If your Snapchat application has started to malfunction on your Galaxy S10, then you need to fix it in order to be able to use it ever again. If you're not looking to factory reset the device, then first you will have to check some easy guides in order to fix Snapchat "has stopped" bug.
The Samsung Galaxy S10 has been launched for some time, and if the Snapchat has started to act out and not work as it did before, then you should check the info we posted below and learn how you can fix the problems with any app you have installed on your device.
How to Fix Snapchat Bugs and Issues on Samsung Galaxy S10:
The Snapchat app is one of the most used Android apps, and if yours has started to show problems and errors, or it crashes randomly, then you can follow the info in this post and learn how to fix it using one of the methods below. Note that the final method will require you to factory reset the smartphone, and you should only apply it as a last resort, as that process will wipe clean your device.
Force Close Snapchat and Clear its app cache:
Go to Settings menu, open Apps, enable "show system apps" and then tap the "force stop" option.
The application can be restarted now and if it works without problems then you are done with this post. If the Snapchat app still doesn't work, then you should clear the cache for it:
Go to Settings> Apps> Snapchat and open the Storage menu. Tap the "clear cache" option and confirm. Now try to launch Snapchat.
Update Snapchat to latest version:
Open the Google Play Store and go to Snapchat's page to look for updates. If a new update is ready for download you simply need to confirm the download and the phone will take care of the rest of the process automatically.
Clear Snapchat app data:
If the above instructions didn't work, then you will have to clear the app data. This can be done by going to Settings> Apps> Snapchat> Storage and here you can use the "clear data" option.
Confirm the Snapchat app data removal and then try to open Snapchat once again. If the app works without problems you can close this post.
Uninstall and reinstall Snapchat:
Another thing you can try would be to uninstall the application. Go to the app's dedicated Google Play Store and use the Uninstall button. Confirm, then reboot the phone.
After the reboot is done you have to reinstall the Snapchat app and check if it works.
Reset Galaxy S10 Network Settings:
You can also try to reset the network settings of your Galaxy S10, as there might be something wrong with these. Here's how to do it:
Go to Settings> General Management> Reset> and use the Reset Network Settings option. Confirm the Reset process and then reboot the phone to complete the Network Settings reset.
Clear Cache Partition of Galaxy S10 from Recovery Mode:
Clearing the Cache Partition for your Galaxy S10 is done from its Recovery Mode menu.
- power off the phone.
- Boot it in Recovery Mode by pressing and holding Volume Up + Bixby + Power buttons at the same time.
- release the buttons when the Galaxy S10 screen shows an Android over a blue screen. Now wait 30 seconds more for the Recovery Mode menu to load.
- select 'wipe cache partition' option and confirm.
- reboot the Galaxy S10 in normal mode and you are done.
These were all the steps that you had to take in order to complete the cache partition wiping. If the Snapchat app now works without problems, then you are done with this post and you don't have to use any of the extra methods below.
Boot Galaxy S10 and Remove Suspicious apps:
In case you have installed any suspicious apps recently that are interfering with the Snapchat app, then you will have to uninstall them. In case you don't know which one is preventing Snapchat from running correctly, then you have to boot in Safe Mode the Galaxy S10.
The Safe Mode for the Galaxy S10 is booted by pressing and holding Power button for a couple of seconds. Now, tap and hold the "power off" icon for it to turn into the "safe mode" icon. Confirm the Safe Mode boot.
When your Samsung Galaxy S10 is in Safe Mode you can start removing apps that you think might interfere with the Snapchat functions. It is recommended for you to delete one app at a time and then boot the phone in normal mode and test Snapchat app to see if its problems have been fixed.
Factory Reset the Samsung Galaxy S10:
The last thing you should try is the Factory Reset. The Factory Reset process will wipe the entire data from your phone's internal storage. Try to backup all your important data files before factory resetting the Galaxy S10.
- power off your Galaxy S10.
- press and hold Volume Up + Bixby + Power buttons simultaneously.
- release the buttons when the Android logo over a blue background is shown by your device.
- now wait 30 seconds for the Recovery Mode menu to load.
- select 'wipe data/ factory reset' and confirm process.
- reboot the phone in normal mode and you are done.
These were all the guides we had for you, and hopefully you've managed to fix the Snapchat issues. In case you need any extra help completing this guide, then you should tell us in comments below.
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