is updated to the latest version. Check if you have updated your phone. If they are not updated try to update to the latest versions. If this does not help try closing the apps by force by swiping it away in the multitask mode as show here.
At times it is really frustrating when your phone just does not respond and seems hang and dead. You need not worry as most of the phones with unresponsive screen issue are fixed with a simple restart. Switch off your phone by pressing the power button and wait for a few minutes before powering it on.
This might not in the case of smartphones physically damaged or dropped in water and might suggest you have a bigger problem on your hands.
Google Play Store keeps crashing
This problem can be resolved simply by clearing the cache. To do this simply go to Settings >Appliations > All Apps> Google Play Store> Storage and select Clear Cache. Later restart your phone and the should be fixed.
Unable to Download Apps
At times you are not able to download apps. Firstly go back to the last page on the list and try to clear Google Play Store cache. If this works well and good, otherwise try to wipe Google Play’s history.
Generally, this problem occurs due to a corrupt cache and you simply need to clear it. Open Google Play Store on the top left-hand side of your screen tap the three lines to open the apps menu. Choose Settings and tap on the Clear local search history
Your kids make purchases
Who does not like playing games on the phone, kids are no different. They love playing games on the phone and end up buying apps and in-game items.
This can be easily altered by going to Google Play Store, click on the three lines on the upper left-hand side of the screen. This will open the menu and tap on Settings. Later tick the box for fingerprint authentication and choose For all purchases through Google Play on this device. This setting will always require your fingerprint authentication while making any purchases through Google Play.