Some Android apps are crashing for users – Google is working on a fix

Some Android apps are crashing for users – Google is working on a fix
Business Insider
Some Android users globally including in India on Tuesday faced crashing issues with apps on their Android devices, and Google said it was working on a fix.

Google acknowledged issues with Gmail on Android on the Google Workspace status page, recommending using the desktop version until the issues are resolved.

"We're aware of a problem with Gmail affecting a significant subset of users. The affected users are unable to access Gmail. We will provide an update, detailing when we expect to resolve the problem," Google said.

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"Affected users can use the desktop Gmail Web interface instead of the Gmail Android app," the company advised.

Samsung also acknowledged the issue and suggested a solution.


"Please remove the Webview Update and then restart the phone," Samsung tweeted from its US support Twitter account.

The issue is apparently owing to a system component called Android System WebView that lets Android apps display web content.

Affected users reported that the Gmail app on Android crashed.

"Here are the steps: Go settings > apps > tap the three dots in the top right corner > show system apps > search for Android System WebView > select Uninstall updates," Samsung posted.

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