Imagine you are trying to delete some data in your Contact list, and you get the error, “the process android.process.acore. has stopped”.
Now, what do you do?
How do I fix “the process android.process.acore has stopped” error?
The solution that you are going to get from most blogs is to go to the Settings menu in the phone, tap on contacts sync adapter-clear data, and that would be it. However, most of the people get the same error again.
Clear Cache of Application
The first method to take care of this error is to clear the cache of the application.
Make sure that the cache of the application is cleared, and you have created a backup for all your contacts. The two applications you can use for backing up data is Super Backup and Contacts Backup.
Follow the steps below, to get rid of the cache:
- Open the setting application on the android device
- Tap on Application Manager
- Find the Contact app of your phone and click on it
- Tap on the clear data option
- Restart your device
If the error is not fixed, then you can try another solution
Facebook Messenger Data
At times, this error can be eliminated if the user disables the Facebook app because the app is directly connected to the contacts list of the person’s phone.
Clear the Facebook data, using the same cache method above, and then sync to Facebook messenger, deleting the contacts. When you restart your device, there will be no error message this time.
However, if there is still an error message, then you can try out another method.
- Tap on the App Preferences, which you will find in Settings
- Go to Settings and click on the application manager
- Tap on the Reset App Preferences option
It could be that there is a new version of your Android OS available, and you haven’t updated it yet?
This could be one of the reasons why this error appears sometimes.
You can easily find if there is a software update, by going to Settings, or you will see a notification waiting for you, reminding you to update the OS of the device. This error will be automatically fixed.
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Partition Cache of the System
If none of the methods mentioned and described above works, then try this one.
Sometimes this error occurs because there is a cache in the system partition. Follow the steps below:
- Turn the device off
- Press the volume up and power button, and home button at the same time
- A recovery screen will open, and you can navigate it using the up and down key
- Wipe the cache partition and the with the help of the power button, confirm the action
The last resort that the user has in this case is to clear data of Google Play and Google Play Services.
At times, such an error can be caused by Google Play Services, and after clearing data and restarting the phone, the error won’t appear again. Try at least one of these methods, and it will surely work!