WhatsApp is essential for any smartphone, as it is one of the most popular messaging tools. More than 1 billion active users from all around the world communicate via WhatsApp.
The app is incredibly useful. It is possible to send text messages, audio files, images, and documents. WhatsApp also allows you to place audio and video calls. However, no app is flawless.
WhatsApp does have its errors from time to time. You might have already received the “Unfortunately WhatsApp has stopped”. It is quite frustrating to deal with this issue, but luckily for you, it can be solved.
How to solve the “Unfortunately WhatsApp has stopped” error
There are a couple of methods which can be used in order to solve this error. We are going to list them all, so you can see which one works for you.
- Clear the cache
Clearing the cache can be one of the solutions. Go to the Settings app on your device there. Once you are there go to Apps and find WhatsApp. There go to WhatsApp and tap Storage and then tap Clear Cache and Clear Data.
Once you are done you should reboot your device. Now open the WhatsApp application from the App drawer and see if the issue is still there.
- Reinstall the app
If the first method did not work, you can try reinstalling the app as well. Go to the Google Play Store and then look for WhatsApp. Once you find it tap Uninstall so that you will be able to reinstall it. Now that you have uninstalled it, it is possible for you to install it once again.
One of these methods should solve your problem. If the issue is still there you might need to make sure that your device is running on the latest firmware.
Nora Reynolds is a major in biology and a minor in Biological Basis of Behavior, writing about science in general. She also likes to try new gadgets and sports about the AI new era.