20 Common Android Smartphone problems and solutions

Mandeep Singh Sajwan
In today's era, smartphones have become an essential part of everyone's life. And If it malfunctions by any mistake or reason then it causes us to be upset and furious. At that time any problem with the smartphone is like a problem with us. 

We become restless and deal with smartphone issues with utmost sincerity until the problems are fixed. 

However, have you ever thought to fix some common problems of your smartphone by yourself?

If yes, then this article is surely going to guide you through how you can do that.  And yes, you can solve some problems with your smartphone by yourself. 

It is not rocket science though, All you need is just to be cautious and alert. So whenever you encounter any minor issue with your smartphone that is ruining your experience, you can fix it by yourself.

So today we will learn about the Simple Solutions of 20 Common Problems of Smartphones.

If your smartphone gets hot while talking, or the performance of the phone is continuously deteriorating day by day or any other problem of any kind, then you will find a solution to all those problems in this article.

If your smartphone has any problem then the reduction in the performance of that will definitely be noticed.

Your phone operates slowly, at the same time you will have to face a lot of difficulties while connecting to the internet. 

There are many common problems that show that there is some problem with your smartphone.

So let's know how to win some common problems occurring on the smartphone. 

Simple Solutions for 20 Common Problems of Smartphones

You can fix common problems that befall in your smartphones on yourself. For this, you do not need to move to any mobile shop or service center. 

Because, if your phone is in the warranty period, then it is a very good thing.

But if there isn't a warranty period then you will have to loosen your pockets.

Smartphone problems and solutions

1. What to do if Camera shuts off Automatically?

If the camera of your smartphones is shutting off automatically. Follow this process to solve this issue

  1. Go to your phone's settings >> app, then go to the All tab. 
  2. Here you will see the camera app of the phone. 
  3. Now you tab over that camera app and clear all data as well as cache data.
  4. Only this much and your problem will be solved. But If the problem is still not solved. 
  5. Disable the camera app once and enable it again.

2. How to Fix if App crashes when you use it?

If this problem exists in your smartphone And app shuts down. Check if there is any new update of that app. If there is an update, update it immediately.

*But if there is no update

  1. then go to that phone's settings >> app,
  2. and then go to the All tab. 
  3.  Here, you delete the data and cache data of that app. And your problem will be solved.

3. Mobile slows down

Usually, this problem befalls because the internal storage of the phone is full. And thus your phone works slowly. 

So the simplest way to avoid this is to delete unwanted applications and data in the phone, or to move some data to your phone's micro SD card.

Apart from this, close the app which you are unable to use. And also delete the cache of those apps. With these two methods, your phone will start working again.

Even after adopting both these methods, if your phone is working slowly. So in order to delete unwanted files of your phone, you have to do Factory Reset.

 But remember, before doing a factory reset, do backup all the important data of your phone. Because after completing a factory reset, all the data on your phone will be deleted.

4.  Do this if Phone heats up while talking

If your phone heats up while talking. First of all, check the software and understand why it is happening.
 Possible reasons are that some apps are running in the background which is heating up the device. Update any app which is running in the background.

If the app and OS are new, then the battery may be the reason for the phone heating up. Therefore, note that the battery is now outdated & old.

5. How to fix if the battery life of smartphones is disturbed?

When buying a smartphone, a lot is spoken about the battery life. But the reality comes in our knowledge after using it.

 It is common in most smartphones to run out of battery quickly. Every other smartphone user is facing similar battery problems.

The easiest way to solve this problem. Changing the location of the phone and reducing the brightness. 

For this,

  1. Go to the 'setting' of your Smartphone.
  2. Turn off location and start the battery saving mode.
  3. Also, never put the phone's brightness on 'Auto Mode'.
  4. And change the brightness according to the need. 

If your phone battery is very low, reduce the brightness as much as possible.

With these two tricks, the battery of your phone will last for a long time. Apart from this, if you have Samsung Galaxy S5, which has 'Extra Battery Saving Mode'.

If using the phone's battery has become very long and your phone's battery is disturbing in recent times.

Backup the important data of the phone and do a Factory Reset. If you want, you can also do hard reset the phone. 

With this, your battery performance will improve for sure.

6. What to do if the Connectivity issue is occurring?

When connecting Wi-Fi and Bluetooth to the phone many times, we have to face a lot of problems. 
To solve the problem,

  1. Put your phone on 'Airplane Mode' for at least 30 seconds
  2. and then start it again. By doing this, your connectivity problem will be solved.

1. If there is a problem with Wi-Fi connectivity in 5.1 Lollipop. So put the phone in airplane mode and then turn on. 

2. After that on Wi-Fi do a forget password and connect again and enter the password. Your problem will be solved.

But if this problem happens every day. So you can consider changing your Wi-Fi router.

7. Having trouble with Contacts and Calendar Sync

If your Smartphone has a sync problem. Then it could be a Sync issue of Contacts and Calendar. Therefore to fix it, delete your Google Account once and sign it again, it will solve your problem.

8. Tabs Merging with other apps in the Chrome Browser

When using the Chrome Browser, if its tabs are merged with other apps. which increases the chances of accidentally closing them. 

Go to the chrome setting and turn off the tabs merging feature. This will allow chrome browser to shut altogether with its tabs and none of the tabs will merge with other apps.

9. What to do if you are having trouble in Google Play Store?

If your phone is crashing while the Google Play Store is open, or an error is appearing. Thus to overcome this problem, 
whichever google account you are using the play store with. Delete it and add that account again. Your problem will be solved. Actually, this problem is caused by using more than one google account.

But if there is only one account and this problem is occurring. Then 

  1. Go to your phone's setting >> app and then go to All Apps. 
  2. Now select the Google play store app from it and then delete the cached data. By doing this your problem will definitely be solved.

10. What to do if the app is not downloading from the Google Play Store?

In Android phones, people often complain that the application is not being downloaded from the Google Play Store. 

To solve this problem, 

  1. Go to the Google Play store and swipe the screen from left to right.
  2. You will see the button of your setting, select it.
  3. Delete the history here.

And this problem will be fixed.

If no application is still being downloaded. Go to

  1. Phone's setting >> Application >> All Apps. 
  2. Select Google Play Store from these apps.
  3. And go to the Google Play Store app and delete the 'cached data'.

 After doing this, your problem will definitely be solved.

11. Contacts Sync issue with G-mail 

If this problem exists and then do this
  1. Delete Gmail id and then restart the phone.
  2. Once the phone is on, you have to sync your contacts with Gmail again.
  3. If it is unable to sync, then go to the setting and check whether the option of sync is on or off.
  4. Now if it is on but still cannot sync. So add your account on Integrated with the phone. Then you will see that sync will start.

But even after doing something, it is not able to sync. So the last solution is to factory reset your phone.

But keep in mind that before doing a factory reset, you must back up the data of your phone. Otherwise, you will lose your complete data, because this data will be deleted.

12. What to do if you forget your phone's Password or Pattern Lock?

You must have seen many people often forget their passwords after appending Screen/Pattern Lock in their own phone. And when that phone is taken to a mobile shop or service center they simply hard reset your phone.

And also charge a hefty amount of money from you. But you can do the same thing by yourself. There is no need for you to go anywhere for this. 

But before doing a hard reset, you must backup all the important data of your phone. Otherwise, after hard reset, all your data will be deleted.

  1. First of all, switch off your phone for Hard Reset. 
  2. Then press and hold the power and volume down buttons for a while.
  3. You will see that the option of hard reset has come in front of you. 
  4. If you have a card on your phone, take it out and then do a hard reset. 

13. What to do if the Phone works slowly due to full memory/Storage?

If you store a lot on your smartphone. Then obviously the memory card is adhered to be full. And over time when the phone becomes old the storage of the phone fills up and the problem of memory cards also increases.

As the memory card is full, the phone slows down, hangs and makes the device unable to install any software.

To avoid all these problems, 

  1. you should go to the settings of the phone, 
  2. choose storage.
  3. There you will see an option to clear the cached memory. 
  4. Clear it up with the tab on it.
  5.  But the problem is still not resolving, Then in the backup of the phone's data, reset the phone to the factory.

14. What to do if the phone gets hot while inserting a memory card?

You must have seen many times that when we insert an old memory card into a new phone. Consequently, the phone gets quite hot. In such a situation, we run to a service center or format the memory card.

But if you format the memory card by connecting it to the computer, it would be great. Before formatting the memory card from the computer, make sure that it can be formatted on FAT32 only. 

And for better performance, you continue the memory card. Then you will find that the memory card is not getting hot when used with the phone.

15. What to do if the phone cannot connect to a laptop or computer?

In such a situation, when you connect your phone with a computer or laptop some mobile phones do not get connected to it. Therefore to fix this issue make sure that the feature media device (MTP) is enabled and appears in the notification.

If even being on MTP, the devices are not connecting. 

  1. You should navigate to the settings and choose About phone.
  2. Here you will get the build number. You press on it continuously 4 to 5 times.
  3. After pressing, the developer option will be enabled in the settings of your phone. 
  4. Now you will go to Settings again and select the Developers option. 
  5. In this you will see the option of USB debugging, you turn it on. Now your phone will start connecting with the computer.

16. What to do if the smartphone is not connecting to Wi-Fi?

You must have noticed many times that your smartphone is not able to connect with your Wi-Fi.
In such a situation, 

  1. Restart your smartphone and Wi-Fi router once.
  2. Doing this will solve your problem. 
  3. But if it still exists, take a backup of your smartphone's data, and do a factory reset the phone.

17. Do this, If the user interface of the phone does not work properly?

A common problem with Android phones is that the user interface of the phone does not work. 
For this, Simply

  1. You select the app settings, 
  2. then navigate to all apps and select the system UI.
  3. Delete the cached memory in it and restart the phone.
  4.  Now your phone will start working properly.

18. What to do if the message is not being sent?

When you want to send a message from your phone to someone with 'Take Tech Message' or 'Instant Messaging Apps'. But your message is not delivering.

Here, the only simple solution is the resend gate with the 'Resend' option. If the message is still not going. Thus there is no other solution other than restarting the phone.

19. Syncing error

If the device is encountering an error while syncing, that is, synchronizing. Hence there is a very simple solution to this.
First of all, 

  1. Your device has to be connected to the internet and secondly through which medium you are synchronizing the device. 
  2. Such as Google or Dropbox, they are working well. 
  3. Apart from this, the password you have entered is absolutely correct so that you can synchronize easily.

Even after this if there still exists. Delete your account and create it again.

20. Mobile Screen Problem

When someone makes a very important call and the touch screen of the phone does not work. In such a situation we all feel angry to throw the handset on the wall, but by doing a quick fix for on your device you can simply fix it.

  1. Many times the problem is solved only by restarting the phone.
  2. But keep in mind of switching off the phone at least for 1 or 2 minutes, 

Also if the screen of your phone is broken then this issue is more prone to occur with users.

Hopefully, you will like the people "Common Android Smartphone Problems And Solutions". And you too will definitely benefit from this simple solution.

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