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How To Fix Galaxy S7 Freezing And Crashing

Those that own the new Samsung smartphone have said that the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge keeps crashing and freezing when using different apps. Don’t worry, below are some instructions on how to fix Galaxy S7 crashing and freezing issue.

It’s possible that the Galaxy S7 freezes for several different reasons. But before you try to fix this problem, it’s recommend to update your Galaxy S7 to the latest software update. If any app continues to crash often after the software update, read the guide below on how to fix the Galaxy S7 from freezing and crashing.



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Most of the apps downloaded from the Google Play Store make the Galaxy S7 to crash. You should read reviews of apps in the Google Play Store to see if others are dealing with the same problems. Also, Samsung isn’t able to fix the stability of third-party apps so it is down to the developer to improve their app. If the app hasn’t been fixed after some time, it’s recommended to delete the bad app. Read this guide here on how to remove and delete apps on the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge.


Memory problem

Other times when you haven’t restarted the Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 Edge in several days, apps start to freeze and crash randomly. This could be another reasons that the app may keep crashing is due to a memory glitch. By turning the Galaxy S7 on and off, it could solve that problem. If it doesn’t follow these steps:

  1. Turn on your smartphone.
  2. Tap on Apps.
  3. Select Manage Applications.
  4. Select the application that keeps crashing.
  5. Press on Clear Data and Clear Cache.


Factory reset Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 Edge

For some reasons you still can’t figure out the Galaxy S7 problem, you should reset it to factory settings. You should know that this will make you lose all applications and saved data, including your Google account settings, so ensure that you back up your device prior to performing the reset. Read this guide on how to factory reset the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge.



It’s due to a lack of memory

It’s also possible that the faulty app may happening because you don’t have enough memory on your device to function well. Try uninstalling any unused or very infrequently used apps and/or deleting some media files to free up internal memory.



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David Williams

Feb 29, 2016

I am a true junkie for everything tech. My current arsenal includes an Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV Stick, iPhone Xs, Samsung Galaxy S9, Samsung Chromebook, iMac, and Dell XPS 13.

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